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Get assistance for esic registration and esi return filing of individuals, partnership firms, private limited company and LLP. Ourtaxpartner.com is a professional consultants practicing Kochi, Kerala having good experience in esic and epfo affairs. We are leading esi pf consultants in Cochin and Ernakulam. Our pricing plans for esic registrations starts from Rs. 4,500/-. Every establishment registered under esic must file monthly returns in the concerned form. We help business and individuals all over in the major and minor cities in India like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Pune , Surat, Kochi etc. to register on ESI portal and file monthly returns. ESI compliance's are mandatory for all applicable establishments in India. Any establishment employing more than 10 employees must apply for online registration under ESIC. Now registration of ESI and EPF will under the unified portal called as "shramsuvidha".   We provide best price and value for our clients.

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ESIC Registration & ESI Return Filing

Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) of India is an integrated social security system tailored to provide social protection to workers,immediate dependent or family, in the organised sector, in contingencies, such as, sickness, maternity and death or disablement due to an employment injury or occupational hazard. Employees’ state Insurance Corporation of India (ESIC), is a multidimensional social system tailored to provide socio-economic protection to worker population and immediate dependent or family covered under the scheme. Besides full medical care for self and dependents, that is admissible from day one of insurable employment, the insured persons are also entitled to a variety of case benefits in times of physical distress due to sickness, temporary or permanent disablement etc. resulting in loss of earning capacity, the confinement in respect of insured women, dependents of insured persons who die in industrial accidents or because of employment injury or occupational hazard are entitled to a monthly pension called the dependents benefit.

 

Who should register for ESIC ? / Applicability of ESI ?

The ESI Act, (1948) applies to following categories of factories and establishments in the implemented areas:

 

Non-seasonal factories using power and employing ten(10) or more persons

Non-seasonal and non power using factories and establishments employing twenty (20) or more persons.
 

The "appropriate Government" State or Central is empowered to extend the provisions of the ESI Act to various classes of establishments, industrial, commercial or agricultural or otherwise. Under these enabling provisions most of the State Govts have extended the ESI Act to certain specific class of establishments, such as, shops, hotels, restaurants, cinemas, preview theatres, motors transport undertakings and newspaper establishments etc., employing 20 or more persons.The ESI Scheme is mainly financed by contributions raised from employees covered under the scheme and their employers, as a fixed percentage of wages. Employees of covered units and establishments drawing wages upto Rs.10,000/- per month come under the purview of the scheme for social security benefits. However, employee's earning upto Rs.50/- a day as wages are exempted from payment of their part of contribution.The State Govts bear one-eighth share of expenditure on Medical Benefit within the per capita ceiling of Rs.900/- per annum and all additional expenditure beyond the ceiling.

 

Employees covered under the scheme are entitled to medical facilities for self and dependants. They are also entitled to cash benefits in the event of specified contingencies resulting in loss of wages or earning capacity. The insured women are entitled to maternity benefit for confinement. Where death of an insured employee occurs due to employment injury, the dependants are entitled to family pension.

The existing wage limit for coverage under the Act effective from 01/01/2017 is Rs.21,000/- per month [Rs. 25,000/- per month in the case of persons with disability].

*Note: However the threshold for Coverage of establishments is still 20 Employees in Maharashtra and Chandigarh.

Every employer who liable to register under ESI Act must file an online application for ESI Registration at https://registration.shramsuvidha.gov.in/. Now  as a part of simplification of labour laws and regulations Central Government of India introduced a unified portal for various labour compliances and registration like CLRA Act, EPF Act, ESI Act, BOCW Act, ISMW Act etc. This portal is known as Shram Suvidha. This is the official portal of Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India with objective of single window access for Registration or Licensing related services of Employers/Establishments and other stakeholders.

What are the benefits of ESIC Registration ?

  • Medical benefits :  Full medical care is provided to an Insured person and his family members from the day he enters insurable employment. There is no ceiling on expenditure on the treatment of an Insured Person or his family member. Medical care is also provided to retired and permanently disabled insured persons and their spouses on payment of a token annual premium of Rs.120/-

  • Disablement Benefit (Employment Injury)

  • Dependents Benefits : 90% of the daily average wages to be divided amongst the dependants in the prescribed ratio.

