EPFO & ESI Return of New Companies Exemption from Return Filing

Nowadays, incorporating a new company in India includes registering with the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) through the Ministry of Corporate Affairs’ integrated incorporation process. However, newly incorporated companies with less than 20 EPFO employees and 10 ESIC employees are not required to register or comply with the provisions. The government of India has released a press statement clarifying this.