Organisation : Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation [EPFO]
Facility Name : Principal Employers CAIU Portal
Applicable For : Principal Employer
Applicable State/UT : All India
Website : https://www.epfindia.gov.in/site_en/index.php
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What is EPFO Principal Employers CAIU Portal?
The Principal Employers CAIU Portal is an online facility provided by the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to enable principal employers to upload work orders/outsourced job contracts/contract workers related information directly. This is done to provide an effective e-governance system in the compliance set up and enhance the coverage to extend provident fund benefits to eligible employees.
Who Are Principal Employers?
Principal employers are those who engage contractors to carry out work or services on their behalf. They are responsible for ensuring that their contractors comply with the EPF Act, 1952 and the EPF Scheme, 1952.
Benefits of using the CAIU Portal
The CAIU Portal offers a number of benefits to principal employers, including:
** Reduced workload: The portal automates many of the tasks involved in complying with the EPF Act and Scheme. This reduces the workload of principal employers and their staff.
** Improved accuracy: The portal helps to improve the accuracy of data submission and reporting. This reduces the risk of errors and omissions.
** Enhanced transparency: The portal provides principal employers with a transparent view of the compliance status of their contractors. This helps them to identify and address any potential issues early on.
** Increased efficiency: The portal helps to streamline the process of filing contractor returns and making payments to the EPFO. This improves the efficiency of principal employers and helps them to save time and money.
What Can Principal Employers Do On EPFO CAIU Portal?
Principal employers can use the CAIU Portal to:
** Register themselves with the EPFO
** Upload work orders/outsourced job contracts/contract workers related information
** View the compliance status of their contractors
** File contractor returns
** Make payments to the EPFO on behalf of their contractors
How To Register On EPFO CAIU Portal?
To register on the CAIU Portal, principal employers need to have an establishment code and mobile number. They can then visit the EPFO website and click on the “Principal Employer” link. On the next page, they need to click on the “Register” button and enter their establishment code and mobile number. They will then receive a one-time password (OTP) on their mobile number. They need to enter the OTP and submit the form to complete the registration process.
Additional Simplified Procedure
To register on the CAIU Portal online, follow these steps:
1. Go to the EPFO website at https://www.epfindia.gov.in/.
2. Click on the “Principal Employer” link.
3. On the next page, click on the “Register” button.
4. Enter your establishment code and mobile number.
5. You will receive a one-time password (OTP) on your mobile number.
6. Enter the OTP and submit the form to complete the registration process.
Once you have registered, you can log in to the CAIU Portal using your user ID and password. You can then view the various options available on the portal and perform the required tasks.
Here are some additional tips for registering on the CAIU Portal online:
** Make sure you have a valid establishment code and mobile number.
** Enter your establishment code and mobile number correctly in the registration form.
** Keep the OTP safe and do not share it with anyone.
** Once you have submitted the registration form, you will receive a confirmation message.
** If you do not receive the confirmation message, please check your email inbox and spam folder.
** If you are still having problems registering, please contact the EPFO for assistance.