Relaxation of time limit for depositing and filing ESI Contribution

The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) vide a circular dated April 13, 2022 has relaxed the provision as entered in regulations 26 & 31 of the Employees State Insurance (General) Regulations, 1950.

In this regard as a onetime opportunity, employers are allowed to:

  • deposit contribution for the month of March 2022 up to April 30, 2022 instead of April 15, 2022;
  • file return of the contribution up to May 26, 2022 instead of May 11, 2022 for the contribution period from October 2021 to March 2022.

The link to access the notification is provided below for your reference:  

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