Payment of Gratuity – India

  • Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Online Link to Act/Rule/Legislation

  • Initial Setup or Ongoing Maintenance

    Initial Setup only

  • Filing and Maintenance Requirements

    The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 ("Gratuity Act") entitles every employee in an establishment who has been in continuous employment of the establishment for more than 5 (five) years, to receive gratuity.

  • Penalty

    Under Section 9 (2) of the Gratuity Act, any employer who contravenes or makes default in complying with any provisions of the Gratuity Act or any Rule or order thereunder is punishable (a) with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than 3 (three) months, but which may extend to 1 (one) year or (b) with a fine which shall not be less than Rs. 10,000/- (Rupees Ten Thousand), but which may extend to Rs. 20,000/- (Rupees Twenty Thousand) or (c) with both.

  • Application Guidelines / Responsible Persons / Comments

    Not available