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Rs. 3999

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  • All services of Rapport Start plus
  • Obtaining UAN numbers for employes upto 50 employees
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  • All services of Rapport SELECT plus
  • Obtaining UAN numbers for employes upto 100 employees
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What is Employee Provident Fund (EPF)

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation, is an organization tasked to assist the Central Board of Trustees, a statutory body formed by the Employees' Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 and is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

When Employee Provident Fund (EPF) is Required

  • Registration with Employees' Provident Fund Organization is a necessary step for all businesses with more than 20 employees.
  • Employee includes contract, housekeeping, security or other contractual. However, one can also register on a voluntary basis with the consent of its employees to get benefit from this scheme.
  • EPF is a way of saving for all private, public or Government employees. Delay in registration might result in penalties.

Contribution towards EPF

  • Contribution to EPF is to be done by both Employer and Employee.
  • Employer deducts his employees’ share of EPF from his salary.
  • Employer needs to deposit the amount of his contribution of EPF along with employees deducted share.
  • The Employer’s contribution to EPF & EPS would be 12% and 1% towards EDLI Contribution and EPF Admin charges.

Why is it necessary to contribute in EPF?

  • The PF contribution by an employer will be tax-free.
  • The amount including the amount interest will be exempt from tax on withdrawal after a specific period.
  • Organizations can also enroll themselves voluntarily under PF laws.

Note: Any delay in registration of EPF (Employee Provident Fund) may result in a penalty.

Procedure

Procedure for PF Registration Services


01
Tell us about your company

You are required to fill in the details in our simple online questionnaire

02
Document Submission

To proceed further, you have to us send all the required documents via mail.

03
Submission Application to EPFO

We will fill all the required applications and file them with PF department.

04
Your work is now completed

Once it is registered, we shall send you ,your registration license and login details via mail

Documents required

Documents Required


Documents in Respect of Proprietor/Partner/Director

  • Copy of PAN Card
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card/ Voter identity card
  • Mobile Number & Email ID
  • Digital Signature
  • Photo (for digital signature)

Documents in Respect of Entity

  • PAN Card copy of firm/company/society/trust
  • Cancelled cheque (bearing preprinted name & a/c no)
  • Partnership deed (In case of partnership)
  • Certificate of Registration (In case of Proprietorship/ Partnership)
  • Certificate of incorporation (In case of company/ society trust)

Documents in Respect of Employees

  • Copy of PAN Card
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card
  • Mobile Number & Email ID
  • Qualification
  • Cancelled cheque
  • Salary Information
Advatages

Advantages of PF Registration Services


Key Features of EPF Registration

  • Tax-free earnings - Interest on PF is exempt from tax at maturity or beyond 5 years
  • Financial security - Retirement, resignation and on a loss of income
  • Benefits - A long-term investment for employees & Pension, Insurance after retirement
Eligibility

Eligibility of PF Registration Services


PF registration is mandatory for organization where the employees count is more than 20 members, and the employees with salary less than Rs 15000/-have to mandatorily member of EPFO.

Steps

Steps for
PF Registration Services


Step 1 : Getting EPF Registration

Apply online on the official website of EPFO https://www.epfindia.gov.in/ by selecting the option of “Establishment Registration”. Complete the details of employers such as the name of the establishment, address of the establishments, details of owner/employer, PAN of the employer, etc.

Step 2 : Verification Through OTP

Once the online form is completed & upon submitting the form online, the applicant will receive OTP Pin on his registered email id and mobile number, which shall be verified to activate establishment login.

Step 3 : Establishment Login

Once the employer registration is completed and verified, the applicant can log in with the credentials for completing the details of the Establishment. DSC Registration: After the registration of the establishment is completed, the applicant needs to register the DSC online by Selecting the "DSC/E-Sign" option from the drop-down menu. DSC is registered for authorized signatory on behalf of such establishment.

Step 4 : Registration Certificate

Once the registration is completed, the department allows the EPF registration certificate in form 5 containing the Unique Identification Number.

Step 5 : Update KYC Of Every Employee

After the registration is completed and form 5 is allotted, the applicant shall update the KYC of every employee by uploading Aadhar, bank statement and other details for the generation of UAN number of its employee.

Step 6 : Common Registration

Entities willing to get themselves registered under EPF & ESI both, can now through common registration facility available under which entity can get the EPF Code number and ESI Code number by filling the single application.

FAQ

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Frequent Questions


Q.Does PF registration include pension collection also?
Ans:

Yes, out of a total 12% EPF contribution of the employer, 8.33% is deposited to the Employee pension scheme (EPS) that can be withdrawn on the retirement of an employee.

Q.How can many authorized signatory be registered with EPF?
Ans:

An entity can be registered up to 3authorised signatory by updating its DSC on the EPFO portal. Such DSC is required to be updated to verify the KYC documentation online & for completing the PF claim online.

Q.How the Employer’s share is bifurcated into PF Fund?
Ans:

Out of the total employer’s contribution of 12%, about 8.33% is converted to the Employees' Pension Scheme, where the rest amount of 3.67% is converted into the EPF account.

Q.Who allots the Universal Account Number or UAN and to whom?
Ans:

The Employees’ Fund Organization or EPFO allots the UAN to the contributory members of EPFO.

Q.Can an employer search the UAN of other business establishments?
Ans:

Yes, employers can search UAN of other establishments by selecting the ‘search UAN’ option by using the member ID or the UAN.

Q.Who is eligible for the EPF Scheme?
Ans:

This scheme is applicable to all companies or business establishments which employ over 20 or more employees.

Q.Which employees are excluded from this scheme?
Ans:

A retired employee, an employee who is migrating abroad for permanent settlement, apprentice or interns, etc. are excluded from this scheme.

Q.Who is liable to deposit to EPF Scheme?
Ans:

An employer is responsible for depositing all the amount which is deducted from the employees’ salaries as well as they have to pay the employer’s contribution.

Q.Does the EPFO come under the Right to Information?
Ans:

Yes, the EPFO being a Governmental Organization comes under the RTI Act.

Q.How do you receive PF withdrawals?
Ans:

Currently, any PF withdrawals are credited directly into the beneficiary’s bank account.

Q.Can the salary be reduced by the employer on behalf of the payment to the EPF?
Ans:

No, it is strictly and specifically prohibited under Section 12 of the EPF and MP Act.

Q.How contributions are calculated if the employee is paid wages on a daily or piece rate basis?
Ans:

In such a case, the contribution is calculated on the basis of the wages paid in a calendar month.

Q.Can the employer also join the PF?
Ans:

No. an employer cannot join the PF.

Q.Why do you need to give nominations for a pension?
Ans:

The nominee receives the pension in case of the death of the pension member.

Q.How to know the status of your UAN?
Ans:

The facility for checking the status of your UAN is available on the unified member portal.