EPF

TDS on EPF Balance Withdrawal

Income Tax - Provisions related to TDS on withdrawal from Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952 under section 192A No TDS on withdrawal from EPF in following cases Transfer of PF from one account to another PF account. Termination of service due to III health of member /discontinuation of Business by employer/completion of project/other cause beyond t...

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Benefit of Contribution in Provident fund Job ke sath bhi job ke Baad bhi

Income Tax - During life time as person has to achieve lot of mile stone i.e His own marriage, marriage of his son and daughter, higher education, Medical exigencies, construction and Purchase of House. Besides these requirement he has also have to save money for his old age requirement when he will become to old and not able […]...

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Employers! Do not miss PF Contribution on allowances

Income Tax - Supreme Court’s ruling on Provident Fund on February 28,2019 stated that employers can’t segregate special allowances from basic salary rather it is to be included for Provident Fund deduction under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. The court held that variable earning which may vary from individual ...

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All About ESIC and PF with New Rates of ESIC

Income Tax - Applicability of the ESI scheme  The ESI scheme is applicable to all factories and other establishments as defined in the Act with 10 or more persons employed in such establishment and the beneficiaries’ monthly wage does not exceed Rs 21,000 are covered under the scheme. Whether the employer has employed 10 or more employees, all [&he...

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Employee Provident Fund (EPF) Registration

Income Tax - WHAT IS EPF? Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is a scheme regulated by central government under ‘The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952′ which came into effect from 1951 which extends to whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir. EPF is one of the most beneficial investment methods for salaried em...

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No Change in Threshold of 20 or more Employees under EPF & MP Act

Income Tax - Ministry of Labour and Employment denies the media reports published in some newspapers today that the applicability threshold has been brought down from present establishment with 20 or more employees to 10 or more employees for the purpose of application of Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 (EPF & MP Act)....

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CBT Approves Proposal to Recommend Amendment in EPS 1995

Income Tax - In a major decision, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) EPF in a meeting held at Hyderabad on 21 August 2019, approved the proposal to recommend for amendment in Employees' Pension Scheme(EPS) 1995 for restoration of commuted value of pension to the Pensioners after 15 years of drawing commutation which will benefit approx. 6.3 lakh...

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Guidelines for Registration of Factory/Establishment under ESI Act 1948

Income Tax - The ESI Act, 1948 is applicable to all factories and notified establishments in an implemented area employing 10 or more employees employed for wages. a) For Factory:‑ The threshold for coverage of “factory”, as per section 2(12) of the ESIC Act is 10 which are located in implemented areas. At present the Act is extended [&h...

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Govt gives opportunity to employees of Public Sector Insurance Companies to opt for Pension

Income Tax - Government decides to allow one more opportunity to employees of Public Sector Insurance Companies who joined on or before 28th June, 1995 The Government of India has decided to allow one more opportunity to employees of Public Sector Insurance Companies (PSICs) who joined on or before 28th June 1995, to opt for Pension, as a […]...

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Govt. recommends 8.65% interest on EPF for 2018-19

Income Tax - Central Board of Trustees, EPF recommends crediting of 8.65% rate of interest on Accumulations in the EPF Member’s Account for the year 2018-19 ...

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Contractual employees entitled to Employee Provident Fund benefit: SC

Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court) - Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court) Members of the Respondent ­Union have been in continuous employment with the Company for long periods of time. They have been receiving wages/salary directly from the Company without the involvement of any contractor si...

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Applicability of amended Section 43B on employees contribution to PF

High Volt Electricals (P.) Ltd. Vs ACIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Since both the employee’s and employer’s contribution to Provident Fund was covered under the amended provision of section 43B, therefore Employees contribution to Provident fund (EPF), beyond the due date stipulated under the Provident Fund Act but before the due date of filing return of income...

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Implication of Supreme Court Verdict on Provident Fund

Regional Provident Fund Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir And Others  (Supreme Court of India) - Supreme Court's (SC) ruling on Provident Fund on Thursday (28 February, 2019) states that employers can't segregate special allowances from basic salary. It has to be included for PF deductions under the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952, said a bench of Justices Arun...

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PF is applicable on Basic salary plus all allowances except HRA: SC

Regional Provident Fund Commissioner (II) West Bengal Vs Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others (Supreme Court) - Regional Provident Fund Commissioner Vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and Others (Supreme Court) Basic wage, would not ipso­facto take within its ambit the salary breakup structure to hold it liable for provident fund deductions when it was paid as special incentive or production bonus given to more mer...

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Belated deposit of employees contribution to PF / ESIC is not allowable

Kalyan Silks Trichur (P) Ltd. Vs. Joint Commissioner Of Income Tax (Kerala High Court) - The solitary common issue that arose in these appeals was with regard to the legality of dis-allowance of deduction made towards belated deposit of employees contribution of Provident Fund/Employees State Insurance. A reading of the order passed by the Tribunal shows that the first appellate authori...

