Is it okay for an employer to pay only employer’s contribution in PF account without paying a monthly salary (zero salaries) during COVID crisis?
If you have not paid any salary, no need to contribute to the employer’s contribution also. For the period for which no salary has been paid, pay only the minimum administration charges.
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When you have not paid salaries to your employees due to Covid then on what bases you will make Employers contribution. It will be base less.
But, yes you need to pay PF administrative charges of Rs 500/-.
Hope this information will be informative for you.
Your point No2 is paying PF Admin charges of rs 75/- is applicable in case of company is shut down/closed. If a company is active with nil returns need tp pay Rs 500/- as a PF Administrative charges.