March 2018

2018

Regulatory Alert on EPFO permits UAN Generation without Aadhar for enrolment in EPS under Certain Cases

As per the EPFO Circular dated 26th March 2018, the EPFO has cited concerns of some employers in initial enrolment due to non-possession of Aadhar number. Thus, in order to avoid delay in remittance of contributions of new employees joining without possessing Aadhar number, PF department has decided to make available an additional route for allotment of UAN for enrolment as member of Employees Pension Scheme, 1995.

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Notification on Amendments under Tamilnadu Factories Rules

As per the notification dated 28th February 2018, the Government of Tamil Nadu has amended The Tamil Nadu Factories Rules. The amendment now introduced the following features as,

 

  • All Factory Licenses, Renewals, Amendments, Returns (Half yearly and Annual Returns) can be done through online. (https://dish.tn.gov.in/).
  • The registration and renewal of the factory license can be made for ten years consecutively now from the earlier tenure of five years 
  • Annual Return Form 22 has been amended with relevant changes.
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Notification on Mandatory submission of claims through online

Effective from 27th February 2018, EPFO mandates that in case the amount of claim settlement is above Rs.10 lacs for PF claims and Rs.5 lacs in respect of the EPS withdrawal claims, the claim form must be accepted through online mode only.

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Notification on The Tamil Nadu Contract Labour(Regulation and Abolition) Rules,1975

As per the notification dated 21st February 2018, the Government of Tamil Nadu has amended The Tamil Nadu Labour Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Rules, 1975. The amendment now introduced the following features as,

•Principal Employers and Contractors can pay the statutory fees and application through Online (https://dish.tn.gov.in/).

•The fees towards registration, renewal and amendment of license has been enhanced

•The validity of license now being extended for a period of two consecutive years.

 

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