Can my new employer see my old PF account?

Can my new employer see my old PF account?

No, your new employer cannot check your previous EPF deductions by using your UAN number. But they can find your service history by using your UAN number in their employer PF portal.

How can I check my old PF account?

Steps to check EPF balance without UAN via EPFO portal

  1. Visit EPFO portal at and click on the option ‘Click Here to Know your EPF Balance’
  2. Now you will be redirected to this link where you need to select the ‘Member Balance Information’ tab.

Can employer contribute more than 1800?

The minimum amount of contribution to be made by the employer is set at a rate of 12% of Rs. 15,000 (although they can voluntarily contribute more). This amount equals Rs. 1,800 per month.

What happens if previous employer is not approving PF transfer?

Please submit your transfer application Form no 13 to EPFO through your present employer by quoting both previous and present EPF account numbers. Accumalation will be transferred to your present PF account. For. more details please contact nearest EPFO office.

Will PF account expire?

Once your EPF account becomes inoperative, then it stops earning interest. However, while the accumulated balance up to the date of retirement (58 years) or end of employment is not taxed, any interest earned on the PF account post resigning, retirement, or end of employment is taxable as per law.

How can I transfer my old PF account to a new account?

Login to your EPF account using your UAN and password here. Click on the ‘Transfer Request’ option in the ‘Online Services’ section. Give your previous EPF account details (previous Member ID) You have to submit the transfer request for attestation to either the current or the previous employer.

Can employer deducted PF more than 1800?

The employers monthly contribution is restricted to a maximum amount of Rs 1,800. Even if the employee’s salary exceeds Rs 15,000, the employer is liable to contribute only Rs 1,800 (12% of Rs 15,000).

Can we contribute more than 12% in EPF?

Provident Fund (PF) contribution is mandatory for all Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) and PF account holders. The EPFO allows an EPF or PF account holder to opt for the VPF and invest beyond 12 per cent of its basic salary in one’s provident fund account.

Will my future employer know if I have absconded and didn’t mention it on resume?

Yes, in case your future employer does a check with your current employer, they will be told about you absconding without any intimation/ or serving any notice period.

Can I withdraw PF after 2 years?

EPF balance cannot be withdrawn during the employment because EPF is a long-term retirement savings scheme. The money can be withdrawn only after retirement.

What happens if we don’t withdraw PF?

According to the Income Tax rules, interest on your EPF account becomes taxable if you withdraw any amount before completion of five years “continuous service”.

What if I do not transfer my PF amount for long time?

Speaking on what happens when an employee don’t transfer its PF account after changing job Mumbai-based tax and investment expert Balwant Jain said, “If an employee don’t transfer its EPF account after changing job, the interest rate earned in the account becomes taxable from the month when monthly credit of PF …