Deployment of electronic facility at Employer Interface of EPFO’s Unified Portal for Principal Employers to view EPF compliances of their Contractors & contract workers.

Many employers outsource business processes of their establishment to contractors and
also engage workers in or in connection with the work of the establishment by or through
contractors and in such cases employer’s liability under EPF & MP Act, 1952 is payable by the
Principal employers. The contractors are registered independently as establishment with EPFO
and they are required to report EPF compliance in r/o workers provided to their Principal
Employers through ECRs. The UANs of the workers and the attendance / wage payment
records are verified by the Principal employers to settle the claims.

Now with deployment of aforesaid facility,

  1. EPFO registered employers engaging employees by or through contractor(s) can add
    the details of contractor(s), contract amount, tenure & UANs of contract employees at
    Employer Interface of EPFO’s Unified Portal:
    Principal Employers not registered with EPFO can register on above Portal with Income
    Tax TAN to receive Login/password for adding details of their contractors & contract
  2. On adding contractor’s & employees details, principal employer can view through their
    login the employee wise remittance made by contractors through ECR for any wage
    month during tenure of contract.
  3. Principal employer can view whether the employer’s share of EPF contributions (13% of
    contract worker’s wages) paid by the principal employer has been remitted by the
    contractor in r/o all contract workers or not.

circular of epfo is attached.

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