A stipend is a fixed periodic payment to a student as a scholarship or a fellowship allowance. The question of whether Provident Fund (PF) applies to such Stipend payment or not is one of the legitimacy of the payee being a registered student, a letter from the educational institution...
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 ...
The Provident Fund system in India has come a long way and has substantially been digitized but yet general public perception is one of bureaucracy and having to live with no alternative, especially the Salaried class in the organized sector. UAN The Universal Account Number (UAN) was introduced on October 1st,...
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...
What the Ruling Says A trade-off between take-home wages versus long term employee welfare. On February 28th, the Supreme Court passed a judgment settling many pending disputes between Employers and the EPFO attempting to address the question as to what is Salary for the purposes of computing PF contribution. It held...