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EPFO set to crackdown on defaulting employers

Defaults in contribution of PF by employers can be charged under Sections 405 and 420 of the IPC Act and can lead to attachment of property as well as arrest of the defaulter.  (AP)

PF manager to focus on Rs 3,000 crore of arrears in interest and damages

EPFO makes it mandatory for PF trusts to file returns onlineLetters to the editor: EPFO dues
You need to pay short-term capital gains tax if you choose to redeem your fund units before completion of 12 months of the investment period. PTI
Short-term capital gains tax applicable if fund units redeemed before 12 months
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International workers: EPFO seeks to ensure stricter PF compliance

EPFO aims to ensure stricter provident fund compliance when it comes to foreign workers in India.

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