The employer has to file PF return monthly before the 25th of every month. There are 4 types of forms that are -Form 2, Form 5, Form 10, and Form 12A.
The first and the foremost form is Form 2 which is filled by employees. It is a declaration & nomination form. This form is divided into two parts, Part A is general information about the employee and Part B is for individuals who qualify the eligibility criteria to receive the children/widow pension.
It is a monthly report document containing details about the employee who have recently joined the PF scheme. It includes basic details about the employee which are filled and stamped by the employer. Form 2 and Form 5 should be submitted together.
It is to be filed by the employer monthly providing the details of employees who have ceased to be part of the PF scheme. The main details are The date of leaving the service and the reason for leaving.
It contains details about the monetary contributions made during a month
Along with the monthly contribution, annual PF filing is necessary for which the last date is 30th April every year. Form 3A and Form 6B along with other details such as Aggregate Contribution, Administrative charges, EDLI contribution, and a couple more.