Last Updated: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 11:48
Retirement fund body EPFO will pay at least 8.5 percent rate of return on PF deposits for 2013-14 to its over 5 crore subscribers as provided in the previous fiscal and the decision in this regard could be taken as early as next month.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 14:18
Retirement fund body settled 10.21 lakh claims including transfer and withdrawal of Provident Fund in October, which is 28 percent more than such settlements in September this year.
Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 19:53
Retirement fund body EPFO which has subscribers' base of over five crore, has bagged the Financial Inclusion & Payment Systems (FIPS) Award 2013 for its work in online payments of PF and pension.
Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 15:34
Worried over instances of fraudulent withdrawal of PF money, the retirement fund body EPFO has directed its field staff to remain vigilant while processing the claims specially with regard to closed firms.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 15:51
The facility of online transfer of provident fund accounts will reduce the work load of the body substantially as over 13 lakh applicants files such claims every year.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 17:18
Retirement fund body EPFO may announce higher interest rate on provident fund deposits for its over five crore subscribers in the current fiscal than 8.5 percent that was provided in 2012-13.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 18:49
Canteen allowance paid by the employer to employees is part of basic wages and is required to be taken into account while computing the provident fund contribution, the Delhi High Court has said in a ruling.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 11:27
The reconstituted EPFO's Central Board of Trustees (CBT), which has to take a call on interest rate on PF deposits for the current fiscal, is likely to hold its first meeting on October 4.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 13:45
Retirement fund manager EPFO on Friday launched a facility to enable its over 5 crore subscribers view updated accounts online on real time basis without waiting for their annual PF account slips.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 16:32
Retirement fund manager EPFO will launch an online facility Friday where over 5 crore subscribers can view their updated accounts.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 20:05
An employee covered under the employees provident fund (EPF) act will not cease to enjoy the benefit merely on being transferred to another division of a organisation, the apex consumer commission has ruled.
Last Updated: Monday, August 19, 2013, 21:59
Retirement fund body EPFO has directed its field staff to submit all proposals for grant of regular income tax exemption to private PF trusts by November 15 this year.
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