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Frequently Asked Questions


What is Professional Tax?

Professional Tax is the tax charged by the state governments in India. Anyone earning an income from salary or anyone practicing a profession such as chartered accountant, lawyer, doctor etc. are required to pay this professional tax.

In Which States is Professional Tax Applicable?

The state governments of the following states have levied professional tax – Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tripura and Madhya Pradesh.

Who is responsible to deduct Professional Tax?

The owner of a business is responsible to deduct professional tax from the salaries of his employees and pay the amount that is collected to the appropriate government department.

What is the maximum amount of Professional Tax to be paid?

The maximum amount payable per annum towards professional tax is INR 2,500. The professional tax is usually a slab-amount based on the gross income of the professional. It is deducted from his income every month.

When should the Professional Tax registration be obtained?

Within 30 days of employing staff for your business professional tax registration is to be obtained.

Is there a separate registration requirement for additional place of work?

Yes , If you have more than one place of work, apply separately to each authority.

What are the penalties of non compliance of Professional tax payment?

Delays in obtaining Registration Certificate, a penalty of Rs. 5/- per day. In case of non/late payment of profession tax, penalty will be 10% of the amount of tax. In case of late filing of returns, a penalty of Rs. 300 per return will be imposed

What are the due dates to file and pay Professional Tax?

The due date for payment of Profession Tax is 30th June for the people enrolled before 31st May of a year. The people enrolled after 31st May of a year are requested to pay Profession Tax within one month from the date of enrolment. Employers are requested to file monthly return along with due payment of tax.


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