Latest Compliance Updates For Centre

ESI online submission of Maternity Claim

22 Sep, 2022

ESI has released a circular stating that online submission of Maternity Claim has been deployed. The I.W. whose UAN number has been seeded in the system, can claim for Maternity Benefit through IP Portal. The User Manual for submission of online request is attached herewith for reference.

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Guidelines for Compounding of Offences under Income Tax Act, 1961

17 Sep, 2022

With a view to decriminalise certain offences & to facilitate compounding of offences under the Income-tax Act, 1961, CBDT issues fresh guidelines dated 16.09.2022.

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ESI extends timeline to deposit August month contribution

15 Sep, 2022

ESI extends the timeline from 15 Sep 2022 to 22 Sep 2022 to the employers for depositing their contribution for the month of August 2022. Due to the inoperation of ESI Portal, Employers faced inconvenience in depositing their monthly remittances. Keeping in view of the problems ESI, as a one-time opportunity has extended the timeline as above-mentioned.

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ESI provisions extend to certain areas in Tamil Nadu

15 Sep, 2022

With effect from 01 October 2022, certain provisions of the ESI Act will be applicable to all the areas of Krishnagiri and Tiruchirappalli districts, in addition to the already notified areas in the districts, and in all the areas of Perambalur district, in the State of Tamil Nadu.

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Additional Guidelines under section 194R (2) of Income Tax Act

13 Sep, 2022

CBDT has issued some more clarifications vide its circular relating to sub-section (2) of section 194R on issues which will help to remove difficulties in implementation of this provision.

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More Notifications

Supreme Court upholds Amendment to Gratuity Act covering Teachers

29 Aug, 2022
The Hon’ble Supreme Court (in Civil Appeal No. 8162 of 2012 decided on 29.08.2022 in the case of Independent Schools Federation of India (Regd.) vs. Union of India and another and other connected Appeals and Writ Petitions) upheld the amendment to the Payment of Gratuity Act.
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ESI Provisions coming to effect in Kalahandi District of Odisha

24 Aug, 2022
ESIC has notified that with effect from 01 September 2022, certain provisions of ESI Act shall come to effect in Kalahandi district of Odisha.

Assam Minimum Wages Notification - August 2022

22 Aug, 2022
The Labour Welfare Department of Assam has issued a notification for revision in minimum rates of wages that is to take effect from 01 August 2022.

Determination of Eligible Service for Settlement of Pension Claims

17 Aug, 2022
The EPFO has issued a clarification for the determination of eligible service for the settlement of pension claims related to workers of seasonal factories or establishments.

Clarification on ESIC V/s M/s. Texmo Industries

16 Aug, 2022
ESI Corporation has issued a clarification regarding queries received from many employers facing difficulties in implementing the judgement dated 08 march 2021 by Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of ESIC Vs Texmo Industries.

ESI provisions effective in Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai districts, Tamil Nadu

10 Aug, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified that the provisions of the ESI Act shall come into force in all the areas of Ramanathapuram and Sivagangai districts in the State of Tamil Nadu.

BOCW (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) (Karnataka) (Amendment) Rules, 2022

08 Aug, 2022
The Government of Karnataka, after consultation with the Expert Committee, hereby makes the Building and Other Construction Workers’ (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) (Karnataka) (Amendment) Rules, 2022.

Uttarakhand Minimum Wages Notification

08 Aug, 2022
Uttarakhand Government has released the minimum wages revised rate effective from 01 Aug 2022 to 31 January 2023.

Standard Operating Procedure to settle death claims

03 Aug, 2022
EPFO has published a notification on Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to settle claims in cases of death due to Industrial Accident.

Enhancement of Minimum Pension under Employees’ Pension Scheme (EPS), 1995

01 Aug, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released a press release with respect to enhancement in minimum pension of Rs.1000 per month to the pensioners under the Employees' Pension Scheme (EPS) by providing additional budgetary support.

