Professional Tax Registration

Rs.3,999/-* onwards



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Professional tax is a tax that is imposed at the state level in India. Different states have different rates and methods of collection. It is not imposed in all states. The states which impose professional tax are Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Odisha, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, and West Bengal. This Tax is deducted from the salary of the salaried employees by the employers and same is deposited with the State Government. Professional tax needs to be deducted from the salary or wages paid; the amount varies by state and amount, but is capped at Rs. 2500 per annum.

Documents Required for Professional tax:


  • Address proof of establishment
  • Copy of cancelled cheque or bank statement/passbook of Firm / Individual
  • Address proof of partners, proprietor or director as applicable
  • PAN Card
  • Photo of partners, proprietor or director as applicable

Applicability of Professional tax:

The persons like HUF, firm, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), Company, Corporations, other Corporate bodies, any societies, Club or Association is considered as a taxable person under Professional Tax. Every branch of the above said persons are treated as the separate person for the purpose of registration with the Professional Tax Department and Tax payments.

Legal Practitioners including Solicitors and Notaries, Medical Representatives including Medical Consultants and Dentists, Doctors, Chartered Accountant, Company Secretaries, Management Consultants, Architects, Engineers, Tax Consultants, Insurance Agents, and Surveyors all kind of Contractors etc.

The professional tax on salaried individuals in applicable state is to be collected by the employer after making the appropriate deduction from the salary of the employees and to deposit with the professional tax department. The employer needs to obtain registration with professional tax department within 30 days of its applicability.

The professional tax on salaried individuals in applicable state is to be collected by the employer after making the appropriate deduction from the salary of the employees and to deposit with the professional tax department. The employer needs to obtain registration with professional tax department within 30 days of its applicability.

FAQs

This is totally State specific. However, in general professional tax may be paid either online/offline. Further, depending on State’s requirement professional tax return also need to be filed at specified intervals.

Professional tax is collected by the Commercial Tax Department. The commercial tax department of the respective states collects this tax which ultimately reaches the fund of Municipality Corporation.

The entire procedure is fully online and you don’t have to be present at our office or any other office for professional tax registration. A scanned copy of documents has to be only sent via mail.