  • Maternity Benefits : Maternity Benefit for confinement/pregnancy is payable for Twenty Six (26) weeks, which is extendable by further one month on medical advice at the rate of full wage subject to contribution for 70 days in the preceding Two Contribution Periods.

  • Funeral Expenses : An amount of Rs.15,000/- is payable to the dependents or to the person who performs last rites from day one of entering insurable employment.

  • Rehabilitation Expenses : At 100% of daily average wages.

  • Sickness Benefit  : Sickness Benefit in the form of cash compensation at the rate of 70 per cent of wages is payable to insured workers during the periods of certified sickness for a maximum of 91 days in a year. In order to qualify for sickness benefit the insured worker is required to contribute for 78 days in a contribution period of 6 months.

  • Medical benefits to retired / disabled injured person and his spouse

  • Confinement Expenses : An Insured Women or an I.P.in respect of his wife in case confinement occurs at a place where necessary medical facilities under ESI Scheme are not available.

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Allowance Skill Development Scheme under R.G.S.K.Y. : Rs. 123/- per day or the actual amount charged by Vocational Rehabilitation Centre, whichever is higher.

  • Unemployment Allowance : about 50% of average daily wage. 

  • Vocational Rehabilitation Skill Development Scheme (under Rajiv Gandhi Shramik Kalyan Yojana)  : Entire fee charged by the Institutions is to be paid by the Corporation. To and from Rail/Bus fare to IP/IW who has to travel to attend the training programme at AVTIs as charged, is reimbursed.

  • Conveyance Allowance : Under this Scheme, PDB beneficiaries are paid Rs. 100/- as conveyance allowance on their personal visit to Branch Office for submission of life certificate once in a year.

Documents required for ESIC Registration

  1. Id proof of the Applicants (PAN Card)

  2. Address proof of the Applicants (Aadhar Card / Passport / Election id / Driving License )

  3. PAN of Business & Applicants 

  4. Registration certificate of Shop and Establishment / Factories

  5. Specimen Signature of Applicants

  6. Rent Agreement  / Office Address Proof

  7. Partnership Deed

  8. Certificate of Incorporation 

  9. MOA / AOA

  10. Employees details in a Specified Format

 

ESIC Registration & ESI Return Filing Pricing Plans

ESIC Registration

Plan 1

Rs. 2,500/-

ESIC Registration for Individuals, Partnership Firms, Private Limited Company and LLP. Exclusive of fees and taxes of all fees and taxes. Package includes ESIC Registration only

Plan 2

Rs. 4,500/-

ESI Registration for Individuals, Partnership Firms, Private Limited Company and LLP. Exclusive of all fees and taxes. Package includes ESIC Registration & EPF Registration.
 

Plan 3

Rs. 8,000/-

ESI & EPF Registration for Individuals, Partnership Firms, Private Limited Company and LLP. Exclusive of all fees and taxes. Package includes ESIC Registration and EPFO Registration and Shop and Establishment Registration.

ESI Return Filing

Plan 1

Rs. 1,250/-

Applicable to individuals, partnership firms, company & llp having number of employees less than 20. ESI Return only, Monthly Charges

Plan 2

Rs. 2,250/-

Applicable to individuals, partnership firms, company & llp having number of employees less than 20. Both ESI & EPF Return, Monthly Charges

Plan 3

NA

Applicable to individuals, partnership firms, company & llp  having employees more than 20. Price is negotiable and includes ESI & EPF Returns

 

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What are the establishments that attract coverage under ESI? In an area notified u/s 1(3) by Central Govt.?


In an area notified u/s 1(3) by Central Govt. all factories where 10 or more persons are employed attract coverage under Section2(12) of ESI Act. Further, according to the notification issued by the appropriate Government (Central/State) under Section 1(5) of the Act, the following establishments employing 10 or more persons attract ESI coverage.

