PF admin charges

Hello, in this post we will discuss the detailed explanation on PF admin charges. Here, we will cover the meaning, calculation and the revised administrative charges.

What are PF admin charges?

PF admin charges is the contribution from employer’s end. It is calculated on the basis of your Basic+DA from your salary. The breakup of EPF contribution is different for the employee and the employer. In addition to 12% of employer PF/PS contribution, the employer also has to pay other charges. The full break-up of the percentage of contribution is as seen below:

  • Employee – 12% of  Employee Provident Fund (EPF).
  • Employer
    • 3.67% into EPF
    • 8.33% into EPS
    • 0.5% into EDLI
    • 0.50% or Rs. 500 whichever is higher (From June 2018) into EPF Administrative charges

EPFO has reduced the administrative charges from 0.65% to 0.50% w.e.f June 1st, 2018 and waived off admin charges for EDLI scheme.

PF admin Charges over the years

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Calculation of PF admin charges

In this example, we have considered one PF contributing employee whose Basic+DA = 15,000.

Accounts of pf challan Employer Contribution Calculation
A/C no 1: PF contribution account 3.67% 15000*0.0367=550.5
A/C no 2: PF admin account 0.5% 15000*0.005=75
A/C no 10: EPS account 8.33% 15000*8.33%=1249.5
A/C no 21: EDLI account 0.5%  15000*0.005=75
Total 1950

This completes our blog of PF/EPF admin charges. If you have any questions, drop them in the comment section below.

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5 thoughts on “PF Admin charges – explanation with contribution rates

  1. EPF office in Chennai Royapettah is insisting for 0.5% or minimum of Rs.500 (whichever is higher) as administrative charges. Please clarify whether they or right.
    Thanks.
    Sukumaran
    9840033333

  2. If My Gross Salary Is Greater Than Rs 15000 (for example Rs 24951) then adm. charges will be calculated on 15000 or 24951.. Please Clarify

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