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Monday, September 23, 2013

Punjab Minimum wages Hike from 1st Sep 2013

Dear Friends

This is for your kind notice that the Punjab Government has further enhanced the minimum rates of wages w.e.f. 01.09.2013 in respect of 71 Scheduled Employments. The increase in wages for monthly rated employee is Rs. 552.75 and for daily rated is Rs. 21.44 & for hourly worker is Rs. 2.68.

The above increase is to neutralize the cost of living. The minimum rates of wages are linked with Consumer price index Numbers (State Series 1987 -100). The adjustment of wages are made after an interval of six months taking the average of CPI numbers compiled by the Punjab Government.

The detail of ENHANCED/Adjusted minimum rates of wages for monthly rated and daily rated and hourly rated employees under different categories are given in the attachment.


Punjab Minimum wages Hike 1st Sep 2013

Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Dear Friends

Pls find enclosed is the recent circular as received  from Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise& Customs Tax Research Unit on 19th Sept 2013 in this circular Service-tax-exempted-on-Transport-hostels-housekeeping-security-Canteen-services-to-educational-institutes

Service-tax-exempted-on-Transport-hostels-housekeeping-security-Canteen-services-to-educational-institutes

Friday, September 20, 2013

Canteen Allowance is part of basic wages and PF is to be deducted there from - Delhi High Court

Dear friends,

Delhi High Court in its order dated 22.7.2013 (copy attached) in the case of Whirlpool of India Ltd vs RPFC has held that Canteen Allowance is part of basic wages and PF is to be deducted therefrom.


Highcourt Judgment appended below

PF is to be deducted on canteen allowance - Delhi HC 22.7.2013