ESIC extends date for filing of ESI contribution for the month of April, 2021
The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) vide Press Release Dated 12th May 2021 extends the last date of payment of ESI contribution for the month of April 2021 from 15th May 2021 to 15th June 2021 considering the COVID-19 challenging condition in the country.
The country is dealing with a very challenging situation due to the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many establishments are temporarily closed and workers are unable to work. In line with the relief measures being extended by Government to business entities and workers, Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has relaxed the provision as entered in Regulation 31 of ESI (General) Regulations, 1950 and allowed the filing of ESI contribution for the month of April 2021 up to 15th June 2021 instead of 15th May 2021.
The employers covered under ESI Scheme can now file and pay ESI Contribution for the month of April 2021 up to 15th June 2021 instead of 15th May 2021. This will provide an extended window to 12.36 lakh Employers to pay the contribution under the ESI scheme.