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Covid-19 pandemic had a major impact on the Indian economy. The Central Government has come up with several relaxation measures to ensure cash liquidity with the employers and employees.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment published a notification dated 18th May 2020 to provide relief for PF contribution for both employees and employers. You can view the order copy here

We have created a page labelled as Covid-19 PF Relief that helps you to configure the employee and employer PF contribution for Covid-19 PF relief component. 

Navigating to Covid-19 PF Relief page

You can navigate to Covid-19 PF Relief page through the following methods: 

  • Navigate to Payroll > Payroll Inputs > Salary. You can see an information box with a link to click Configure Now. Click Configure Now and you will be navigated to Covid-19 PF Relief page.   


  • Navigate to Payroll > Process > Payroll Process. You can see an information box with a link to click Configure Now. Click Configure Now and you will be navigated to Covid-19 PF Relief page. 


Covid-19 PF Relief Configuration

You can configure employee and employer PF contribution for Covid-19 PF relief component here. Based on the selection of PF contribution and various other factors, there are different scenarios and are explained below. 

Perform the following steps to configure the Covid-19 PF relief component:

  1.  Select  percentage from the drop-down list.

    You must select 10% here if you would like to provide the PF financial relief to your employee.

  2.  Select percentage from the drop-down list.    
  3. Select Yes or No for Is Employer PF part of CTC and would like to pay back the excess PF amount to employees option button. If you choose Yes, you are agreeing to pay back the extra 2% amount to your employees. 

    If you have selected Employer PF Contribution as 12%, then this option will be disabled for you and you cannot take any action.

  4. Select from the drop-down list. The selected component will be used for mapping the full monthly PF component which is part of CTC.

    If you have selected Employer PF Contribution as 12%, then this option will be disabled for you and you cannot take any action.

    If you have selected No for Is Employer PF part of CTC and would like to pay back the excess PF amount to employees, then this option will be disabled for you and you cannot take any action.

  5. Enter the new component name in text box. A new component will be created under your Gross and your employees will receive the excess PF amount under this component name. 

    If you have selected Employer PF Contribution as 12%, then this option will be disabled for you and you cannot take any action.

    If you have selected No for Is Employer PF part of CTC and would like to pay back the excess PF amount to employees, then this option will be disabled for you and you cannot take any action.

  6. Select the disclaimer check box. You cannot proceed without selecting the disclaimer check box.

  7. Click  to configure your Covid-19 PF relief component. You can see a success message if your configurations are saved. 


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To learn more about the process, watch the video.

 

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