Hello everyone, May I know whether PF is applicable to a pvt. ltd., company where 18 people are working ( drawing Rs.10,000/- and above) and is more than 5 yrs old ? Thanx in adv. ravi karumuri

15th November 2009 From India, Hyderabad

P Ramachandran
Hr & Administrative Manager
Hr Practices
Administration & Hr
Kalyan Mitra
Exports/risk Management/ Administration/
+10 Others

No if the strength is 18 than is not mandatory.. can you please let me know what kind of company is this...
15th November 2009 From India, Mumbai
Dear Ravi,
PF will be applicable only if the number of employees reaches to 20 at any day of the year.
Moreover, those whose basic salary is more than 6500/- may be exempted from the EPF.
Amit Seth.
15th November 2009 From India, Ahmadabad
If Employer wish to Apply for the PF Registration he can covered his establihment under Vountacy Coverage which require minimum 10 employees and the @ 10 % pf deduction
With Best Regards
Sudhir Prabhu
9870 353545
15th November 2009 From India, Mumbai
Dear Seniors,
Hi, If the employer wish to cover the organisation they can do so by giving declaration that the two employee whose baisc is more than Rs 10000/- and are exempted to become member of the PF organisation.
In my organisation I looked afte4rt the total PF return and all the necesary documentation. We have done in the same way.

16th November 2009 From India, Mumbai
Dear Ravi, If your company is " Factory " according to Factories Act then you are covered for PF!!!
16th November 2009 From India, Pune
dear sir if the strenght of the employees is more then 20 you would have to applied for pf code and your company should be under factory act. Thanks shyam Thakur
16th November 2009 From India, Jaipur
Pf is applicable to all companies whose employee strength is minimum 20 and basic salary is Rs 6500/- per month or below.
If the no. of employees = 20 with basic salary = 6500/- p.m or below - Its mandatory to get the organisation registered under PF and for the rest of the employees it can be voluntary.

16th November 2009 From India, Ghaziabad
If the employee strength is 20 or more then PF is applicable. It is immaterial whether you are a Private Ltd. Co., a Partnership firm or a Limited Co. Vasant Nair
17th November 2009 From India, Mumbai
Hello sir/Madam,
i am working as an HR Executive in a pvt concern, so kindly inform whether the PF is applicable for 8 employees, b'cos our employer is ready to contribute voluntarily but i got doubt whether it is applicable or not....
17th November 2009 From India, Madras

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