We would like to inform that mandatory deposit of EPF Contributions through internet Banking has been extended till December 31, 2015 for small employers.
EPF department has earlier informed to all Employers that it is mandatory for all establishments contributing above Rupee one Lakh to make compulsory payment of EPF through online mode only with immediate effect. Further, establishments contributing less than one lakh in a month may deposit EPF contribution through offline mode till September,2015.
Now EPFO department has extended the mandatory EPF due date for small employer contributing less than one lakh in a month to 31.12.2015.
Note: From January 1, 2016 all establishments (without any minimum Limit) shall be required to deposit EPF contribution only through online banking.
EPF department circular bearing No. Bkg.1(4)2010/Online Remittance/Vol. II/22138 dated 19th August , 2015 in this regard and ministry of labour order bearing No. Bkg.1(4)2010/Online Remittance/Vol. II/22137 dated 19th August , 2015 is attached for your ready reference