EPFO

Impact of Recent Changes vide Budget 2018 in EPF Act, 1952

Corporate Law - IMPACT ANALYSIS OF RECENT CHANGES ENACTED THROUGHT BUDGET 2018 IN THE EMPLOYEE PROVIDENT FUND ACT, 1952...

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Know PF Balance Through Missed Call AND SMS Alert

Corporate Law - UAN Activated Members Can Know PF Balance Through Missed Call AND SMS Alert Members registered on the UAN portal may get their details available with EPFO by giving a missed call at 011-22901406 from their registered mobile number.  If the UAN of the member is seeded with any one of the Bank A/c number, AADHAAR […]...

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Proposed Change in EPF Admin Charges, threshold limit and EPF Interest Rate

Corporate Law - EPFO registration now required at a threshold limit of 10 employees instead of 20 employees...

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Are Provisions of EPFO Act Applicable to ICAI?

Corporate Law - We all seem to have the basic understanding of the Provident Fund Provisions. However, being a Fellow Member of the esteemed Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), one question has always made me curious i.e. whether the provisions of EPFO Act are applicable to an autonomous regulatory body like ICAI....

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Employment & Labour Laws India – 2017

Corporate Law - Under the Constitution of India, Labour is a subject in the Concurrent List where both the Central & State Governments are competent to enact legislation. At present, there are 44 labour related statutes enacted by the Central Government dealing with minimum wages, accidental and social security benefits, occupational safety and health...

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Pensioner’s Portal at EPFO website

Corporate Law - EPFO has launched the pensioner’s portal https://mis.epfindia.gov.in/PensionPaymentEnquiry. The pensioner’s portal is recently launched service, available at EPFO website by which all EPFO pensioners may get the details of pension related information like Pension payment order number, Pensioner’s Payment Order details, Pensioner’...

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New Facilities for UAN- Aadhar Linking Introduces By EPFO

Corporate Law - Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has introduced UAN-Aadhaar linking facility for the convenience of members using EPFO Link in UMANG Mobile App. This is in addition to the existing web facility already available at EPFO’s website www.epfindia.gov.in >> Online Services >> e-KYC Portal>> LINK UAN AADHAAR....

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EPFO lays down provisions to help Pensioners in submitting Jeevan Parmaan with ease

Corporate Law - As per the provisions laid down, pensioners under Employees’ Pension Scheme, 1995 are required to submit Life Certificate annually in the month of November each year. From 2016 facility has been provided for submission of Jeevan Parmaan digitally as authentication for proof of identity of the individual pensioners. In order to obviate t...

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EPFO members can link their UAN with Aadhaar online

Corporate Law - EPFO is pleased to introduce a new facility for its esteemed members having Universal Account Number (UAN) and other relevant details to link their respective UAN with Aadhaar online. This, in turn, would facilitate the members, a better and speedy EPFO services....

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Collections of EPF started with 4 more banks in addition to SBI

Corporate Law - ollections of EPF dues have been started with PNB, Allahabad Bank, Indian Bank, Union Bank of India in addition to State Bank of India through direct online mode. ...

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Deduction u/s 43B for EPF / ESIC paid after due date

M.V.S Engineering Ltd Vs The CIT (Delhi High Court) - In this case high court held that payment of employees contribution under the Employees Provident Fund and Misc. Provision Act, 1952 and the Employees State Insurance Act, 1948 is allowable if paid before the due date of filing Income Tax Return or filing of Income Tax Return whichever is earlier e...

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‘EPFO cannot claim damages for delayed payment’

The Madras High Court bench here has ruled that the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) cannot claim damages from employers for delayed payment of their contribution "if there is no intention to commit a prohibited act or actus reus" (action...

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UOI & others vs. Ogale glass Works – Supreme Court -1971 AIR 2577

Union of India & Anr. Vs Ogale Glass Works (Supreme Court of India) - Hon’ble Supreme Court in the case of Union of India and others v Ogale glass Works 1971 AIR 2577 held that the award of industrial tribunal cannot stand in the way of enforcing the statutory provision cast on the Regional Provident Fund Commissioner under the Employees’ Provident Funds and Misc...

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Submission of Life Certificate/non re-marriage certificate by Pensioners under EPS, 1995

No: Pension-l/17(10)2016-17/Jecvan Pramaan/913 - (09/04/2018) - It is requested to issue suitable instruction to field offices under your jurisdiction for taking necessary actions adopting the methodology explained in the circular for acceptance of life certificate /non re-marriage certificate by the Banks and release of pension to pensioners....