Minimum Wages Notification - Andaman & Nicobar

29 Jul, 2022
The Andaman & Nicobar Labour Department has published the notification revising the rate of minimum wages that takes effect from 01 July 2022.

Central revised Minimum Wages VDA

29 Jul, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released a notification superceding its previous notification dated 31 March 2022 revising the rates of variable dearness allowance (VDA) for employees employed under various industries. The revised VDA shall be payable from 01 April 2022.

EPFO clarifies student-trainees status

27 Jul, 2022
EPFO has provided clarification on status of student-trainees of educational/technical institute engaged in relevant industries.

Goa Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2022

23 Jul, 2022
The Goa Labour Department has published the amendment in Goa Welfare Fund (Amendment) Act, 2022 to further amend the Goa Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1986. This amendment has been introduced with respect to the penalties for compounding of the offences.

EPFO to award establishment that files E-Nomination

22 Jul, 2022
The EPFO has decided to award one establishment from each region (north, south, east,west and NER) who will complete highest number of filing of e-nomination by 31 March 2023.

Draft Amendment to Andhra Pradesh Maternity Benefit Rules

19 Jul, 2022
Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has notified the draft amendment to Andhra Pradesh Maternity Benefit Rules.

Amendment to Andhra Pradesh Maternity Benefit Rules, 1966

19 Jul, 2022
The Labour Factories Boilers & Insurance Medical Services Department has issued Amendment to Andhra Pradesh Maternity Benefit Rules, 1966.

All-India Consumer Price Numbers for Industrial Workers, June 2022

30 Jun, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has released All-India Consumer Price Index(CPI) Numbers for Industrial Workers for the month of June 2022.

Tripura Minimum Wages Notification - April 2022

28 Jun, 2022
The Tripura Government has published the revised rate of minimum wages for the private security guards.

ESI provisions extended to Thoothukudi District, TN

24 Jun, 2022
ESIC has notified that certain ESI provisions shall come into force effective from 01 July 2022, in all the areas of Thoothukudi district in the Tamil Nadu.

ESI Regulation certificates to be issued online

22 Jun, 2022
In order to facilitate the Insured Persons to avail their cash benefits without any delay, ESIC has directed to all its authorities that with effect from 01 August 2022, payment of cash benefits should be end-to-end online. No regulation certificate for any cash benefit will be issued by the ESIC/ESIS dispensary in physical form.

Guidelines on perquisites under section 194R (2) of the Income Tax Act

16 Jun, 2022
The Finance Act 2022 inserted a new section 194R in the Income-tax Act, 1961.

All India Consumer Price Index Numbers - May 2022

13 Jun, 2022
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation National Statistics Office has issued a Press Release for All India Consumer Price Index (CPI) Numbers on Base 2012=100 for Rural, Urban and Combined for the month of May 2022.

Revised Rate of Minimum Wages - Tamil Nadu

10 Jun, 2022
Tamil Nadu Government has notified the revised rate of minimum wages for certain employment.

Online registration, renewal for factories in Puducherry

03 Jun, 2022
The Chief Inspector office of Factories & Boilers, Puducherry has published a notification stating that the services for registration and renewal of licenses for the Factories under the Factories Act hereinafter are to be availed and provided through online mode only.

Registration & Renewable fee towards Telangana Green Fund

03 Jun, 2022
The Labour Employment Training & Factories Department of Telangana has issued an order with respect to the Registration and Renewable fee prescribed towards the Telangana Green Fund into the account of Telangana Haritha Nidhi from April 1st, 2022 under certain Acts.

Registration and Renewable fee towards Telangana Green Fund

03 Jun, 2022
The Labour Employment Training & Factories Department of Telangana has issued an order with respect to the Registration and Renewable fee prescribed towards the Telangana Green Fund into the account of Telangana Haritha Nidhi.

