EPFO

Practical Understanding of ESI & PF – Present & Future Scenario

Corporate Law - Provident Fund– An act which provides establishment of provident fund, pension fund & deposit linked insurance fund for eligible employee in eligible establishment and factories. 1) Applicability – All establishments employing 20 or more persons (5 or more for Cinema Theaters) are brought under preview of the Employee prov...

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Social Security Agreement signed between India-Japan

Corporate Law - Foreign assignments involving mobility of international workers has always been entangled in the complexities of two legislations. To ease out the hindrances and protect the interest of cross border workers of India and Japan, India has signed social security agreement (SSA) with Japan w.e.f. Oct 1, 2016....

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All about Universal Account Number (UAN)

Corporate Law - •• Employees’ Provident Fund - •• All employees with wages upto Rs 15,000 required to join the Fund. •• Accumulations payable on retirement, resignation, death. •• Partial withdrawals permitted for financing life insurance policies; Acquiring house or site; Marriage of self or dependents; Education of children; Treatment...

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Govt Withdraw notification amending PF withdrawal Conditions

Corporate Law - Government had issued a notification dated 10th February 2016 regarding rules for withdrawal from EPF Funds by the members. Under the revised rules, the employee was permitted to withdraw the employees’ share from the fund (which is 12% of the wages). However, it was prescribed that the employers’ share of contribution towards the Pro...

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FAQs on EPFO Grievance Redressal

Corporate Law - What is the nature and source of grievances received in EPFO? Grievances generally arise out of: i)   Settlement of PF/Pension/Insurance Claims. ii)   Transfer of PF accounts. iii)    Non enrolment of employees. iv)  difficulty arising out of old PF accounts on the CPGRAMS portal. v) difficulties relating to Universal Accounts Num...

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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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EPFO to settle claims in 10 days & grievance in 15 days

Corporate Law - Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launches EPFO’s Citizens’ Charter 2017 & e-court management system Citizens’ Charter 2017 to bring transparency and accountability on the part of EPFO The Minister of State for Labour & Employment(IC), Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched EPFO’s Citizens’ Charter 2017 and e-court management system in ...

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5 steps taken by EPFO for speedy settlement of claims

Corporate Law - The Employees’ Provident Funds Organization (EPFO) has taken various steps for speedy settlement of claims which inter alia include: 1. Composite Claim Form (Aadhaar) and Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhaar) has been introduced by replacing the erstwhile Claim Forms No. 19, 10C and 31, with a view to simplify the submission of claims by t...

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Employees’ Enrolment Campaign launched by EPFO

Corporate Law - An Employees’ Enrolment Campaign has been launched by Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation during the period 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017, in order to extend social security benefits to all the eligible workers in the country. During the Campaign, various financial incentives are being offered to establishments to enroll their workers. ...

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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: Revised Procedure for Auto-Transfer of Accounts

No. IS/4(1)2017/2715 - (15/11/2017) - With reference to above circular, it is to inform that the necessary functionality required to carry out Auto Transfer of Accounts of a member on change of employment has been launched in Unified Portal/ EPFO Application Software....

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EPFO: Provision of functionality for generation e-Form-9

NDC/APPLDEV/2017/e-Form9/13901 - (14/11/2017) - A functionality to generate for the establishments/ members joining EPF Scheme on or after 1st October 2017, has already been provided in the EPFO application software vide version no 5.68 dated 22-09-2017....

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FAQs on Exit from NPS for Central Government Sector/ Autonomous Bodies

No. HRD/58/2017/NSDL/18 - (10/11/2017) - For detailed provisions and regulations, please refer PFRDA (Exit and Withdrawal under National Pension System) Regulations 2015 and subsequent amendments under it, The same are also available on website of PFRDA at www.pfrda.org.in....

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Problem faced by Nepalese pensioners in private sector

No. Pension. 1/275/Nepali Pension 2015/11531 - (12/10/2017) - Procedure to be adopted by Indian Banks who have branches in Nepal for submission of life certificates of Nepalese pensioners. The Bank Managers or authorized officials of Nepal SBI Bank Limited (NSBL)/Everest Bank Limited (EBL) located in Nepal may certify the physical copy of the Life certificate ...

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Procedure to Issue Show Cause Notice to EPF Exempted Establishments

No. Exem/10(20)/2016.Vol.III/14471 - (09/10/2017) - 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. ...

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EPFO: Revised Procedure for Auto-Transfer of Accounts

No. IS/4(1)2017/2715 (15/11/2017)

With reference to above circular, it is to inform that the necessary functionality required to carry out Auto Transfer of Accounts of a member on change of employment has been launched in Unified Portal/ EPFO Application Software....

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EPFO: Provision of functionality for generation e-Form-9

NDC/APPLDEV/2017/e-Form9/13901 (14/11/2017)

A functionality to generate for the establishments/ members joining EPF Scheme on or after 1st October 2017, has already been provided in the EPFO application software vide version no 5.68 dated 22-09-2017....

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FAQs on Exit from NPS for Central Government Sector/ Autonomous Bodies

No. HRD/58/2017/NSDL/18 (10/11/2017)

For detailed provisions and regulations, please refer PFRDA (Exit and Withdrawal under National Pension System) Regulations 2015 and subsequent amendments under it, The same are also available on website of PFRDA at www.pfrda.org.in....

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EPFO members can link their UAN with Aadhaar online

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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Problem faced by Nepalese pensioners in private sector

No. Pension. 1/275/Nepali Pension 2015/11531 (12/10/2017)

Procedure to be adopted by Indian Banks who have branches in Nepal for submission of life certificates of Nepalese pensioners. The Bank Managers or authorized officials of Nepal SBI Bank Limited (NSBL)/Everest Bank Limited (EBL) located in Nepal may certify the physical copy of the Life certificate of the pensioners residing in Nepal and ...

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Procedure to Issue Show Cause Notice to EPF Exempted Establishments

No. Exem/10(20)/2016.Vol.III/14471 (09/10/2017)

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. ...

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Disposal of grievances related to EPPO registered at Pgportal.gov.in

No. CSD-I/Review Meeting/Hon'ble Secy./2016/14456 (06/10/2017)

1. A grievance registered through this portal is required to be disposed of within thirty days of its lodgement. 2. A grievance is taken as disposed of only after the satisfaction of the person who lodged the grievance is ascertained and recorded....

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EPFO introduces free Aadhaar based e-Sign on its website

Circular No. NDC/14(7)2015/ (06/10/2017)

EPFO has now introduced the free Aadhaar based e-Sign in addition to DSC to be used by Employers. It is very easy to use in comparison to DSC. Authorised signatory of establishments whose DSC is already registered can directly activate their e-Sign by providing Aadhaar at Unified Portal....

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EPF: FAQs on Inspection Policy under EPF & MP Act, 1952

No.CAIU/RTI/17/2017/13502 (05/10/2017)

Please find enclosed herewith the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Inspection Policy and answer prepared on the direction of Central Information Commission for uploading the same on the official website....

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EPFO commences Real Time Monitoring System for Exempted Establishments

No. C-Misc./Ex.Return/2013/Vol-II/13587 (21/09/2017)

EPFO has implemented online filing of returns by exempted establishments. Subsequent to the introduction of the new software, real time monitoring of exempted establishments has also commenced. It is required that all the exempted establishments/employers are required to file the statutory online returns in time i.e. on or before 25th of ...

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