Provident funds

Will EPFO retain 8.65% interest on provident fund for 2017-18? Decision likely today

The EPFO had announced this rate on deposits for 2016-17, a tad lower than 8.8 percent in 2015- 16.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:25 AM IST

EPFO may retain 8.65% interest rate for FY18: Sources

The EPFO had announced 8.65% rate of interest on deposits for FY17, a tad lower than 8.8% in FY16.

Feb 12, 2018, 18:42 PM IST

Private PF trusts can't invest funds in own entities: EPFO

Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field offices to ensure that the firms running private PF trusts are not investing the accumulated provident funds of employees in their own arms and entities.

Jun 13, 2017, 22:54 PM IST

No tax on fund transfer from PF to NPS: All you need to know

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) on Tuesday said funds transferred from Provident Fund account to National Pension System (NPS) account will not attract any tax.

Mar 07, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

EPFO may fix interest rate on PF deposits for FY16 early Sept

Retirement fund body EPFO is likely to take a decision early next month on interest rate on PF deposits of its over six crore subscribers for 2015-16.

Aug 19, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Foreign employees to get PF money in their own countries

Retirement fund body EPFO has started a new facility to transfer provident funds of foreign employees to bank accounts in their own countries.

Oct 21, 2014, 19:55 PM IST

Higher contributions to pension in new cases not allowed: EPFO

Retirement fund body EPFO will not allow higher contribution towards pension scheme in fresh cases for time being as it causes additional financial burden on the Employees' Pension Scheme 1995 (EPS-95).

Nov 12, 2013, 18:34 PM IST

EPFO working on new universal number

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Monday said they are working on a universal number system for its four-crore active subscribers.

Sep 02, 2013, 22:13 PM IST

Unions oppose FinMin proposal to offer EPFO members NPS scheme

Trade unions have decided to oppose finance ministry's proposal to offer the New Pension System (NPS) to the retirement fund body EPFO's subscribers who are covered under Employees' Pension Scheme-1995 (EPS-95).

Aug 11, 2013, 11:36 AM IST

EPFO to pay 8.5% interest on PF deposits for 2012-13

Under, 2008 investment pattern norms, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will have greater flexibility to park its surplus funds in long-term debt instruments and certificate of deposits of PSU banks.

Feb 25, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

EPFO may decide to pay 8.5% rate for 2012-13 on Monday

EPFO's trustees are likely to decide on Monday the payment of 8.5 percent interest to its over five crore subscribers on their PF deposits for 2012-13, higher than 8.25 percent provided in the previous fiscal.

Feb 24, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Now just log on to EPFO website to check your monthly balance

Over 50 million subscribers of the retirement fund body EPFO can obtain e-passbook along with details of their updated accounts online from Wednesday.

Jul 25, 2012, 18:11 PM IST