When is the last date for PF filing?
Applicable for all entities in India having more than 20 employees.
Due date of Monthly PF filing:
Must deposit a total of 12% or 10%(as applicable) of the employee's wages as PF on or before the 15th(due date) of every month.
Due date of PF returns filing:
Must be filed by all entities, registered under the Provident Fund, before the 25th(due date) of each month. A final PF return is due on the 25th of April for the year ending on 31st March.
1. EPFO has decided to withdraw the grace period of 5days to remit the PF deposit in case of any delay or holidays.
2. Remittances made under such circumstances as public/bank holiday will be treated as a normal payment, and will not incur penal damages.
Penalty for delayed payment:
Delay & Penalty
Up to 2 months: 5% per annum
2 months to 4 months: 10% per annum
4 months to 6 months: 15% per annum
Exceeding 6 months: 25% per annum
(It may correspondingly go up to 100%)