Category: EPF Act

Whether a company can be exempted from paying PF?

There are certain sections under EPF act which exempt companies from paying PF provided they satisfy the below conditions A Company which is less than 3 year old (Startups) A Company which is registered...

Whether EPF is eligible for all companies?

Yes a company or an organization which employs more than 20 people are eligible to come under EPF Act with certain exclusions. The excluded companies must comply with one of these Any company which...

Vision of EPF

Here is the Vision of EPF from the EPF Citizen Charter Reduce the time for settlement of claims from 30 days at present to 3 days Provide hassle free service to the subscribers from...

Schedule 1 of EPF act

Here is the schedule 1 of the EPF act which speaks about establishments that should be covered under the companies act (See sections 2(i) and 4) Any industry engaged in the manufacture [***] of...

Whether EPF act is applicable to Jammu & Kashmir?

As per  “THE EMPLOYEES’ PROVIDENT FUNDS AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS ACT, 1952”  the EPF is applicable all states of India except the Jammu & Kashmir. So EPF act and other acts like EDLS,EPFS,EPS are not...