PF rate of interest for the year 2021-22

03 Jun, 2022
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified the concerned authorities to credit the interest @ 8.10% for the year 2021-22 to the members of EPF scheme.

ESI provisions extend to Andaman & Nicobar Islands

30 May, 2022
ESIC has notified extending the provisions applicable to certain class of establishments in the areas of Andaman & Nicobar Islands with effect from 01 June 2022.

Uttar Pradesh Factories terms for women workers in night shift

27 May, 2022
The UP government lays down certain conditions to the employers of the Factories in Uttar Pradesh regarding the women workers employed in night shifts.

Himachal Pradesh Minimum wages notification

25 May, 2022
The Labour Department of Himachal Pradesh has released the minimum wages notification that is effective from 01 April 2022.

Duration of Apprentice Training under optional trade

18 May, 2022
The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship has released its office memorandum giving directions regarding the duration of apprentice training under optional trade.

State-wise list of 596 notified districts under ESI Scheme

12 May, 2022
ESIC has released a circular providing the state-wise list of notified districts under the ESI Scheme.

ESI provisions to extend Bajali district, Assam

01 May, 2022
ESI provisions to extend Bajai District in the State of Assam with effect from 01 June 2022.

Labour Bureau releases CPI for Industrial Workers, March, 2022

30 Apr, 2022
The Ministry of Labour & Employment has released Consumer Price Index(CPI) for Industrial Workers, March, 2022, wherein All-India CPI-IW for March, 2022 increased by 1.0 point and stood at 126.0.

Minimum Wages Notification for Tamil Nadu

27 Apr, 2022
The Labour Welfare and Skill Development Department of Tamil Nadu has issued a draft notification for revision of the minimum rates of wages for the employment in the industries of silk twisting, gold, silver articles, forestry and soap manufatoring. These rates of minimum wages will be effective after the expiry of two months from the date of publication of this notification i.e. April 27, 2022.

EPF Compliance for contract employees

27 Apr, 2022
EPFO has circulated letter giving detailed instructions to its field officers for adopting a pro-active approach in compliance with the provisions of the EPF Scheme in respect of the contractors engaged by the principal employer.

EPFO clarification on final EPF withdrawal for International Workers

27 Apr, 2022
EPFO has notified clarification regarding the EPF final withdrawal for international workers from countries not having a Social Security Agreement with India (non-SSA countries).

ESI benefits to Nagapattinam District in TN

25 Apr, 2022
ESIC has published a notification that with effect from 01 April 2022, the medical benefit as laid down in Regulation 95-A of ESI (General) Regulations and the Tamil Nadu Employees' State Insurance (Medical Benefit) Rules, 1955 shall be extended to the families of insured persons in the entire area of Nagapattinam districts in the State of Tamil Nadu, in addition to the already implemented area in the district.

Timely Settlement of Medical Reimbursement Claims

25 Apr, 2022
ESIC has issued a circular directing that the reimbursement claim of Insured Persons should be settled within 30 days from the receipt of the bill.

Relaxation of Time Limit for Depositing and Filing ESI Contribution

13 Apr, 2022
ESIC has issued a circular giving relaxation to all employers facing problems in respect to depositing ESI Contribution for the period of March 2022.

State Wise Updated List of Notified Districts under ESIC

11 Apr, 2022
ESIC has issued a circular to notify the updated list of all the districts covered by ESIC.

Amendment in Cash Award Scheme for Welfare of Registered Construction Workers

08 Apr, 2022
The Bihar Labour Resource Department has issued a notification regarding amendment in Cash Award Scheme for the welfare of registered construction workers and their dependents.

TDS on EPF contribution exceeding specified limit

05 Apr, 2022
EPFO has notified about the calculation and deduction of taxable interest relating to PF contribution that exceeds 2.5 Lakhs.

Application and Engagement of Apprentices by Establishments

04 Apr, 2022
The Bihar Labour Resource Department has issued a notification regarding application of provision of Apprentices Act, 1961.

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