  • Shops
  • Hotels or restaurants not having any manufacturing activity, but only engaged in 'sales'.
  • Cinemas including preview theaters;
  • Road Motor Transport Establishments;
  • News paper establishments.(that is not covered as factory under Sec.2(12));
  • Private Educational Institutions (those run by individuals, trustees, societies or other organizations and Medical Institutions (including Corporate, Joint Sector, trust, charitable, and private ownership hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic centers, pathological labs).
In some states coverage is still for 20 or more persons employed under sec 1(5). A few State Governments have not extended scheme to Medical & Educational Institutions.




What is ESI registration of Factory/ Establishment?


ESIC Registration is the process, by which every factory/ establishment, to which the Act applies, gets itself registered online for compliance. Otherwise when a factory/ establishment is identified by ESIC, it is asked to get itself registered under the Act.




Is it mandatory for the Employer to register under the ESIC scheme?


Yes, it is the statutory responsibility of the employer under Section 2A of the Act read with Regulation 10-B, to register their Factory/ Establishment under the ESI Act within 15 days from the date of its applicability to them.




What is the procedure for ESI Registration of an employer?


The Factory or Establishment to which the Act applies is to be registered by logging into ESIC Portal i.e. www.esic.in within 15 days from the date of its applicability to them The employer is supposed to sign up, providing factory/Establishment name, Address Principal employer’s name, Bank Account, PAN, use of power in case of of factory ,State and region as well as e mail address. The employer trying to register would get a user ID and a password through his mail ID. The employer can log in to www.esic.in . His mail ID can also be used as user ID and the password received has to be accessed from the mail box can be used to register his unit by providing information in the Portal. Automatically a 17 digit code number is generated after successful registration.




What is a ESI Employer Code number?


It is a 17 digit unique identification number allotted to each of the factory/establishment registered under the provisions of the Act. Such a number is generated through ESIC portal on submission of the pertinent information by the employer. It can also be generated on receipt of Survey Report from the Social Security Officer.




What is a ESI Sub-code number?


This is also a unique identification number allotted to a sub-unit, branch office, sales office or Registered Office of a covered factory or establishment located in the same State or different State. The employer can register any Branch or Sales Office through ESIC Portal using his credentials and his unique primary registration code number.




Can a factory or establishment once covered go out of coverage if the number of persons employed therein goes down to the minimum limit prescribed?


Once a factory or an Establishment is covered under the Act, it continues to be covered notwithstanding the fact that the number of persons/ coverable employees employed therein at any time falls below the required limit or there is a change in the manufacturing activity.




Is there any provision for 'exemption of a factory or establishment' from ESI coverage?


Yes, of course the exemption is permissible from operation of provisions of the Act subject to the condition that the employees in a covered factory or establishment are other-wise in receipt of benefits substantially similar or superior to those provided under the ESI Act. The appropriate Government may grant exemption to such factory or establishment for a period of one year at a time prospectively in consultation with ESI Corporation. An exempted application unit has to apply for renewal three months before the date of expiry of the prior exemption.




Is there any provision for exemption from payment of Employer's contribution?


With effect from 1-4-2008, the wage ceiling limit for coverage of employees with disability (PWDs) had been raised to rupees twenty five thousand a month. To encourage the employers to employ more employees with disability there is no wage ceiling for availing the ESI benefits w.e.f. 01.04.2016. The employer is exempted from payment of Employer's share of contribution on the wages paid to the employees with disability for a maximum period of 10 years from the date of commencement of the contribution period in which such employee with disability is employed. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI, shall reimburse this Employer's contribution to the ESI Corporation.




