## What is the PF interest rate for 2020-21?

8.5 percent

The Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has decided to retain the EPF interest rate at 8.5 percent for the fiscal year 2020-21, despite the losses incurred during the Covid-19 pandemic.

**How is PF interest calculated?**

The interest calculation on the EPF of the employee is explained by the given example. The employee provident fund interest rate for FY 2019-2020 is 8.50%. the interest applicable per month When calculating interest, is = 8.50%/12 = 0.007083%.

**What is the interest rate of PF fund?**

Govt notifies 8.65% interest rate for over 6 crore EPFO members for 2018-19. The EPFO has been settling EPF withdrawal claims at 8.55 per cent interest rate, approved for 2017-18. Now, the EPFO will settle accounts on higher rate of 8.65 per cent for 2018-19.

### What is current EPF rate of interest?

8.5% p.a.

The Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) is a savings scheme for employees who are working for organisations that come under the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). Interest rate is 8.5% p.a.

**Which month EPF interest will be credited for 2020-21?**

Earlier, media reports suggested that the provident fund body would credit EPF interest rate for the fiscal year 2020-21 by July end.

**How is PF total calculated?**

The employee contributes 12 percent of his or her basic salary along with the Dearness Allowance every month to the EPF account. For example: If the basic salary is Rs. 15,000 per month, the employee contribution shall be 12 % of 15000, which comes to Rs 1800/-. This amount is the employee contribution.

## When interest is credited in EPF account for 2020 21?

Earlier, media reports suggested that the provident fund body would credit EPF interest rate for the fiscal year 2020-21 by July end. The current interest rate on EPF of 8.5 percent is the lowest in the past seven years.

**Why my PF interest is not credited for 2020-21?**

The EPFO is likely to credit 8.5 per cent EPF interest soon. The retirement fund regulatory body kept the EPF interest rate unchanged for FY 2020-21. After the Covid-19 outbreak in 2020, the EPFO had reduced the PF interest rate in March 2020 to 8.5 per cent.

**Is PF interest credited for 2020?**

Notably, the EPFO will credit the interest amount to the customers account at the rate of 8.5 percent. After the Covid outbreak in 2020, the EPFO had reduced PF interest rate in March 2020 to 8.5 per cent for FY 2019-20 — 7 years’ low of EPF interest rate. For FY 2018-19, EPF interest rate was 8.65 per cent.

### On which components PF is calculated?

Any company with 20 or more employees is enabled with the option to deduct EPF. For EPF, an employee contributes 12 per cent of the basic salary while the employer contributes 8.33 per cent towards Employees’ Pension Scheme and 3.67 per cent to employees’ EPF(12% total).

**What is the current EPF interest rate in India?**

Here is the full history of EPF Interest Rates in India (since the financial year 1952-53): Employee Provident Fund EPF Interest Rate 2020-21: 8.50% Employee Provident Fund EPF Interest Rate 2019-20: 8.50% Employee Provident Fund EPF Interest Rate 2018-19: 8.65% Employee Provident Fund EPF Interest Rate 2017-18: 8.55%

**What is the interest rate for PF in Tamil Nadu?**

Tamil Nadu State Government announces PF interest rates The Tamil Nadu State Government has recently announced the interest rates which will be applicable to Provident Fund. The officials have announced that the present interest rate of 8% will remain unaltered for the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) accounts.

## Which is the current interest rate on PF account?

The current PPF interest rate offered by all the banks on the PF account is 8%. The NRIs cannot open a PPF account. An individual can open only one PPF account. One can start the PPF account with the minimum deposition of Rs.500 and can deposit up to a maximum of 1.5 lakh in a financial year.

**How is interest credited to an EPF account?**

Ans: According to the specifications of The EPF Act of 1952, interest is credited to the member’s account as per the monthly running balances with effect from the last day of each financial year. Q.2: Has EPFO hiked the interest rate on PF deposits for 2020-21?