MPFA may take enforcement actions against non-compliant employers, including their officers, directors and partners. The following are some common offences:
- Failure to enrol employees in an MPF scheme
Apart from exempt persons, the employer fails to enrol full-time, part-time or short-term employees aged 18 to 64 into an MPF scheme within the first 60 days of their employment.
- Failure to pay mandatory contributions to MPF trustees on time
The employer fails to pay contributions on or before the contribution day. For the contribution day of each month in the current year, please refer to the Contribution Days Calendar.
- Providing false or misleading information to MPF trustees or MPFA
The employer provides false information, such as making false statements about an employee’s employment date and relevant income.
- Failure to provide monthly pay-records to employees
The employer fails to provide monthly pay-records to employees within seven working days after making contributions to MPF trustees.
- Failure to notify MPF trustees in writing of an employee’s cessation of employment
The employer fails to notify MPF trustees in writing of an employee’s cessation of employment on or before the contribution day of the following month.
- Failure to notify MPF trustees in writing of updates on employer information
The employer fails to notify MPF trustees in writing within 30 days of any changes in the following information:
- Name of the company participating in the MPF scheme
- Business address
- Telephone or fax number
Employees who suspect that their MPF rights have been infringed should lodge a complaint with MPFA as soon as possible.