Provident Fund Return E-filing
Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is a scheme governed by the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. It is regulated by Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO). PF registration is applicable for all establishment which employs 20 or more employees in the organization. PF registration can also be obtained voluntarily by establishments having employee strength less than 20 persons.
- Provident fund is a social security system that was introduced for encouraging savings among employees, so that they can benefit from it after retirement.
- Contributions are made by both the employer and the employee monthly. PF contributions can only be withdrawn by the employee at the time of his/her retirement, having a few exceptions.
- All employers having PF registration are obliged to file returns monthly.
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PF Return: Provident fund return must be filed by all organizations having PF registration every month. PF return is due on the 25th of each month. Further, a final PF return is due on the 25th of April for the year ended on 31st March.
PF Payment: Provident Fund (PF) payments are due on the 15th of each month. The employer must deposit a total of 12% or 10% of the employee salary towards PF on or before this date every month. For most companies, the PF rate of 12% would be applicable.
UAN: The Employee Provident Fund has launched the Unified Portal to streamline and simplify all features of provident fund for both employers and employees. Employees who have the newly allotted UAN can use the Unified Portal for varied services.
- The due date for Monthly Challan remittance to Bank for PF is 15th of every month
- The due date for Monthly PF returns is 15th of subsequent month.
- The due date for yearly returns is 30th April every year.
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What is PF return filing?
All the employers who have obtained PF registration are required to file PF return every month. The PF returns has to be filed by the 15th of each month on the unified portal.
Is PF Registration mandatory for people earning more than 15,000 rupees?
PF registration is mandatory for the employees who have a basic salary of dearness allowance is up to 15,000 and for those who are earning beyond Rs.15,000 it is not mandatory to get PF registration.
What is the due date for monthly PF returns?
The due date for monthly PF returns is the 15th of the subsequent month.
What is the due date for yearly PF returns?
The due date for yearly return filing is the 30th of April every year.
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