As per EPFO circular dated 1st September, the EPFO has cited that the India Japan SSA has become effective from 1st October 2016. As a result EPF/EPS contributions are not required to be deposited for Japanese expatriate coming to work in establishment covered under EPF & MP Act 1952. All Japanese expatriate workers working in India and the Japanese workers who left India before 1st October 2016 should receive a refund of their EPF/EPS contributions.
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