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Test Check genuineness of Online EPF Claims for settlement: EPFO

No. NDC/Appl Software/2018/41 - (02/04/2018) - (i) Out of the list of online claims being provided, atleast 1% of online cases must be test checked for genuineness. (ii) The member/employer may also be contacted, if felt necessary based on the above observations, to confirm genuineness of the claim....

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Enrollment of member under Employees’ Pension Scheme- Reg.

No :Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Parman/23945 - (26/03/2018) - It has been decided to make available following additional route for allotment of UAN for enrollment as member of EPS, 1995 in the event of non-possession of aadhar number to facilitate immediate enrollment as member and to avoid delay in remittance of contributions in respect of the new employees....

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EPFO Instructions for payment of erroneous contributions deposited for certain periods

No. WSU/9(1)2013/Settlement of Claims/Pt /1985 - (23/03/2018) - References have been received in Head Office for furnishing guidelines on belated refund of contributions received by EPFO owing to wrong coverage, voluntary or erroneous deposits etc....

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Aadhar based identification of pensioners under EPS 1995 – reg

No: Pension-I/7(10)2016-2017/Jeevan Praman/30479 - (23/03/2018) - It has come to the notice of Head Office that payment of pension has been stopped in some cases by the field offices due to the reason of non submission of Digital Jeevan Praman....

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Recent Posts in "EPFO"

Submission of Life Certificate/non re-marriage certificate by Pensioners under EPS, 1995

No: Pension-l/17(10)2016-17/Jecvan Pramaan/913 (09/04/2018)

It is requested to issue suitable instruction to field offices under your jurisdiction for taking necessary actions adopting the methodology explained in the circular for acceptance of life certificate /non re-marriage certificate by the Banks and release of pension to pensioners....

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Impact of Recent Changes vide Budget 2018 in EPF Act, 1952

IMPACT ANALYSIS OF RECENT CHANGES ENACTED THROUGHT BUDGET 2018 IN THE EMPLOYEE PROVIDENT FUND ACT, 1952...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Test Check genuineness of Online EPF Claims for settlement: EPFO

No. NDC/Appl Software/2018/41 (02/04/2018)

(i) Out of the list of online claims being provided, atleast 1% of online cases must be test checked for genuineness. (ii) The member/employer may also be contacted, if felt necessary based on the above observations, to confirm genuineness of the claim....

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Pensioner’s Portal at EPFO website

EPFO has launched the pensioner’s portal https://mis.epfindia.gov.in/PensionPaymentEnquiry. The pensioner’s portal is recently launched service, available at EPFO website by which all EPFO pensioners may get the details of pension related information like Pension payment order number, Pensioner’s Payment Order details, Pensioner’...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Enrollment of member under Employees’ Pension Scheme- Reg.

No :Pension-1/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Parman/23945 (26/03/2018)

It has been decided to make available following additional route for allotment of UAN for enrollment as member of EPS, 1995 in the event of non-possession of aadhar number to facilitate immediate enrollment as member and to avoid delay in remittance of contributions in respect of the new employees....

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EPFO Instructions for payment of erroneous contributions deposited for certain periods

No. WSU/9(1)2013/Settlement of Claims/Pt /1985 (23/03/2018)

References have been received in Head Office for furnishing guidelines on belated refund of contributions received by EPFO owing to wrong coverage, voluntary or erroneous deposits etc....

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Aadhar based identification of pensioners under EPS 1995 – reg

No: Pension-I/7(10)2016-2017/Jeevan Praman/30479 (23/03/2018)

It has come to the notice of Head Office that payment of pension has been stopped in some cases by the field offices due to the reason of non submission of Digital Jeevan Praman....

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Know PF Balance Through Missed Call AND SMS Alert

UAN Activated Members Can Know PF Balance Through Missed Call AND SMS Alert Members registered on the UAN portal may get their details available with EPFO by giving a missed call at 011-22901406 from their registered mobile number.  If the UAN of the member is seeded with any one of the Bank A/c number, AADHAAR […]...

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EPFO to open MAY I HELP YOU Counters to facilitate online claim filing

No.: HRM VIII/2018/Paper Free EPFO/20809 (09/03/2018)

It is proposed to have a campaign for going paper-free during the next two months, namely, March and April, 2018 with focus on verifying AADHAAR for the members so that all claims are received online avoiding submission of paper-claims...

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Aadhaar not mandatory for new EPS 1995 members till 31.03.2018 in Assam

No: Pension-I/17(10)2016-17/Jeevan Pramaan /27583 (06/03/2018)

As difficulties are still being faced in submission of Aadhar as identify document by the pensioners & Members of EPS 1995 in the state of Assam, the issue is again re-examined & it has been decided that Aadhar may not be insisted from new members who join EPS 1995 till 31.03.2018 in Assam....

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