Every employer registered under the Act shall pay the amount of tax due from him according to the return on or before the date prescribed for filing of such return. ePayment and e-Returns are mandatory, now.
Payment can be done online either at mahavat portal or through GRAS (Government Receipt Accounting System) and e-Return can be filed at mahavat portal.
Every registered employer whose tax liability during the previous year or a part thereof -
- is less than Rs.5000 shall furnish an annual return on or before the 31 March, of the year to which the return relates.
- is Rs.5,000/- or more but less than Rs.20,000/- shall furnish quarterly return on or before the last date in respect of the quarter to which the return relates.
Quarter ending on 30 June - 30 June
Quarter ending on 30 Sep - 30 Sep
Quarter ending on 31 Dec - 31 Dec
Quarter ending on 31 Mar - 31 Mar
- is Rs.20,000/- or more, shall furnish a monthly return on or before the last date of the month to which the return relates.
- For the first year in which an employer is granted a Registration Certificate, an employer registered under this act shall furnish a quarterly return till the end of the year in which he is granted the certificate of registration.