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Know more about ESI Act and its Registration Procedure

ESI Contribution Percentage

Employees State Insurance Scheme (ESIC) being contributory in nature, all the employees in the factories or establishments to which the Act applies shall be insured in a manner provided by the Act. The contribution payable to the Corporation in respect of an employee shall comprise of employer's contribution and employee's contribution at a specified rate. The rates are revised from time to time. The Central Government reduced the ESI Contribution from 6.5 % to 4 %, and applicable from July 01, 2019. Currently, the employee's contribution rate (w.e.f. July 01, 2019) is .75% ( 1.75% )of the wages and that of employer's is 3.25% ( 4.75% ) of the wages paid/payable in respect of the employees in every wage period. For newly implemented areas, the contribution rate is 1% of wages of Employee and 3% payable by Employers for first 24 months(w.e.f. 06.10.2016) Employees in receipt of a daily average wage upto Rs.137/- are exempted from payment of contribution. Employers will however contribute their own share in respect of these employees.

Wages and allowances in ESIC 

Washing Allowance : It is a sum paid to defray special expenses entailed by the nature of employment and as such this amount does not amount to wages.

Suspension Allowancce/Subsistence Allowance :  During the suspension period the employee is not allowed to actually work and he is not given full remuneration but the permissible subsistence allowance is paid to the employee by way of remuneration for remaining attached to the services of the employer as per the relevant service regulations governing his contract of service, therefore, the subsistence allowance is part of wage as defined under Sec.2(22) of the ESI Act and consequently on the amount of subsistence allowance paid to the suspended employee, contribution is payable.

Supreme Court has also held in the case of RD, ESIC Vs.M/s.Popular Automobiles etc.in its judgement dt. 29.9.97 in Civil appeal no.3850 of 1993 that suspension/subsistence allowance is wage and contribution is payable under Sec.2(22) on the said amount.
(In lieu of earlier instructions were issued vide Memo No.3(2)-1/67 dt. 3.6.67 & letter No.Ins.III(2)-2/71 dt. 10.8.1971).

Overtime Allowance, Annual Bonus, Incentive Bonus, Production Bonus, Inam/Ex-Gratia Payment, Wages Paid During Layoff, Annual Commission, House Rent Allowance, Night Sift/Heat/Gas & Dust Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, Service Charges, Medical Allowance, Newspaper Allowance, Education Allowance, Drivers Allowance, Food/Milk/Tiffin/Lunch Allowance, Gazetted Allowance, Wages and Dearness Allowance for Unsubstituted Holidays, Exgratia Payment During Strike for Travelling Expenses, Interim Relief, Saving Scheme, Attendance Bonus, Hamals/Coolies Employed at a Particular Time, Expenditure on Servicing of Machines, Expenditure on Annual/Periodical Services Contract, Commisssion to Dealers/Agents, Service Contract

Know Shram Suvidha Portal

The Unified Shram Suvidha Portal is developed to facilitate reporting of Inspections, and submission of Returns. The Unified Shram Suvidha Portal has been envisaged as a single point of contact between employer, employee and enforcement agencies bringing in transparency in their day-to-day interactions. For integration of data among various enforcement agencies, each inspectable unit under any Labour Law has been assigned one Labour Identification Number (LIN).

The main objective of Web Portal is to consolidate information of Labour Inspection and its enforcement. It will lead to transparency and accountability in inspections. The compliance's would be reportable in Single Harmonized Form which will make it simple and easy for those filing such forms. The performance will be monitored using key indicators thus making the evaluation process objective.It promote the use of a common Labour Identification Number (LIN) by all Implementing agencies.

The Online Registration and Licensing facility on Shram Suvidha Portal is developed to facilitate Establishments, Contractors, Employers or Principal Employers to submit application for Registration/License under Labour Laws Online i.e, CLRA Act, EPF Act, ESI Act, BOCW Act, ISMW Act etc. This is the official portal of Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India with objective of single window access for Registration or Licensing related services of Employers/Establishments and other stakeholders.

Registration Under Five central Labour Act viz. EPF/ESI/CLRA/BOCW/ISMW is being provided under 'Ease of Doing Business' initiative of Government of India available online now on Shram Suvidha Portal :

  1. The Employees Provident Funds And Miscellaneous Provision's Act (EPF) Act-1952

  2. Employees' State Insurance Act (ESI) ACT-1948

  3. Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act-1970

  4. Building and Other Construction Workers (BOCW) Act -1996

  5. Inter-State Migrant Workmen (ISMW) Act-1979

 

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