Haryana extends the last date for deposit of LWF till 30-06-2020

The Labour Welfare Commissioner Haryana, vide a notification dated 2nd June 2020 has extended the last date till 30th June 2020 for deposit of contribution of labour welfare fund(LWF) for the year 2019.

As per Section 9A of Punjab Labour Welfare Fund (Haryana Amendment) Act, 2019, each employee shall contribute every month an amount equal to 0.2% of his salary or wages or any remuneration subject to a limit of Rs.25; and each employer shall contribute every month twice the amount contributed by each employee which is to be deposited with the Labour Welfare Commissioner on or before the 31st December. But, according to Section 9A (4),  if the employer fails to deposit the said amount within a period of one month i.e. 31st January; he shall be liable to pay interest at the rate of 12% per annum until the amount is actually deposited.

However, vide a previous notification dated 21st January 2020, the state of Haryana had extended the last date for deposit of 2019 LWF contribution from 31st January 2020 to 31st March 2020. And again, with this current notification, the same last date is extended from 31st March 2020 to 30th June 2020.

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