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EPFO to provide all benefits through e-mode by September

EPFO to provide all benefits through e-mode by September

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:49

Retirement fund body EPFO has decided to make all payments to its beneficiaries through electronic mode from September this year, including provident fund claims.

Employees going for offshore work can fill PF data online

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:50

Organised sector employees going abroad for offshore work can now fill their PF details online for seeking the Certificate of Coverage -- which attests that the person concerned is covered under social security schemes, and get it in three working days.

EPFO told to hold clubbing of allowances for PF deduction

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 18:03

"EPFO has got a letter from the Labour Ministry asking it not to go ahead with clubbing of allowances with basic pay. The EPFO will soon issue a notification," a source said.

Government rejects proposal to club allowances with basic pay

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 16:48

"EPFO has got a letter from the Labour Ministry asking it not to go ahead with clubbing of allowances with basic pay. The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will soon issue a notification," a source said.

EPFO makes it mandatory for PF trusts to file returns online

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 11:52

Retirement fund body EPFO has made it mandatory for private provident fund trusts to file their returns online every month from April this year to improve the monitoring of these employers.

EPFO panel meet on Friday to grant tax exemption to PF trusts

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 19:21

In a bid to protect tax benefits for subscribers of about 180 private provident fund trusts, retirement fund body EPFO has called a meeting of an empowered committee on Friday to grant them regular tax exemption.

EPFO to provide permanent A/c number from October

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 18:40

Retirement fund body EPFO will start providing permanent account numbers on the pattern of core banking services to its over five crore subscribers from October this year.

EPFO settles 1.1 cr claims till Feb end, 97% within 10 days

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:50

Retirement fund body EPFO settled over 1.1 crore claims, including those of withdrawal and transfer of provident fund, in this fiscal till February end, and of these, 97 percent cases were settled within 10 days.

EPFO to provide Annexure-K online to Private PF trusts

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 15:10

Aiming at expediting transfer of PF accounts of employees joining firms having private PF trusts, the retirement fund body EPFO has decided to make available online 'Annexure-K', a document which contains details of accounts, to new employers.

Finance Ministry allows EPFO to become stock exchange member

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 21:00

Market regulator Sebi had suggested that the government facilitate the flow of EPFO funds to equity-linked mutual funds to boost the market.

EPFO panel meet in March to grant tax exemption to PF trusts

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 17:12

In a bid to protect tax benefits for subscribers of about 70 private provident fund trusts, retirement fund body EPFO will call a meeting of an empowered committee in the first week of March to grant them regular tax exemption.

CAG says EPFO earned more, paid less to members in 4 fiscals

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 20:19

Retirement fund body EPFO paid lesser amount as interest on PF deposits of over five crore subscribers than its earnings between 2007-08 and 2010-11, government auditor CAG has said.