Keep these things in mind while withdrawing money from PF, the new rule will be applicable from April

EPFO Subscribers

Withdrawing money from PF: Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is a retirement scheme. This gives financial help in the future. Generally, money is withdrawn from this scheme after retirement. However, money can be withdrawn even earlier if needed. There are different rules for this.

TDS on withdrawal before five years

If an employee withdraws money from EPF before the completion of five years, then TDS is levied on it. No TDS will be levied on the withdrawal of money after the completion of five years.

However, in certain circumstances, TDS is not applicable for withdrawals before five years. This includes the employee becoming ill or the closure of the business. In such case, the employer cannot deduct TDS

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Withdrawing money from PF: The new rule will be applicable from April

Interest earned on contributions of more than 2.5 lakhs per annum in the EPF scheme will be taxed. This new rule will come into effect from April 1, 2022. It was announced in the budget of 2021, but due to lack of clarity, this rule is being implemented from 2022.

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