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Search Results for Tag : EPF


PF Settlement Made Quicker(11.08.2015)

The Government of India has granted authorization to market transportation fuels, namely, MS, HSD and ATF to the new entrants including the private s.....

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Employment status of a person sought under RTI Act, can be furnished to spouse for purpose of deciding maintenance(02.08.2017)

Appellant had filed RTI application in year 2016, seeking information regarding details of EPF Account No. & EPF Account statement of wife of Appellan.....

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Once the employer is contributing EPF under the Central Act, the same cannot be compelled to make contribution under the State Act(16.06.2023)

The Petitioner-company claims to have obtained the registration under Central Employees Provident Fund Act and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 and .....

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Notifications & Circulars

EPFO beneficiaries to get payment through electronic or digital fund transfer system(18.05.2017)

The Ministry of Labour & Employment vide notification dated 4th May 2017 has provided for electronic or digital fund transfer / payment of EPF benefit.....

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Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launches EPFO's Citizens' Charter 2017 and e-court management system Citizens' Charter 2017 to bring transparency and accountability on the part of EPFO(16.05.2017)

The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFO's Citizens' Charter 2017 and e-court management system in Ban.....

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Lower rate of EPF subscription 10% with EPFO notified placing higher liquidity in the hands of employees and employers during COVID-19 pandemic(19.05.2020)

Government Sector, their PSEs and establishment whose subscription is being borne by Union Government under PMGKY continue to have subscription at old.....

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Expansion of EPF Ambit(06.02.2017)

To bring in more employees from public and private sector into the ambit of Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), an Employees' Enrolment Cam.....

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Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman launches Central Scrutiny Centre and IEPFA's Mobile App to leverage digital solutions to achieve Prime Minister's vision of 'Digitally empowered India'(25.03.2021)

Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman here today virtually launched Central Scrutiny Centre (CSC) and Investor Educat.....

Tags : CSC, IEPFA's Mobile App, Digital solutions

Government to Amend EPF Scheme, 1952 to Enable EPF Members to Withdraw upto 90 Percent Fund for Purchase of House(16.03.2017)

The Government has taken a decision for modification in the Employees' Provident Funds (EPF) Scheme, 1952 to add a new paragraph 68 BD under which a m.....

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Digital Signature based Online Registration of Establishments launched(24.11.2015)

The Ministry of Labour & Employment has launched Digital Signature based Online Registration of Establishments. The system requires employers register.....

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EPFO withdraws 5 day grace period for depositing dues(12.01.2016)

Employees Provident Fund Organisation has withdrawn the grace period of five days for depositing dues with effect from February, 2016. The EPFO notes .....

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Government rescinds Notification on premature EPF withdrawals(21.04.2016)

The Central Government notified withdrawal of Notification dated 10 February 2016 which amended rules regarding withdrawal of funds from the Employees.....

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Government amended IEPFA Rules, 2016, to simplify refund of claims(09.12.2019)

The Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 have been amended vide GSR No.571 (E) dated 14.8.2019 to .....

Tags : IEPFA Rules, Amendment, Refund claims, Simplification


SC: Any Delay in Payment of EPF Contribution is Sine Qua Non from Imposition of Levy of Damages(24.02.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that any default or delay in the payment of EPF contribution by the employer is a sine qua non for imposition of levy of da.....

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EPFO Introduces Universal Account Number based Form, 10-D(19.08.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has introduced a simplified Universal Account Number based form, 10-D, for its subscribers for fixing th.....

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SERVICE - Special Allowances Part of Basic Wages: SC(01.03.2019)

Supreme Court has ruled that employers cannot segregate 'special allowances' from basic wages and must include it for calculation of provident fund (P.....

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Cal. HC: Stepson Can't Deny Obligation to Maintain Stepfather if he Fulfilled His Responsibilities(31.08.2022)

Calcutta High Court has held that when stepfather fulfills same responsibilities as the biological father, a stepson cannot deny his obligation to mai.....

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Bombay HC Grants Bail to Stepfather Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor Step-Daughters(16.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has allowed a bail application of a man accused of sexually assaulting his step daughters, one of whom is a minor.

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EPFO Allows Pension Withdrawals Without Aadhaar(01.03.2017)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has allowed full and final withdrawal of funds by the subscribers from their pension account without pro.....

