PF Contribution Rate from Salary – Explained

The Employees and Employers contribution to Provident Fund are at 12%  except in some special cases as outlined here.

Employees Contribution

  • 12 % of Basic Salary,DA & Food concession
  • Directly credited to the EPF Account

Employers Contribution

  • 12% of the Basic Salary,DA & Food concession of the Employee’s Salary
  • Out of that, 8.33% is contributed towards EPS (Employees Pension Scheme)
  • 0.5% is contributed towards EDLI
  • 3.17 % is contribution towards EPF Account



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