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Income Tax rule changes from April 1: Everything you need to know

April 01, 2021 8:17 pm

From higher TDS to new PF rules, here are all the changes in income tax norms that come into effect from April 1.

38.71 lakh EPF members withdraw Rs 44k cr since lockdown: Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar

September 21, 2020 5:46 pm

Total 38,71,664 EPF withdrawals claims from EPF accounts worth Rs 44,054.72 crore were settled till date since lockdown was imposed (March 25 this year), Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha.

Rs 2,600 crore EPF ‘scam’: CM guilty, must resign, says Akhilesh Yadav as he demands probe by sitting judge

November 06, 2019 6:08 am

Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday demanded the resignation of incumbent CM Yogi Adityanath and asserted that not a single penny of the provident fund was invested in the DHFL during the SP rule.

EPF contributions of women employees cut to 8 per cent for first three years

February 01, 2018 6:26 pm

"The government will contribute 12 per cent of the wages of the new employees in the EPF for all the sectors for next three years. Also, the facility for fixed-term employment will be extended to all sectors," the finance minister said.

61 sugar factories told to extend EPF benefits to cane labourers

December 26, 2017 6:25 am

"In response to a query from the Solapur EPF office, the Delhi office again clarified that EPF is indeed applicable and asked us to start enrolling these employees to avail the benefits,” said a senior EPFO official.

Turning an early investor into a pro — planning savings for a 30-year-old

September 14, 2017 2:34 pm

While risk-taking becomes less pronounced as you enter the thirties, your need for tax saving instruments start growing. Investing patterns need to get fine-tuned at this stage.

EPF Interest Rate: CBT calculations show a sizeable surplus even at 8.8% payout

April 29, 2016 1:33 am

For 2014-15, EPFO had a surplus of Rs 1,604.05 crore for 2014-15 on a total principal amount of Rs 3.30 trillion rupees.

Why the violence led by garment workers in Bengaluru is totally unsurprising

April 22, 2016 2:33 pm

Our sensibilities have been dulled if not altogether numbed by the repeated carnage arising out of otherwise legitimate protests, demonstrations and agitations in India turning violent

The winding, (sometimes) bumpy road to pension reform

April 05, 2017 6:07 pm

With increasing longevity and the rise in the number of the elderly, it was clear that the pension scheme would leave a huge hole in the government’s coffers in the medium and long term.

As PF protests end, politics begins over who led, gained

April 21, 2016 9:03 am

On Wednesday, the factories remained closed in Bengaluru amid prohibitory orders issued by the police.


Keystrokes: EPF Tax

March 03, 2016 10:36 am