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Feb 22, 2018
Govt backstabbed honest tax payers by lowering EPF interest rate: CongressThe Congress on Wednesday accused the Narendra Modi government of "backstabbing" honest tax payers by lowering the interest rate on EPF.
Feb 21, 2018
PF deposit interest rate cut to 8.55% for 2017-18 from 8.65% for 2016-17; 5 cr members to be hitRetirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) on Wednesday declared 8.55 percent interest rate on provident fund deposits for 2017-18, lower than 8.65 percent for 2016-17 which will impact its about 5 crore members
Feb 12, 2018
EPFO may retain 8.65% interest rate on provident funds for current fiscalRetirement fund body EPFO is expected to keep interest rate unchanged at 8.65 percent on provident funds for its about 5 crore members for 2017-18 at its trustees' meet on 21 February, 2018
Feb 01, 2018
Budget 2018: Ujjwala scheme amended to include 8 crore women; Arun Jaitley also lowers female EPF contributionArun Jaitley raised the target of beneficiaries under Ujjwala scheme to eight crore, besides proposing lowering female EPF contribution to 8% for the first three years.
Jan 30, 2018
Narendra Modi's '7 million jobs' speech: Relying on EPF data alone paints incorrect picture of employment in IndiaCritics have argued that while the study quoted by Modi is a good starting point, EPF data alone does not account for jobs lost after GST, demonetisation.
Jan 12, 2018
Budget 2018: Here are 7 things govt should do to bring relief to taxpayersThe government is found wanting in bringing about relief to individual taxpayers on lot many fronts.
Dec 06, 2017
Budget 2018-2019: Trade unions for Rs 5 lakh tax-free income, Rs 3 lakh minimum pension for workersRepresentatives of the trade unions, including Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh and Hind Mazdoor Sabha, took up their 12-point charter of demands with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the meeting that lasted for more than hour.
Sep 25, 2017
Provident fund rule change: Now you need not file separate form for fund transfer when you hop jobsNow, at the time of joining new employer, the employees can give details of their previous EPF account in new composite F-11 form to give declaration about their details,
May 29, 2017
EPFO to invest Rs 20,000 cr in equities in 2017-18, says Bandaru DattatreyaThe Finance Ministry had earlier notified a new investment pattern for EPFO, allowing the body to invest a minimum of 5 percent and up to 15 percent of its funds in equity or equity-related schemes.
May 19, 2017
Govt allows EPFO to go digital; expect quick transfer of your benefits nowThe Ministry of Labour and Employment has made changes in the social security schemes of the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation.