EPFO Clarifications Towards Online Filing Of Monthly Returns By Exempted Establishments And Specified Timing
As per EPFO circular dated 19th December 2017, the EPFO has stated that, with reference to the notification No. C-Ex/Ex – Return/2014/19536 on Online Filing And Specified Timeline For Filing Returns By Exempted Establishments, it has received some representations as to whether Part-E of the return for a wage month has to include actual investments upto the end of the next wage month.
EPFO has clarified that Part – E shall contain the information related to the actual investments and other receipts/payments made in the wage month with which the online return relates. For example in the monthly return of March 2017, Part – E will contain the actual contribution receipts, payments and details of the investments made between 1st March 2017 and 30th March 2017.
In return of March 2017, establishments are not required to give the investment details of contributions due for March 2017 but actually paid to Trust in April 2017 or thereafter