Disbursement of wages and maintenance of registers. Filing of annual return
Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation
Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance
Ongoing compliance requirement
Filing and Maintenance Requirements
To disburse wages before the 7th of each month if employing less than 1000 persons and before the 10th in other cases. To maintain registers of fine and deductions and to obtain prior permission of government for acts or omissions for which fine can be imposed. To submit an annual return.
The prescribed form for staying compliant is available on this website - https://stacowiki.in/en/state/karnataka/karnataka-payment-wages-rules-1963/form-iv-annual-return/
Imprisonment of 1-6 months or payment of fine or both
Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments
Employer shall submit this return for the year ending 31 December towards wages paid, deductions, and fines.
The return shall furnish details of establishment, mandays, employee count (including adults and children), average daily number of persons employed during the year, gross amount paid as remuneration to persons getting less than Rs. 18000 per month etc.