2017 Compliance Calendar: Key Dates every HR Manager must know

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We are almost a week into the New Year. To help you stay on top of everything related to compliance and HR in 2017, we have put together the calendar highlighting all of the key dates and deadlines for compliance related activities for anyone in Human Resources.

To make things easier, we’ve put together a downloadable calendar.

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January

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit of TDS on salaries with the Government Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952 (Provident Fund) Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC) Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Maternity Benefit,1961 LMNO Rule 16(1) Annual Returns and details of payment ending 31st Dec. Competent Authority under the Act
30th The Contract Labour (R&A) Act,1970 & Rules XXIV Rule 82(1) Half yearly return by Contractor Concerned Licencing Officer
31st Filing of Quarterly Income Tax Return 3rd Quarter eTDS Return Form No 24Q and Form No. 27A Quarterly e-TDS/TCS statements to be filed in paper form by deductors/collectors along with soft copy of FVU at TIN Facilitation Centres

FEBRUARY

 

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
1st The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 III Rule 21(4A) Annual Return Inspector under the area concerned
1st The Payment of Wages Act 1936 & Related Mines Rules V Rule 18 ( related Mines Rules)
VII, VIII Rule 16 related Air Transport
Annual Return Concerned Labour Commissioner
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with
Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The contract Labour ( R&A) Act 1970 & Rules XXV Rule 82(2) Annual Return by Principal Employer Concerned Registering Officer
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC) Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

MARCH

 

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952 (Provident Fund) Online upload TXT file
Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

APRIL

Date Name of Statue Form Name of Return To be sent to
7 th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Apprenticeship Act 1961 APP-2 Half yearly return March ending Concerned Regional Director/Apprenticeship Adviser
15th The Employment Exchange (CNV) Act 1959 & Rules
ER-1 Rule 6 Quarterly return for quarter ended 31st March Local Employment Exchange
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952 (Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

MAY

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7 th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required
31st Filing of Quarterly Income Tax Return
4th Quarter eTDS Return Form No 24Q and Form No. 27A Quarterly e-TDS/TCS statements to be filed in paper form by deductors/collectors along with soft copy of FVU at TIN Facilitation Centers

JUNE

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

JULY

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Factories Act, 1948 Refer to State Rules Half Yearly return Concerned Director / Inspector
21st The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required
30th The Contract Labour (R&A), Act 1970 XXIV Half yearly return by contractor Concerned Inspector
31st Filing of Quarterly Income Tax Return 1st Quarter eTDS Return Form No 24Q and Form No. 27A Quarterly e-TDS/TCS statements to be filed in paper form by deductors/collectors along with soft copy of FVU at TIN Facilitation Centers

AUGUST

Date Name of Statue Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC) Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

SEPTEMBER

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC) Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

OCTOBER

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Apprenticeship Act 1962 APP-2 Half Yearly return Sept. ending Dy. Apprenticeship Adviser
15th The Employment Exchange (CNV) Act 1959 & Rules ER-1 Rule 6 Quarterly return for quarter ended 31st September Local Employment Exchange
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952 (Provident Fund) Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948 (ESIC) Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required
31st The Contract Labour (R&A) Act 1970 & Rules VII Rule 29(2) Refer to State Rules Application for renewal of licence , Licence Renewal Fee Concerned Local Office
31st Filing of Quarterly Income Tax Return 2nd Quarter eTDS Return Form No 24Q and Form No. 27A Quarterly e-TDS/TCS statements to be filed in paper form by deductors/collectors along with soft copy of FVU at TIN Facilitation Centers

NOVEMBER

Date Name of Statue Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required

DECEMBER

Date Name of Statute Form Name of Return To be sent to
7th Due date to deposit
of TDS on salaries with the Government
Online payment ITNS 281 Generate Challan and retain it for filing quarterly returns
15th The Employees` Provident Funds & MP Act 1952
(Provident Fund)
Online upload TXT file Monthly ECR No submission required
21st The Employees’ State Insurance Act 1948
(ESIC)
Online upload EXCEL file Monthly ECR No submission required
30th The Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 & Rules D Rule 5 Annual Return – within 30 days after the expiry of 8 months from the close of the accounting year Concerned Inspector under the Act

KEY DATES FOR PROFESSIONAL TAX & LABOUR WELFARE FUND

Here are the key dates for the Professional Tax and Labour Welfare Fund in the major states in India.

State Professional Tax(PT) Labour Welfare Fund (LWF)
Maharashtra Employer : Register under PTEC, then pay PT annually by 30th June every year
Employee PT Register under PTRC, then;
1. If annual liability below 50K then pay and file the annual return by 31st March
2. Annual liability above 50K then pay and file monthly return before 30 days of month
Contribution Period : June and December
Last Day of Submission : 15th July and 15th January
Form to be filled : Form A 1 cum Return
Karnataka The employer needs to deduct tax monthly and pay on behalf of all employees within 20 days of expiry of the month (means on or before 20th of the subsequent month) Contribution Period : Once in a year (December)

Last Day of Submission : 15th January

Form to be filled : Form D

Andhra Pradesh The employer needs to deduct tax monthly and pay on behalf of all employees within 10 days of expiry of the month (means on or before 10th of the subsequent month) Contribution Period : Once in a year (December)
Last Day of Submission : 31st January
Form to be filled : Form F
Tamil Nadu Employer need to deduct half year tax, first half of the financial year (April – September) 30th September second half of the financial year (October – March) 31st March and pay within 15 days Contribution Period : Once in a year (December)
Last Day of Submission : 31st January
Form to be filled : Form A
Delhi Not Applicable Contribution Period : June and December