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Punjab and Haryana HC: Child’s Passport can Carry Stepfather’s Name(25.11.2016)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a child's passport can carry stepfather's name without a declaration by a court appointing him as a legal .....

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SC Allows Withdrawal of Plea Challenging Conditions in Government EPF Scheme(02.02.2021)

Supreme Court has granted liberty to withdraw the plea filed challenging conditions in the government EPF scheme introduced under the Pradhan Mantri G.....

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SC Clears Path for Pension to Rise Manifold for Employees in All Firms(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has paved the way for higher pension to all private sector employees by dismissing a special leave petition filed by Employees Provident.....

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Employee's Pension Should be Proportional to Salary: SC Upholds Kerala HC Judgment(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has dismissed Special Leave Petition filed by Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) against Kerala High Court Judgment setting as.....

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Ministry of Corporate Affairs Notifies Procedure of Transfer of Shares to IEPF Authority(15.06.2021)

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has notified the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer, and Refund) Amendment Ru.....

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ITAT: Employers Must Deposit Contribution Towards EPF/ESI on Time to Avail IT Deduction(18.03.2023)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi bench has held that employers have to deposit employees' contributions towards EPF/ESI on time to avail of.....

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EPFO Allows to File PF Withdrawal Claims Without Employer's Attestation(02.12.2015)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has allowed its subscribers to file their applications directly to the retirement fund body without empl.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Seeking Clarity on Restructuring Wages for EPF Deduction(19.09.2019)

Supreme Court has rejected a review petition filed by a section of industry, which sought clarity on its judgment on restructuring wages for deducting.....

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Govt Notifies EPF Interest Rate at 8.65 Per Cent for Financial Year 2019(25.09.2019)

Labour Ministry has notified 8.65 rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19. This will allow crediting the interest amount of Rs.....

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SC: EPFO Employees Must Ensure Compliance with the Timelines Provided Under IBC(01.09.2023)

Supreme Court has held that Commissioner and employees of EPFO must take steps to ensure that there is compliance with timelines provided under Insolv.....

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EPFO Withdraws 5 Days Grace Period for Depositing Contribution and Administrative Charges(19.01.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has withdrawn the grace period of 5 days for depositing of contribution and administrative charges. This.....

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Govt. Approves 8.7 % Interest on EPF for 2015-16(25.04.2016)

Ministry of Finance has approved an 8.7 per cent interest on Employee Provident Fund (EPF) for 2015-16.

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Central Govt. Revises EPF Interest Rate, Increases it to 8.8%(29.04.2016)

Centre has taken back decision to lower interest to 8.7% on Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and said deposits will earn 8.8% interest for 2015-16 as or.....

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EPFO: 8.16% Extra Benefit to Pensioners if They Defer Withdrawal(23.06.2016)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has said that pensioners who defer withdrawal of pension for two years after reaching the age of 58 year.....

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Centre Launches Common Registration Facility on E-Biz Portal for Filing EPF, ESI Returns Together(10.03.2016)

Centre has launched a common registration facility on e-biz portal enabling employers to avoid filing separate Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) and Emp.....

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SC: EPF Act Can be Applied Even to Factories Not Engaged in Schedule 1 Industries(10.11.2023)

SC while deciding the issue of applicability of EPF Act, 1952 has held that as per Clause (b) of Section 1(3), EPF Act is applicable to all establishm.....

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EPFO Tightens PF Withdrawal Norms(29.02.2016)

Retirement fund body EPFO has tightened norms on withdrawal of provident fund as well investment of such amount in Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana. Now,.....

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Govt. Rolls Back Proposal to Tax EPF(08.03.2016)

Government has decided to roll back the budget proposal to tax withdrawal from EPF that sought to create a pensioned society by discouraging full with.....

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Centre Notifies EPF Scheme Amendment Permitting Non-Refundable Advance to Members(30.03.2020)

Union Ministry of Labour and Employment has notified an amendment to the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, 1952 to allow withdrawal of up to the.....

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Allahabad HC Grants Bail to Accused Parveen Kumar Gupta in UP Power Corporation EPF Scam(09.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has granted bail to the former General Manager of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited and prime accused in the Corporation's .....

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