FOR WEB CIRCULATION
Employee’s Provident Fund Organization
(Ministry of Labour, Govt. of India)
Bhavishya Nidhi Bhawan, 14- Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi- 110066
Date: 09 OCT 2017
All Addl. Central P.F. Commissioner (Zones),
All Regional P.F. Commissioner/OIC of Regional Offices,
Subject : Procedure to Issue Show Cause Notice to the EPF Exempted Establishments and their Trusts – Regarding.
Reference : Head Office Circular No. Exem/10(20)2016/Vol. 111/10735 Dated: 29.09.2017.
Please refer to the subject and references cited above.
2. Vide circular under reference above, RPFCs have been directed to ensure compliance of all the exempted establishments regarding filing of online monthly/ annual returns and to issue Show Cause Notice to all the defaulting establishments, which have not filed the online returns. It is clarified that RPFCs can issue Show Cause Notice to the exempted establishments/ Trusts for recommending cancellation of exemption to the appropriate Government for violation of conditions of grant of exemption and examine the replies submitted by the exempted establishments/ Trusts.
3. In case where the satisfactory compliance is not received from the defaulting exempted establishments, RPFC shall forward the proposal to the Head Office for cancellation of exemption under Section 17(4) of the EPF & MP Act, 1952, following the due procedure, along with a draft Show Cause Notice, to be issued by the appropriate Government/ Authority, mentioning the violation of conditions of exemption and other default committed by the establishments, also making reference of the Show Cause Notice issued by the RPFC and the reply submitted by the establishment.
[This issues with the approval of Central P.F. Commissioner]
(K. L. Taneja)
Addl. Central PF Commissioner (HQ)(Exemption)
Copy to : – Deputy Director, Rajbhasha…. For Hindi version please.