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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 settles 1.21 cr claims, gets Rs 71K cr deposits in FY14

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 20:28

Retirement fund body EPFO settled 1.21 crore subscriber claims, including withdrawal and transfer of provident fund, in 2013-14, an increase of 13 percent over the previous year.

EPFO will inform subscribers to claim pension at 58

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 23:20

Retirement fund body EPFO will inform its subscribers on their attaining the age of 58 years that they are eligible for pension under the Employees' Pension Scheme, 1995 (EPS-95).

Ensure PF compliance on foreign workers: EPFO to field offices

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 22:43

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has asked 123 field offices to coordinate with the Foreigner Regional Registration Offices (FRRO) located in their areas and collect a complete list of all foreign nationals.

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 grant regular tax exemption to 68 private PF trusts

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:40

An empowered committee of the retirement fund body EPFO on Friday approved granting regular tax exemption to 68 private provident fund trusts, which would provide tax benefits for subscribers of these firms.

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.