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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.

Finance Ministry defends lower interest rate on EPF, cites lack of funds

Finance Ministry defends lower interest rate on EPF, cites lack of funds

Employee unions have called a nationwide protest on April 29, against the Finance Ministry's move to fix EPF interest rate at 8.7 percent for 2015-16, lower than 8.8 percent sought by Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and 8.75 paid for the previous fiscal.

Central trade unions call for nationwide protest on April 29 over cut in EPF interest rate

Central trade unions call for nationwide protest on April 29 over cut in EPF interest rate

Zee Media Bureau

The Central trade unions have decided to come together on April 29 and protest against the cut in EPF rate by Finance Ministry.

How to activate your UAN number: Follow 5 simple steps

How to activate your UAN number: Follow 5 simple steps

Activation of the UAN Number is very easy, just follow these 5 simple steps.

Employees likely to earn interest on inoperative PF accounts

Employees likely to earn interest on inoperative PF accounts

An inoperative Employees' Provident Fund Account may also earn interest on the earnings parked with the retirement fund, as the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) is to take a decision on the same.

PFRDA chief hails NPS tax exemption, bats for parity

Tax exemption of up to 40 percent of the retirement corpus at the time of withdrawal under NPS is a big step by the government and going forward, there may be more parity between existing pension schemes, PFRDA Chairman Hemant G Contractor said on Wednesday.

Central trade unions stage dharna before East Singhbhum district headquarter

Central trade unions stage dharna before East Singhbhum district headquarter

Central Trade Unions of the country today staged dharna in front of the East Singhbhum district headquarter here demanding immediate withdrawal of amendments made in the labor laws

Govt mulling making EPF rules applicable to smaller establishments

Govt mulling making EPF rules applicable to smaller establishments

Minister of State for Labour and Employment Bandaru Dattatreya said at present, these provisions are applicable only to establishments which employ 20 or more people.

Big victory for salaried class! Controversial Budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawal rolled back

Big victory for salaried class! Controversial Budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawal rolled back

Jaitley also announced withdrawal of imposing monetary limit for contribution of employers to provident and superannuation fund of Rs 1.5 lakh for taking tax benefit.

 

Big win for salaried class! FM Jaitley rolls back Budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawal

Big win for salaried class! FM Jaitley rolls back Budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawal

In what will bring cheers to millions of salaried class individuals in the country, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday rolled back the controversial budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawals.

Industry hails proposal for tax benefit on NPS scheme

Even as the pension fund industry waits eagerly for any possible changes on tax benefits on pension investment in the Budget proposals, the industry has hailed the existing proposal to provide tax benefit on 40 per cent of withdrawal amount at the maturity of any NPS scheme

PF withdrawal tax: Modi government set to reconsider budgetary proposal

PF withdrawal tax: Modi government set to reconsider budgetary proposal

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who had proposed a change in rule aiming at reducing litigation and increasing transparency in the Union Budget 2016, is likely to make an official statement in the House outlining the revised proposal.

 

FM to respond on taxing of EPF withdrawals in Parl: Dattatreya

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya today said he is holding discussions on the controversial budget proposal to tax EPF withdrawals with the Finance Ministry and government will reveal final details on the issue during the debate on Budget.

EPF tax issue to rock trustees' meet

EPF tax issue to rock trustees' meet

EPFO trustees' meet later this month is likely to be a stormy affair as trade unions will raise their voice against the Budget proposal of taxing EPF withdrawals.