Professional Tax Registration

Professional tax is levied by the state government on employees as well as professionals. Professional tax registration is mandatory within 30 days of starting operations. Now you can get the Professional Tax Certificate with Enterslice!

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About this Plan

Every state has its own rules & regulations with a view to governing professional tax. Slab system is followed by the states to levy the professional tax. With respect to professional tax state government is empowered to make laws under Article 276 of the Constitution of India. For the purpose of Income-tax Act, 1961, the professional tax is a deductible amount thus professional tax can be deducted from taxable income. There is list of states that impose professional tax. In such states professional tax registration is mandatory by the employer within a period of 30 days from the date employment made and in case of professionals within a period of 30 days from the date practice started. Under this plan, we will help you with professional tax registration as we have a team of expert professionals in major cities. They will do all the paperwork on your behalf and will make your interaction smooth with the government.

Services Covered

  • Data Verification
  • Fill Assistance by Professional
  • Application Processing
  • Issuance of Registration Certificate

Who should go for it?

  • Every Professional
  • Business Entity employing staff

Steps Covered

  • Free Consultation
  • Purchase a Plan
  • Upload Documents
  • Preparation of Application
  • Filing of Professional Tax Registration Application 4
  • Receipt of Professional Tax Registration Certificate

Documents Required

  • Address Proof of Establishment
  • Address proof of Proprietor, Partner in case of partnership firm or Directors in case of a company as per the applicability
  • PAN (Permanent Account Number)
  • Passport size photograph of Proprietor, Partner in case of partnership firm or Directors in case of a company as per the applicability
  • Employee salary details
Frequently asked Questions

Q1. What is Professional Tax?

Professional tax is levied by the state government on income earned by way of profession, trade or employment. Professional tax is charged on the basis of the slabs defined. Presently, the professional tax can be imposed up to Rs. 2500/-.

Q2. What is Professional Tax registration certificate?

An employer making payment of more than Rs. 5000 (this limit is for Maharashtra) to employees in such states is required to deduct tax from salary and pay to the state government. Employers of such entities have to obtain a professional tax registration certificate. In case the person is employed by two or more employers getting a salary of more than Rs. 5000 but professional tax is not deducted by the employer then it is required for an individual to get professional tax registration certificate from authority.

Q3. In which states Professional tax is imposed?

In the following states, professional tax is imposed:

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Chhatisgarh
  • Karnataka
  • Maharashtra
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Assam
  • Gujarat
  • Kerala
  • Meghalaya
  • Tripura
  • Bihar
  • Jharkhand
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • West Bengal
  • Manipur
  • Mizoram
  • Orissa
  • Puducherry
  • Punjab
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Nagaland
  • Sikkim
  • Rajasthan
  • Telangana

Q4. Who is responsible for deducting the professional tax?

In the case of self-employed individuals, it is their sole responsibility to pay the tax while in case of employed individuals the liability lies on the employer.

Q5. Can the professional tax liability be paid in a lump sum?

There is the concept of composition scheme in certain states. As in the case of Maharashtra, under this scheme, any person may make a payment in advance by which liability to pay professional tax will be discharged for a period of 5 years. For example individual liable to make payment of Rs. 2500 can make an advance payment of Rs. 10000 by which his/her liability to pay professional tax will be discharged.

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