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What statutory & other benefits in Company Employees should know

Corporate Law - Each and every person who employed or going to employed need to know some basic rights and benefits before joining to any organisation. This would help him or her to confident and prepare for any future discrepancy or dispute arise. I am trying to explain few of these in this article. Offer Letter – Before […]...

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New Incentives for Businesses covered in PF to boost Employment

Corporate Law - CA Madhur Zanwar Under: Aatmnirbhar Bharat Abhiyan 3.0 The salient features of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana are as under:  √ Government of India will provide subsidy for two years in respect of new employees engaged on or after 1st October, 2020 and upto 30th June, 2021 in establishments employing upto 1000 employee for two [&h...

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Taxability of Interest on Excess PF Contribution-New Threshold Limit & Manner of Tax Computation

Corporate Law - 1. Further to my article Taxability of Interest on Excess PF Contribution dated 11.02.2021, an attempt has been made in this article , to explain the new threshold limit of tax exemption and the manner of tax computation. The Government has increased the deposit threshold limit to ₹5 lakh per annum in the provident fund […]...

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Tax implication on delay deposit of PF/ESIC Contribution:

Corporate Law - In the intimation processed u/s 143(1) of Income Tax Act, 1961, the Centralize Processing Center makes addition of income as per the amount reported in certain clauses of Tax Audit Report. Assessee is left with no choice but to go for appeal with higher authorities.  We have noticed that the disallowance includes along various other [&he...

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Taxability of Interest on Excess PF Contribution

Corporate Law - 1. The Union Budget 2021 has proposed taxing the income on provident fund contributions of over Rs. 2.5 lakh a year. As per clause 5 of Finance Bill 2021, the interest on any contribution above Rs 2.5 lakh by an employee to a recognized provident fund will be taxable from 01 April 2021. 2. Existing […]...

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Principal Employers can now View EPF Compliances of their Contractors

Corporate Law - Ministry of Labour & Employment (Government of India) EPFO LAUNCHES ELECTRONIC FACILITY FOR PRINCIPAL EMPLOYERS TO VIEW EPF COMPLIANCES OF THEIR CONTRACTORS Now, EPFO registered employer engaging employees through contractor(s) can add the details of contractor(s) & contract employees at EPFO’s Unified Portal: https://unifie...

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Salient Features of EDLI Scheme 1976

Corporate Law - Ministry of Labour and Employement (Government of India) Salient Features of Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) Scheme 1976 1. Maximum assured assured benefit up to Rs. 7 lakh paid to nominee or legal heir of EPF member, if death occurs while in service. 2. Minimum assurance benefit of Rs 2.5 lakh, if deceased member was [&h...

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Govt measures for welfare of workers & their family members during pandemic

Corporate Law - Ministry of Labour & Employment Minister of Labour and Employment Shri Santosh Gangwar releases pamphlets elaborating a slew of measures for welfare of workers and their family members during the pandemic Government is committed to towards the health,safety and welfare of workers:Shri Santosh Gangwar Posted On: 18 JUN 2021 2:54PM by P...

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EPFO allows its members to avail second COVID-19  advance

Corporate Law - To support its subscribers during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, EPFO has now allowed its members to avail second non-refundable COVID-19 advance....

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EPFO Aadhar Verification mandatory wef 01.06.2021

Corporate Law - 1. EPFO has taken a big decision regarding Provident Fund. As per the information, the new rule will be applicable on the PF account from June 1, 2021. 2. Now the employer has been given the responsibility to make your account Aadhaar verified. If they fail to do so can lead to the stoppage of […]...

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Employer can’t camouflage basic wages as part of allowance to avoid EPF deduction & contribution

Carewell Security Services Private Limited Vs Employees Provident Fund Organization (Madhya Pradesh High Court) - Carewell Security Services Private Limited Vs Employees Provident Fund Organization (Madhya Pradesh High Court) Conclusion: Employer could not camouflage basic wage as part of allowance so as to avoid deduction and contribution under the EPF Act. Held: Assessee was company incorporated under the pro...

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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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EPFO extends deadline for filing of PF return with Aadhaar seeded UANs

Circular No: WSU/15(1)2019/ATR/529 - (15/06/2021) - EPFO extends deadline for filing of PF return with Aadhaar seeded UANs till September, 2021 Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)vide circular No. WSU/15(1)2019/ATR/529 dated 15th June, 2021 extended the last date to seed the Aadhaar number with the universal account number (UAN) for f...

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Maximum assurance benefit payable under EDLI Scheme notified

File No. EDLI/Committee-Exem./Extension/2019 - (29/04/2021) - The maximum assurance benefit payable under paragraph 22(3) of EDLI Scheme has been enhanced to Rs. 7 lakh from earlier maximum benefit of 6 lakh (Under para 22(3) of the scheme, the salary multiple shall be 35)....

