EPFO facilitates online filing of returns
The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) that has taken steps for total computerisation to improve subscribers and employers, has developed e-return software in order to simplify the filing of various returns by employers. The tool and the user manual, guidelines for filing e-return are available at the EPFO website www.epfindia.gov.in, a press release from T R S Kumar, regional PF commissioner 1, here stated.
Employers of establishments covered under EPF and MP Act should henceforth download the software and file all monthly returns electronically from April 2011 onwards. The annual returns in form number 3A for 2011-12 should also be filed before April 30 using the software along with a hard copy of form number 6A in order to upload the member balance and issue the annual statement of accounts expeditiously to the subscribers.
In case of doubts, employers may contact the public relations officer, EPFO, Highlands on phone: 0824-2432955 for assistance.
Source: The Times of India