EPFO Eases ECR Fling Process

Dear all,

Given the impact of the Covid-19 on employers, the Employees’ Provident Fund organization (EPFO) has introduced changes in the Electronic-Challan cum Return (ECR) filing process.

As per the Press Release dated 30.04.2020 issued by EPFO , the process of creation & filing of monthly ECR can now be done without the need for making simultaneous contributions and employer may choose to make the contributions later as per his convenience post filing of the ECR. Further, filing of such ECR shall be treated as employers intent to comply and will not attract any penal consequences.

Copy of the press release is attached.



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