PF Transfer Procedure

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Once an individual starts his career by taking up employment in any of the PF registered organizations, an employee would be registered for PF purposes and both employee and employer contributions to the employee’s PF funds. It’s common to switch jobs for various reasons with or without break. In such scenarios, what happens to the […]

UAN Activation

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As the entire process related to epfo is now been done online UAN is important to operate the services online.  The UAN is a 12-digit number assigned to every employee contributing to the EPF. It is generated and allotted by the (EPFO). The UAN of an employee remains the same throughout his life irrespective of […]

EPF Adhaar Seeding

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The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has directed the employers that ECR (Electronic Challan cum Return) is allowed only for those EPFO members whose account is Aadhaar seeded. The labour ministry amended this in Section 142 of the Code of Social Security 2020 to implement the new rule. The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) subscribers have […]

Extension of AtmaNirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana

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Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana (Popularly Known as ABRY)  launched on 1st October to encourage employers to create new employment opportunities for youth who were not employed in any PF covered establishment. This scheme is a part of social security benefits and restoration of loss of employment opportunities during the pandemic. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an extension of […]

Three New Labour Codes -Covering 50 crore workers from Organized, Unorganised and Self Employed sector

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Industrial Relations code – This will cover the existing standing order, Disputes and Trade unions act. Key Changes : The definition of worker will be based on the basis of wages being drawn by him and Worker / Employees with salary up to Rs 18,000 will fall under the category of worker. Employee can an […]

EPFO eases compliance under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana(PMGKY).

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Employers can now file ECR without simultaneous payment of statutory contributions and can pay contributions later after filling the ECR. Timely Filling of ECR will help in credit of employer’s and employee’s share of contributions (totalling 24% of wages by Central Government) in EPF accounts of eligible employees in eligible establishments, under Pradhan Mantri Garib […]

EPFO operationalises Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Pakage

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Employees Provident Fund Organization (EPFO), a statutory body under Union Ministry of    Labour and Employment, has put in place an electronic mechanism for crediting EPF and EPS accounts of its subscribers as per the package announced by the Union Government. Central Govt. had launched the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) on 26.03.2020 to help […]

Pandemic advance facility for employees by EPFO

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As covid-19 is declared as pandemic EPFO proposes to relax EPF withdrawal rules. According to the latest announcement by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, The following facilities have been introduced by EPFO for employees to face the financial troubles caused by the coronavirus pandemic and the nationwide lockdown until 14th of April 2020. Employee’s Provident Fund […]

7 Easy steps to activate your UAN (Universal Account Number)

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Employees provident fund organisation has launched new facility i.e. Universal Account Number UAN for each of the provident fund / pension member. The idea is to link multiple member Identification Numbers allotted to a single member under single (Universal Account Number). For authenticating UAN, it’s mandatory to upload KYC of concerned member employee to tag […]