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How to File Annual PF Return Online

Online Legal India LogoBy Online Legal India Published On 09 Dec 2020 Updated On 12 Feb 2021 Category EPF

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is a financial security scheme introduced by the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. The sole purpose of EPF is to provide social security to employees so that they can still be financially stable after retirement.

Any employer having 20 or more employees is required to register under the EPF scheme. After registration, monthly and annual PF Return filing is the most important.

What is PF Return


All employers having done PF Registration are required to file returns every month. PF return must be filed on the 25th of each month. Further, a yearly PF return is due on the 25th of April.

How to File PF Return Annually


Annual PF returns must be filed by 30th April of each financial year. The forms utilized for PF Return are

  • Form 3A: Form 3A can be called the member’s annual contribution card. The monthly contribution of both employer and employee to EPF are mentioned in this form. In addition, this form includes additional details of the employer.
  • Form 6A: This form is a depiction of the consolidated annual statement of an organization. To put it simply, this form tells us how much money each employee has contributed towards EPF in a year.

Filing PF Return falls under necessary compliances that need utmost attention. Maintaining all reports and statements for filing PF Return can be a mammoth task for a new company. So, it is advisable to take expert guidance on EPF handling.

EPF Return Filing at Online Legal India™ 


If you’re looking to get all your PF related queries answered, then you are at the right place. Under the umbrella of Online Legal India™, you will get PF registration as well as PF Return Filing.

Our professional advocate panel is going to provide all-around legal assistance with a free consultation via call, mail, and chat support. Filing PF Return is easy, hassle-free, cheap, and quick at Online Legal India™.


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