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Private PF trusts can't invest funds in own entities: EPFO

Private PF trusts can't invest funds in own entities: EPFO

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to ensure that the firms running private PF trusts are not investing the accumulated provident funds of employees in their own arms and entities.

Want to multiply your savings? These 5 Secrets of EPF can help you boost your savings

Want to multiply your savings? These 5 Secrets of EPF can help you boost your savings

Employee's Provident Fund (EPF) –the retirement benefit scheme available to all salaried employees is a very well-known investment option available them.

EPFO may reduce PF Contributions to 10%

EPFO may reduce PF Contributions to 10%

Presently, employees and employers contribute 12 percent of basic wages each towards Employees Provident Fund Scheme (EPF), Employee Pension Scheme (EPS) and Employee Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme (EDLI).

EPFO advisory body to examine stock exposure hike proposal

The proposal to increase investments in exchange traded funds (ETFs) to 15 per cent from 10 per cent on May 25 will be examined by retirement fund manager EPFO's advisory body Finance, Investment and Audit Committee (FAIC).

Govt ratifies 8.65% rate of interest on EPF deposits for FY17

Govt ratifies 8.65% rate of interest on EPF deposits for FY17

The government has ratified 8.65 per cent rate of interest on EPF deposits for 2016-17 which would now be credited into the accounts of members of the retirement fund body EPFO.

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

Finance Ministry approves 8.65% interest rate on EPF for 2016-17

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation trustees had approved 8.65 percent rate on EPF in December last year.

How to download EPF Passbook – Here is the step by step guide

How to download EPF Passbook – Here is the step by step guide

Here is a step by step guide on how to download your EPF Passbook.

No documentary proof for GPF advance, withdrawal: Govt

No documentary proof for GPF advance, withdrawal: Govt

No documentary proof is required for getting advance or withdrawal from General Provident Fund (GPF), Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said.

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

Conduct special audit of PF trusts: Panel to labour ministry

A parliamentary panel has asked the labour ministry to conduct special inspection or audit of private EPF trusts that have been found to be investing their workers' retirement savings in own firms through mutual funds.

EPFO's interest pay dues over Rs 9,700 cr at March-end 2016

EPFO's interest pay dues over Rs 9,700 cr at March-end 2016

Retirement body EPFO had over Rs 9,700 crore to be paid as interest to subscribers by March 2016, the government said in Parliament on Monday.

You can withdraw up to 90% of EPF fund to buy home: Key points

You can withdraw up to 90% of EPF fund to buy home: Key points

Government will amend EPF scheme to enable around 4 crore members of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw up to 90 percent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes.

Govt to amend EPF scheme to enable members buy homes

Govt to amend EPF scheme to enable members buy homes

Government will amend EPF scheme to enable around 4 crore members of retirement fund body EPFO to withdraw up to 90 percent of their fund for making down payments while buying homes, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Contractual workers of ECHS to be brought under EPFO net

Contractual workers of ECHS to be brought under EPFO net

Retirement fund body EPFO on Tuesday said contractual workers of ECHS scheme for ex-servicemen will be brought under the ambit of its social security schemes.

No switch yet from EPF to NPS; need govt clarity: PFRDA

No switch yet from EPF to NPS; need govt clarity: PFRDA

Not a single migration has taken place yet from EPF pension plan to NPS even after a year of government allowing the one-time switch as modalities are yet to be worked out, PFRDA chairman said Wednesday.

EPFO may invest up to 12% in equity markets: Bandaru Dattatreya

EPFO may invest up to 12% in equity markets: Bandaru Dattatreya

Buoyed by strong stock markets, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said the Employees Provident Fund Organisation may invest up to 12 per cent of its investable amount in equities over a period of time.

 

 

No TDS on PF withdrawal: Key facts you must know

No TDS on PF withdrawal: Key facts you must know

EPFO has issued a new circular circular which will make PF withdrawal tax free.

Must watch video: Good news! No TDS on PF withdrawal

Must watch video: Good news! No TDS on PF withdrawal

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Know how to transfer your EPF account online

Know how to transfer your EPF account online

Now, sit in the comfort of your home and claim your EPF transfer online.

Know how to check your EPF balance online

Know how to check your EPF balance online

Here's how you can check your EPF balance online. Just follow these simple steps.

Watch! How to withdraw PF deposits without employer signature

Watch! How to withdraw PF deposits without employer signature

Moving a step closer to online settlement of PF withdrawal claims, retirement fund body EPFO have allowed its subscribers to file their applications directly to the body without employers' attestation.