EPFO 5 Days Grace Period
Payment of contributions & other dues by the employers – Grace period for 5 days for the employers for the month of December 2016.
The Unified Portal of EPFO was made operational on 23rd December 2016. A number of references are being received from the employers highlighting the problems on the portal in upfront allotment of UAN, connectivity issues, login issues, website slowdown/hanging, awareness of new procedures etc. IS Division is making efforts to remove the difficulties and stabilize the unified portal.
In the view of the above, the competent authority has decided that, as a special case, the concession of the grace period of 5 days is allowed for the employers to deposit the contribution and other dues for the month of December 2016 by 20th January 2017.
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