This article is to facilitate online payment of Provident fund remittances for those firms which are having SBI Corporate account. First, visit EPFO site and generate monthly contribution challan, then follow it by making remittance in SBI online. The Process is detailed below. EPFO site Visit EPF website at http://www.epfindia.com/ and click...
ESI applies to any small organization with 10 or more employees. Now, no need to shortchange your lower wage workers or worry of the past omissions on extending ESI coverage and benefits to your workers. The Govt has launched a SPREE programme of 3 months between Jan to  March...
As the PF UAN website has been facing glitches for the last few months, leaving employees with no access to their PF balances, the Department has made available the passbooks @ http://112.133.230.60:9098/MemberPassBook/Login.jsp The employee has to use UAN portal login details for accessing the PF Passbook. As of now, employees can only...
EPFO is introducing Electronic Challan cum Return (ECR) effective April 2012 for depositing contributions by all employers. Copy of the notifications can be downloaded from here and here. Click Here Applicability of PF Provisions to International Workers Salient features of the new system are : Automatic updating of accounts on receipt of...
Employees Provident Fund Organization has extended PF Amnesty Scheme till June 30, 2017. This was earlier operational up to March 31, 2017. All other terms and conditions remain the same. Employers are encouraged to take advantage of the extension and come forward to extend the Provident fund benefits for hitherto un enrolled...
The employer of an un-exempted establishment has to forward the following returns. Some returns while seeking one time (PF Registration), monthly and Annual returns are to be filed on a recurring basis The enactments which these returns address are Employees Provident Fund Scheme, 1952, Employee Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme,1976 and ...
Registrations required under the Act All businesses in Karnataka regardless of whether they employ 1 or 1000 persons are required to register their business under this Act. Business has two types of licensing under the Karnataka Professions, Trades, Callings and Employment Act. ONE to enroll its business as a legitimate undertaking...
Introduction of SINGLE PAGE Composite PF Claim Forms instead of THREE Forms EPFO has introduced a single page claim form with effect from February 20, 2017. This replaces the existing 3 Form i.e.  Form 19, Form  10C and Form 31 for PF withdrawals and loans. It also eliminates Employer certification. The...
An introduction of international worker provisions in PF Foreign nationals coming to take employment in India were earlier excluded from the provisions of the EPF Act as their remunerations in most cases far exceeded above the statutory threshold limit. On the other hand, Indian workers venturing to work overseas are subjected...
Provident Fund has been long considered as a long-term savings option for good rate of return ( 2016-17 rate of 8.65%)and tax-exempt nature. The drawback was red tape in case of withdrawals, transfers, a settlement on retirement etc. It is a cumbersome exercise of authentication, certification, attestation of documents...