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EPF Interest Rate of 8.5% for 2012-13 Declared by EPFO
17 May 2013
Your EPF deposit will earn 8.5% for the last year 2012-13. The government's Finance Ministry approved the rate for the previous financial year.
Employee Provident Fund subscribers' account will be credited with interest at the rate of 8.5% for 2012-13. This is 0.25% higher than EPF interest rate of 8.25% in 2011-12.
As a matter of fact, EPF rates are to be announced by the EPFO at the start of the financial year but often it is delayed, like this time it has been declared only after the end of the financial year.