EPFO Introducing Electronic Challan cum Return(ECR) effective April 2012 !!


EPFO is introducing Electronic Challan cum Return (ECR) effective April 2012 for depositing contributions by all employers.

Copy of the notifications can be downloaded from here and here. Click Here Applicability of PF Provisions to International Workers

Salient features of the new system are :

  • Automatic updating of accounts on receipt of a contribution by EPFO
  • Employers can download Annual Accounts slips for their employees for the year 2010-11 onwards from EPFO website
  • No need to file returns in
  • Forms 5,10,3A,6A,12A for un-exempted establishments
  • Forms 3PS,4PS,5PS,6PS,7PS,8PS for exempted establishments
  • No Need for annual updating of accounts
  • Annual Accounts slips starting from 2010-11 will be available for download by employers
  • Auto-updating of member basic details for new members and exit details for existing members
  • Members can get the detailed account statements with all credits and debits from EPFO website effective from 1st May 2012

Important: for utilizing the above new system, all the employers are required to get user Id and Password by logging into EPFO website www.epfindia.gov.in anytime (24X7)


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