How to check PF balance: Often people withdraw money from their provident fund (PF) in difficult times. But there are many people who do not have any specific information about their PF account. To check the PF balance, you only have to give a missed call, for which the EPFO has issued the number.
New Delhi. Often people withdraw money from their provident fund (PF) in difficult times. During the Corona virus, many people have lost their jobs, then it is seen that most people have withdrawn money from their PF funds. But there are many people who do not have any specific information about their PF account. Explain that every employee and company doing job has to deposit the amount of PF with EPFO. Most employees deduct the salary every month after retirement. But, when changing jobs or transferring EPF money, people do not know how much money is in their account. In such a situation, a new financial year has started from April 1, 2021, many major changes have happened, you must check your PF balance. there are many ways. One of them is the Missed Call, for this the EPFO has issued a number. Apart from this, PF amount can also be detected online or by SMS.
Call this number for Missed Call
You can know the PF balance just by making a missed call. For this, you have to make a missed call on 011-22901406 from the registered mobile number in your PF account. After this, you will get a message in which you will get information about the PF money in your account. Please tell that in the message, PF Number, Name, Date of Birth, EPF Balance along with the last deposited amount are also told.
You can also know the balance through SMS
To check EPF balance through SMS, message on 7738299899 from your registered mobile number. SMS will have to message EPFOHO UAN ENG at 7738299899. ENG describes the first three characters in which language you want information. Along with English, the message is also available in Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Bengali languages. There are different codes for different languages which are as follows.
1. There is no code for English
3. Punjab – PUN
4. Gujarati – GUJ
5. Marathi – MAR
6. Kannada – KAN
7. Telugu – TEL
8. Tamil – TAM
9. Malayalam – MAL
10. Bengali – BEN
Tax change on PF interest from April 1
If an employee’s contribution to the Employees Provident Fund i.e. EPF and Voluntary Provident Fund (VPF) is deposited in excess of Rs 2.5 lakh in any one financial year, then the interest on the amount of more than Rs 2.5 lakh will be taxable. Now up to 2.5 lakhs, investment in EPF will be tax free in a financial year. Private sector employees will be able to invest up to 2.5 lakh and government employees up to 5 lakh tax free.