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Monthly Pension Adaalat reg

No. Pension-1/1(5)/2021/Pension Adaalat - (02/03/2021) - Pensioners/members of EPS 1995 need exclusive platform for closer interaction with EPFO officers for understanding the provisions of EPS 1995 and getting their grievance resolved. Therefore, it is hereby directed that each RO should hold 'Pension Adaalat' in the first fortnight of every month for th...

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Exclusion of employees of Regional Rural Banks from purview of EPF & MP Act, 1952

Notification No. Pension.I/17(3)19/RRB - (15/02/2021) - It is hereby informed that the matter regarding exclusion of employees of Regional Rural Banks from the purview of EPF & MP Act, 1952 has been examined at the Head Office and it is observed that RRBs got excluded from purview of EPF & MP Act, 1952 in the consequence of judgement dated 25.4.2018 of H...

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EPFO guideline for correction in name father/spouse/gender

Circular No. WSU/KYC/Correction process (E-15189) /2874 - (12/02/2021) - Correction in member profile has been allowed to rectify the errors in name, father/husband name, DOB and gender. However, it has been observed that complete name and profile change has been made in certain cases leading to fraudulent withdrawals....

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Principal Employers can now View EPF Compliances of their Contractors

Ministry of Labour & Employment (Government of India) EPFO LAUNCHES ELECTRONIC FACILITY FOR PRINCIPAL EMPLOYERS TO VIEW EPF COMPLIANCES OF THEIR CONTRACTORS Now, EPFO registered employer engaging employees through contractor(s) can add the details of contractor(s) & contract employees at EPFO’s Unified Portal: https://unifie...

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Salient Features of EDLI Scheme 1976

Ministry of Labour and Employement (Government of India) Salient Features of Employees’ Deposit Linked Insurance (EDLI) Scheme 1976 1. Maximum assured assured benefit up to Rs. 7 lakh paid to nominee or legal heir of EPF member, if death occurs while in service. 2. Minimum assurance benefit of Rs 2.5 lakh, if deceased member was [&h...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Govt measures for welfare of workers & their family members during pandemic

Ministry of Labour & Employment Minister of Labour and Employment Shri Santosh Gangwar releases pamphlets elaborating a slew of measures for welfare of workers and their family members during the pandemic Government is committed to towards the health,safety and welfare of workers:Shri Santosh Gangwar Posted On: 18 JUN 2021 2:54PM by P...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

EPFO extends deadline for filing of PF return with Aadhaar seeded UANs

Circular No: WSU/15(1)2019/ATR/529 15/06/2021

EPFO extends deadline for filing of PF return with Aadhaar seeded UANs till September, 2021 Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)vide circular No. WSU/15(1)2019/ATR/529 dated 15th June, 2021 extended the last date to seed the Aadhaar number with the universal account number (UAN) for filing electronic challan-cum-returns til...

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What statutory & other benefits in Company Employees should know

Each and every person who employed or going to employed need to know some basic rights and benefits before joining to any organisation. This would help him or her to confident and prepare for any future discrepancy or dispute arise. I am trying to explain few of these in this article. Offer Letter – Before […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

EPFO allows its members to avail second COVID-19  advance

To support its subscribers during the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, EPFO has now allowed its members to avail second non-refundable COVID-19 advance....

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

EPFO Aadhar Verification mandatory wef 01.06.2021

1. EPFO has taken a big decision regarding Provident Fund. As per the information, the new rule will be applicable on the PF account from June 1, 2021. 2. Now the employer has been given the responsibility to make your account Aadhaar verified. If they fail to do so can lead to the stoppage of […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

New Incentives for Businesses covered in PF to boost Employment

CA Madhur Zanwar Under: Aatmnirbhar Bharat Abhiyan 3.0 The salient features of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana are as under:  √ Government of India will provide subsidy for two years in respect of new employees engaged on or after 1st October, 2020 and upto 30th June, 2021 in establishments employing upto 1000 employee for two [&h...

Read More
Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Taxability of Interest on Excess PF Contribution-New Threshold Limit & Manner of Tax Computation

1. Further to my article Taxability of Interest on Excess PF Contribution dated 11.02.2021, an attempt has been made in this article , to explain the new threshold limit of tax exemption and the manner of tax computation. The Government has increased the deposit threshold limit to ₹5 lakh per annum in the provident fund […]...

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Posted Under: Corporate Law |

Maximum assurance benefit payable under EDLI Scheme notified

File No. EDLI/Committee-Exem./Extension/2019 29/04/2021

The maximum assurance benefit payable under paragraph 22(3) of EDLI Scheme has been enhanced to Rs. 7 lakh from earlier maximum benefit of 6 lakh (Under para 22(3) of the scheme, the salary multiple shall be 35)....

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