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PF trusts without regular exemption may come under tax net

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 13:59

There are 3,621 private PF trusts which are regulated by EPFO.

EPFO settles 11.94 lakh claims in June

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 16:47

A national level committee has been constituted for overall monitoring of disposal of grievances.

Proposal for Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension approved: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 15:22

Government has approved minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 under Employees Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95) run by the retirement body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Parliament was informed Monday.

EPFO launches online registration facility for firms

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 17:04

Retirement fund body EPFO on Monday launched online registration facility for employers, a move that will help firms get employers' code within a day.

Unions to oppose investment of EPFO funds in equity market

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 22:19

Trade unions have decided to oppose any move to invest part of over Rs 5 lakh crore corpus of retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) in equity market.

FinMin proposes allowing EPFO to invest 30% in equity market

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:15

The Finance Ministry has proposed allowing retirement and gratuity funds to invest up to 30 percent of their money in the equity market, a suggestion that's likely to be opposed by labour unions.

EPFO likely to provide 9% interest for 2014-15

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 18:42

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to provide nine percent rate of interest on PF deposits for the current fiscal to its over five crore subscribers, slightly higher than 8.75 percent paid in 2013-14.

Rs 1,000 minimum monthly pension to be a reality this week

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 19:59

A minimum pension of Rs 1,000 a month under a scheme run by retirement fund body EPFO will be a reality this week, a development that will benefit 28 lakh pensioners, who get less than this amount at present.

EPFO asks field offices to settle all claims within 20 days

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 16:02

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its over 120 field offices to settle claims, including PF withdrawal and pension, within 20 days as against the mandated 30-day time frame.

EPFO seeks feedback on facility for workers going abroad

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 15:35

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to seek feedback on its recently launched facility for workers from big employers such as TCS, Infosys, PWC, Bosch and HCL going on foreign assignments.

Minimum monthly pension of Rs 1,000 soon under EPS-95

Last Updated: Sunday, May 18, 2014, 19:10

The UPA government's decision to ensure a minimum pension of Rs 1,000 a month under the retirement fund body EPFO's scheme, which will immediately benefit 28 lakh pensioners, is going to be a reality soon.

EPFO asks field offices to verify PF claims of foreign workers

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 20:52

In a bid to ensure that norms are adhered to while settling PF claims of foreign workers from countries with which India does not have social security pacts, retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to get those claims verified from the head office.