Professional Tax is a tax that applies within state level to salaried employees and professionals, including chartered accountants, lawyers and doctors. It is a state-level tax and has to be compulsorily paid by every member of staff employed in private companies. The owner of a business is accountable to deduct professional tax from the salaries of his employees thereby pay amount to certain govt dept.
The following states impose this tax: Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Assam, Gujarat, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Tripura, Meghalaya & Madhya Pradesh. Professional Tax Registration is necessary within thirty days of employed staff in business and in case of the professionals, 30 days from start of practice. This tax needs to be deducted from the salary or wages paid; the amount varies by state and amount.
Professional Tax Applicability
|States imposing Professional Tax||States not imposing Professional Tax|
|Andra Pradesh||Arunachal Pradesh|
|Karnataka||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Puducherry||Andaman & Nicobar|
|Tripura||Daman & Diu|
|West Bengal||Dadar & Nagar Haveli|
Professional Tax Registration Process
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- Application Preparation