JatinANote: -MLWF payment date extended, Maharashtra Labour welfare board has extended MLWF contribution date instead of 15th July 2020 to till 15th August 2020 due to Covid lockdown. http://advjatinadhav.blogspot.com/20...fare-fund.html
About MLWF (in brief):
Applicability - Maharashtra Labour Welfare Fund in short ' MLWF ' is applicable to all shops & establishments with more than 5 employees in a accounting year.
Period of contribution: is Half yearly ending on 30th June 2020 to be paid on or before 15th day of July and 2nd half ending on 31st december to be paid by 15th January each year.
The per worker tripartite contribution rate every year is:
Details (Rate every six months per worker) Employee Contribution (Rupees) Employer’s contribution (Rupees) Government’s contribution (Rupees)
A) Salaried workers whose salary is upto Rs 3000/- per month 6.00 18.00 12.00
B) Salaried workers whose salary in more than Rs 3000/- per month 12.00 36.00 24.00
Mode of payment is available online. - MLWF website for online payment link is Welcome to public portal
Returns: To be filed in Form A-1 which is the Challan cum returns form on or before the half yearly due dates respectively. In case of Cheque payment is to be drawn in favour of the “Welfare Commissioner, Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board” and must be deposited at the following address on or before the due dates:-
Maharashtra Labour Welfare Board(MLWB), Hutatma Babu Genu Mumbai Girni Kamgar Krida Bhavan, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road, Mumbai-400013.
Penalty and Dues - Any dues payable under this act are treated as dues of land revenue to the state government. If an employer is not paying contributions due to the Board, the commissioner can issue a notice to pay the dues. If the employer fails to pay despite of issuance notice, interest will be for first three month 1.5% than @ 2% is charged on the dues. If the employer does not deduct employee’s contribution in a timely manner, employer may be liable to pay them by himself. Read Section 6B for more details.
Functions of the Board: Providing welfare services for workers or worker's families. Such as,
• Better sports and sports facilities
• Advance and well managed Library and Reading Rooms
• Modern educational facilities
• Organizing cultural and social events
• Employment and self-employment related programs
• Health Related Programs
• Other related services
There are about 231 Labour Welfare Centers currently operational in the state of Maharashtra.
All employees - unpaid accumulations and unpaid wages(if any) and fines collected from employees are to be deposited in the fund as per provisions specified in the MLWF act.
Summarily Explained by :-
Advocate - Jatin S. Adhav, Pune, Maharashtra.
Email - or Mobile +91 9762382477.
Employment, Labour Law Practitioner and Consultant.
**Note - This should not be construed as a legal advice or solicitation, its being explained just for ease of understanding and information purpose. Read and or download at your own discretion, the writer / sender shall not be responsible for whatsoever reasons including any third party claims/penalties etc., please take all necessary steps to ascertain this information before making your contributions or compliances in this regards. Information may change from time to time visit the website or concerned authorities office for up to date information. Or seek help form your attorney if needed before making any payments or filing returns. Read at your own discretion only. For Free of cost private circulation. The laws of the Republic of India and exclusive jurisdiction of courts situate at Maharashtra shall govern these.
From India, Hyderabad
Anonymousif employee salary is 0 due absent full month in Dec month then MLWF should be deduct from employee or no ? kindly suggest.
From India, Mumbai