Monthly Contribution for pay period prior December 2017

 

  • Circular Letter to Employers (NPF and NSF contributions)
  • For pay period prior December 2017, employers will have to submit, on a monthly basis, the details of the employees in respect of whom NPF/NSF deduction has been effected during the month in CSV file format.
  • However, if you wish to input employee details one by one, you may select "SCREEN INPUT" on the screen appearing after login.
  • Employers should ensure that payment of the total NPF/NSF deducted is effected by the due date.

 

CSV File Format

 

 

Prerequisites

 

  • Before you start, ensure that you have your username, password and your CSV file ready as per MRA's specifications.

 

Click here to file your Monthly Contribution Return for pay period prior December 2017

 

General information for Electronic Filing of Monthly NSF Returns for pay period prior December 2017:

 

Kindly read the instructions below before starting to file the return.

 

    • Employers are recommended to use a recent version of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox as browser to file their return.
    • Kindly note that it is the employer’s responsibility to file a correct and complete return.
    • Please ensure that you provide your name of declarant, email address and telephone number as they will be used by MRA to communicate with you.
    • Employers of household employees are required to use the password as allocated for submission of Income Tax returns.
    • Employers who do not have a password may contact the MRA Help Desk on 207 6000 to obtain their password by post.
    • The mobile app can be downloaded from Google Play Store or App Store as from early January 2018.
    • Employers are required to ensure that NID of their employees are properly inserted in the monthly NPF/NSF returns.
    • Where the employee is not a Mauritian citizen, the ID issued by the Passport and Immigration Office (NCID) should be inserted.
    • Employers should also ensure that the employee’s name is inserted exactly as it is shown on the National ID/ NCID card of the employee.
    • On successful submission of your returns, an acknowledgement ID will be displayed on your screen followed by an email confirming same. If you have not received an acknowledgement ID, the submission is incomplete. Please take necessary actions to correctly submit your return.

 

Who should file Monthly NPF/NSF Returns?

 

Every employer should submit a monthly NPF/NSF return in respect of ALL his employees. At the same time he should pay to the MRA the amount of contribution withheld.

 

Click here to file your Monthly Contrubution Return for pay period prior December 2017

 

Modes of Payment

 

  1. Direct Debit

     

    MRA strongly recommends employers to use the Direct Debit facility put in place to pay their NPF/NSF contributions, HRDC Training Levy and the Recycling Fee (RCF) directly from their bank account. Employers should fill-in a Direct Debit Form downloadable from MRA website to avail themselves of such facility. The form duly filled-in, and signed by authorised signatories, should reach the MRA at least 15 days before the due date for payment.

     

  2. Cash / Cheque

     

    Payment may be made by cash or by cheque at MRA's cash counters, Ehram Court, Port Louis, from Monday to Friday (09 00 to 15 30). While effecting payment, please ensure that you have your Employer Registration Number (ERN), the amount of tax and a copy of your acknowledgement confirmation.

     

    Cheques drawn to the order of the Director General MRA crossed "MRA A/C" or "Account Payee Only" may be sent by post. Please write your name, Employer Registration Number (ERN) and the month on verso of cheque. The cheque should reach the MRA Headquarters, Ehram Court, Port Louis not later than 20 days after the end of the month in which tax was withheld.