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Govt extends EPF act provisions to establishments of J&K

Notification No. S.O. 3962(E) - (31/10/2019) - Central Government hereby extends provisions of Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 to apply to the establishments, employing ten or more persons and covered under the provisions of the erstwhile the Jammu and Kashmir Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Pro...

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EPFO to open offices in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Office Order No. HRM-VII/1(19)2019/J&k and Ladakh/8366 - (25/10/2019) - Competent Authority has approved the opening of Regional Offices of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India) at Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh with immediate effect....

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 Provision of e-Nomination at Member Interface at Unified EPFO Portal

No NDC/2017/UAN/Pt./3143 - (06/06/2019) - A facility for filing of online e-nomination is available at Member Interface of Unified Portal. In order to make this functionality compatible with online Form 10D claim to be filed by members and online composite claim Form 10D/20/5IF to be filed by nominees, some modifications have been ...

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EPFO to provide calculation sheet at the time of PF withdrawal

No. WSU/Grievances/2019/19201 - (22/03/2019) - In order to increase transparency in respect of provident fund settlement withdrawal and to reduce the confusion & grievances of the subscribers, it has been decided that calculation worksheet of provident fund withdrawal of each member is to be provided either on their registered mobile number or t...

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Employees’ Provident Funds (Amendment) Scheme, 2018

68HH. Non-refundable advance to a member in case of continuous un-employment for a period of not less than one month.- The Commissioner or, where so authorised by the Commissioner, any other officer subordinate to him, may permit a member, on ceasing to be an employee in any factory or establishment...

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Contractual employees entitled to Employee Provident Fund benefit: SC

Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court)

Pawan Hans Limited & Ors. Vs Aviation Karmachari Sanghatana (Supreme Court) Members of the Respondent ­Union have been in continuous employment with the Company for long periods of time. They have been receiving wages/salary directly from the Company without the involvement of any contractor since the date of their engagement. The wo...

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TDS on EPF Balance Withdrawal

Provisions related to TDS on withdrawal from Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952 under section 192A No TDS on withdrawal from EPF in following cases Transfer of PF from one account to another PF account. Termination of service due to III health of member /discontinuation of Business by employer/completion of project/other cause beyond t...

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No Change in Threshold of 20 or more Employees under EPF & MP Act

Ministry of Labour and Employment denies the media reports published in some newspapers today that the applicability threshold has been brought down from present establishment with 20 or more employees to 10 or more employees for the purpose of application of Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952 (EPF & MP Act)....

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Govt extends EPF act provisions to establishments of J&K

Notification No. S.O. 3962(E) (31/10/2019)

Central Government hereby extends provisions of Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 to apply to the establishments, employing ten or more persons and covered under the provisions of the erstwhile the Jammu and Kashmir Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1961. MINISTRY OF LABOUR AN...

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EPFO to open offices in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

Office Order No. HRM-VII/1(19)2019/J&k and Ladakh/8366 (25/10/2019)

Competent Authority has approved the opening of Regional Offices of the Employees' Provident Fund Organization (Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India) at Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh with immediate effect....

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Benefit of Contribution in Provident fund Job ke sath bhi job ke Baad bhi

During life time as person has to achieve lot of mile stone i.e His own marriage, marriage of his son and daughter, higher education, Medical exigencies, construction and Purchase of House. Besides these requirement he has also have to save money for his old age requirement when he will become to old and not able […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

CBT Approves Proposal to Recommend Amendment in EPS 1995

In a major decision, the Central Board of Trustees (CBT) EPF in a meeting held at Hyderabad on 21 August 2019, approved the proposal to recommend for amendment in Employees' Pension Scheme(EPS) 1995 for restoration of commuted value of pension to the Pensioners after 15 years of drawing commutation which will benefit approx. 6.3 lakh...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Employers! Do not miss PF Contribution on allowances

Supreme Court’s ruling on Provident Fund on February 28,2019 stated that employers can’t segregate special allowances from basic salary rather it is to be included for Provident Fund deduction under the Employees Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. The court held that variable earning which may vary from individual ...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

All About ESIC and PF with New Rates of ESIC

Applicability of the ESI scheme  The ESI scheme is applicable to all factories and other establishments as defined in the Act with 10 or more persons employed in such establishment and the beneficiaries’ monthly wage does not exceed Rs 21,000 are covered under the scheme. Whether the employer has employed 10 or more employees, all [&he...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Employee Provident Fund (EPF) Registration

WHAT IS EPF? Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is a scheme regulated by central government under ‘The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952′ which came into effect from 1951 which extends to whole of India except Jammu & Kashmir. EPF is one of the most beneficial investment methods for salaried em...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

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