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Singhshalini1
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Dear All
In my company we are deducting Pf @ 12% of the basic salary. Now I have a new joinee who wants maximum Rs. 780 to be deducted as PF amount from his salary.
The person who is handling PF is not giving him this choice. But I am aware there is this kind of choice of getting maximum Rs. 780 to be deducted as PF amount as this kind of rule was in one of my last companies where I had worked.
Can anyone advice on this.
Regards
Shalini

From India, Pune
Dear Shalini
In PF there will no choice to deduct of a particular amount, its compulsory to deduct 12% from his basic or else there is 1 clause if his basic is crossing more than 6500/- than we can deduct the 12% up to 6500/- basic
regards
Srikanth

From India, Eluru
Hi shalini The new employee who is asking for the deducation is Rs. 780 is of 12% of Rs. 6500which is as per the EPF act 1952. Regards Param
From India, Delhi
dear shalini as per the PF Act of 1952, it's mandatory to deduct amount as PF which is 12% of his salary {Basic+DA >=upto 6,500pm}. This means the employees, whose salary @ entry level is <= 6,500pm, only those are eligible for PF. In this case 12% of 6,500 comes 780. Conclusion: maximum amount of PF that can be deducted from eployees salary is 780. but there is exception to the rule for employees who are drawing salary{Basic+DA } more than 6,500pm
regards
vishal
labour law student

From India, Mumbai
Hi to all,
Please let us clarify the following point, if an employee is joining and is getting salary more than 6500/-. Is their any exemption to not deduct PF contribution from his account.
Waiting for your reply & further procedure, like any form 11 need to submit.

From India, Mumbai
Hello Mr Janardan, Yes a new employees will have the choice,not to deduct the Pf from his salary if his basic is more than 6500/- .
From India, Bhopal
In case the employee’s salary is Above 6,500/- as basic.Then is it compulsory or not to deduct PF from his/her salary.
From India, Mumbai
Okay new employee will have the choice. Got it.What about employer’s, If employee is willing to deduct PF even if his/her salary is above ,500/- than what.
From India, Mumbai
[QUOTE=MANOKAVIN;1145692]Hai Shalini
If his salary is 6500 you can deduct PF amount as 780. Otherwise, you can calculate 12% PF from his basic + da.
Dear Shalini
Thanks.In case the employee id willing to contribute PF even if his/her salary is above RS.6,500/- then what.

From India, Mumbai
Thanks for your valuable comments, now my another query is if we are not deducting his PF amount, shall Employer's are elegible to pay 13.61% of contribution including with pension contribution of 8.33%.
Also let us know what will be the procedure to enable the exemption.

From India, Mumbai

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