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This category of posts includes complete text of Employees Provident Fund Act (PF Act), Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Rules, and other really important PF (Provident Fund) Forms such PF withdrawal forms, PF Pension Form


Objective and applicability of the Employees’ Provident Fund & Misc. Provisions Act, 1952 – The EPF & MP Act, 1952 is created for the purpose of social welfare of an employee. Any factory or establishment engaging 20 or more employees, whether directly or through contractors is liable to be covered under this Act.

Basic Wages – The contribution is calculated on the basic wages and dearness allowance but does not include food allowance, house rent allowance (HRA), overtime allowance, bonus, commission etc.


Wage Limit – The wage limit to be covered under this Act is Rs.15,000/- per month.

Quantum of Contribution – The contribution of the employer shall be calculated at 10% of the wages in general and 12% in certain classes of establishment as prescribed by the Central Government. An employee shall pay the equal share of contribution as paid by his employer.

Penalty for Default of Payment by the Employer – An employer is liable to pay damages on being a defaulter. However, this can extend up to imprisonment of 3 years and a fine of Rs.10,000/-

Voluntary Contribution – An establishment having less than 20 employees can also cover itself voluntarily under the EPF & MP Act, 1952 unlike the ESI Act, 1948 which does not allow voluntary coverage.

The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 The Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952
PF Form 1 Para 27 Exemption from Operation of the Scheme
PF Form 2 Para 33 & 61(1) Nomination and Declaration Form for Un exempted/Exempted Establishment
PF Form 3 Paras 35 & 42 Contribution Cards for un exempted establishments
PF Form 3A Paras 35 & 42 Contribution Cards for un exempted establishments
PF Form 4 Para 35 and 42 Contribution card for employees other than monthly paid employees
PF Form 5 Para 36(2)(a) Return of Employees qualifying for membership
PF Form 5A Para 36A Return of Ownership to be sent to the Regional Commissioner
PF Form 6 Para 43 Return of the Contribution Cards sent to the Commissioner on the expiry of the period of currency
PF Form 6A Para 43 Consolidated Annual Contribution Statement
PF Form 9 Para 79A, Section 7B(1) Application for re filed under 7B(1)
PF Form 10 paragraph 36(2)(a) & (b) Return of Members leaving service during the month
PF Form 11 Para 34 PF Declaration Form (New Form No 11)
PF Form 12 Para 38(2) Statement of Contribution
PF Form 12A Para 38(2) Statement of Contribution for un exempted establishments
PF Form 13 Para 57 Application for transfer of EPF Account
PF Form 14 Para 62 Application for Financing a LIC Policy out of the PF Account
PF Form 15 Para 64(1) Form of assignment of policies
PF Form 16 Para 68 B Application for advance from the Fund
PF Form 19 Para 72(5) Form for claiming PF dues
PF Form 20 Form for claiming PF of a minor/deceased member
PF Form 31 Application for Advance
PF Form 10C PF withdrawal form- Pension Scheme
PF Form 19 PF withdrawal form- Provident Fund
The Employees’ Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 1996 The Employees’ Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act, 1996
PF Composite Claim Form Death Case PF Composite Claim Form Death Case
Pension Claim Form (Aadhar) Pension Claim Form (Aadhar)

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