Provident Fund ALERT! EPFO fixes 8.5% interest for 2020-21

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Provident Fund ALERT! EPFO fixes 8.5% interest for 2020-21

Retirement fund physique EPFO on Thursday determined to retain 8.5 per cent price of interest on provident fund deposits for the present monetary yr. EPFO has greater than 5 crore lively subscribers.

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) apex decision-making physique Central Board of Trustees determined to repair 8.5 per cent price of interest for 2020-21 at its assembly in Srinagar on Thursday, sources mentioned.

There had been speculations that the EPFO would decrease interest on provident fund deposits for this fiscal (2020-21) from 8.5 per cent given in 2019-20 in view of extra withdrawals and lesser contribution by members amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In March final yr, the EPFO had lowered interest price on provident fund deposits to a seven-year low of 8.5 per cent for 2019-20, from 8.65 per cent in 2018-19.

The EPF (Employees Provident Fund) interest price offered for 2019-20 was the bottom since 2012-13, when it was 8.5 per cent.

The EPFO had offered 8.65 per cent interest price to its subscribers in 2016-17 and eight.55 per cent in 2017-18. The price of interest was barely increased at 8.8 per cent in 2015-16.

It had given 8.75 per cent price of interest in 2013-14 in addition to 2014-15, increased than 8.5 per cent for 2012-13. The EPFO had offered 8.25 per cent price of interest on provident fund in 2011-12.

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