Employees’ Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021

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 This Scheme may be called the Employees’ Deposit-Linked Insurance (Amendment) Scheme, 2021   Who was in the employment of the same establishment & was in employment is to be inserted The claim amount under ELDI is 35 times the average monthly salary in the past 12 months subject to a maximum of 7 lakh (5.25… Read more »

Deployment Of Electronic Facility At Employer Interface Of EPFO’s Unified Portal For Principal Employers To View EPF Compliances Of Their Contractors And Contract Workers

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The EPF & MP Act, 1952 defines employee u/s 2 (f) as any person who is employed for wages in any kind of work, manual or otherwise, in or in connection with the work of an establishment, and who gets his wages directly or indirectly from the employer and includes any person employed by or… Read more »

EPF Due Date extended for the Contribution Period Mar-2020

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Dear all1. Considering the unprecedented situation created by COVID-19 and lockdown announced by the Central Government from 24.03.2020 midnight onwards to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the due date for filing of Electronic Challan cum Return (ECR) for wage month March 2020 is extended up to 15.05.2020 for employers who have paid wages to their… Read more »

Circular on Date of Birth Proof Submission as per Aadhar in EPFO -Covid 19

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In a move to extend the availability and reach of online services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, EPFO has issued revised instructions to its field offices to facilitate PF members to rectify their date of birth in EPFO records, thus ensuring that their UAN is KYC compliant. The date of birth recorded in… Read more »

You can withdraw 75% of Employees Provident Fund in this pandemic Covid-19

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 At a press conference on Thursday to unveil the ‘PM Garib Kalyan Package’ to help the poor face the novel coronavirus crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced,  “Employees’ Provident Fund Regulations will be amended to include Pandemic as the reason to allow the non-refundable advance of 75 percent of the amount or three months of… Read more »

Online e-nomination( Form No 2) is available at Member Interface of Unified Portal. under EPF act 1952

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A facility for filing of online e-nomination is available at Member Interface of Unified Portal.Following are the salient features of new e-Nomination functionality:–  UAN should be activated–  Verified Aadhaar should be linked  with UAN–  Mobile number of member should be linked with Aadhaar–  Photo of member should be available in the profile of member (Member… Read more »

Supreme Court Judgement regarding PF contribution on all allowances

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Interpretation of term ‘basic wages’ of EPF & MP Act, 1952 and Impact of recent judgment of Supreme Court delivered in Surya Roshni Ltd v. EPFO, 2019 LLR 339 (SC)  The recent judgment passed on 28.02.2019 by the Hon’ble Supreme Court in the matter of Regional Provident Fund Commissioner Vs. Vivekananda Vidyamandir and other connected appeals considered… Read more »