Employers are legally required to make EPF contributions as spelt out in the EPF Act 1991 as well as the KWSP 1991 Rules and Regulations. Failure to comply is subject to penalties as listed below.
Section Offences Penalties/Legal Action
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Question

Employer - Offences and Penalties FAQ

What action would be taken against employers who fail to register with the EPF within the specified period?

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Employers face imprisonment not exceeding 3 years or a fine not exceeding RM10,000, or both (Section 41 (2), EPF Act 1991).