Professional Tax

Professional Tax is a tax levied on professionals in India. PT is state-level tax and to be paid by every member of staff employed in private companies. States covers under this tax are: Karnataka, Bihar, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Assam, Kerala, Meghalaya, Odessa, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, Sikkim, Telangana, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu

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Professional Tax Registration

Professional Tax is levied by the respective State Government Tax. The maximum Professional Tax which may be levied as of Rs 2,500/-. Professional tax is a tax levied by the various State Governments of India on salaried individuals, working in government or non-government entities, or in practice of any profession, including Chartered Accountants, Doctors, Lawyers etc or carry out some form of business. This form of tax is in practice for a long time and States were conferred the power of leveling the Tax under Clause (2) of Article 276. The rate at which Professional tax is charged is based on the Income Slabs set by the respective State Governments. However the maximum Professional Tax that can be levied by any State till date is Rs 2500/-

Reasons for Professional Tax Registration

State Requirements

In India few states requires every employer to take registration in this tax and deduct tax and deposit to department on behalf on the employees.

Avoid Legal Action

There is penalty provision if any employee fail to obtain this registration. So it is compulsory to have registration if we are working in the specific states of India.

Easy to Register

Compliance of Professional tax is easy to follow, in general all work can be done online. Payment of tax and return filings are online procedure

Low Employee turnover

Employees prefer to job in the company which are register in the professional tax registration, this is only because of job security

Tax deduction

A deduction from salary can be claimed by the taxpayer on account of professional tax paid. The deduction for professional tax will be allowed in the year in which the tax is actually paid by the employee.

PAN card

PAN card of business entity is required for registration of business under professional tax.

Address proof of Business

Any utility bill like electricity of phone bill, or Rent agreement with owner is required in case business premises is rented.

KYC of Applicant

All documents like Pan card, Adhaar card, photo, bank statement is required from the applicant.


In case of company MOA and AOA is required for application

The owner of a business is responsible to deduct professional tax from the salaries of his employees and pay the amount so collected to the appropriate government department.
Responsibility of filling return is in the hand of employer, He has to furnish a return to the tax department in the prescribed form within the specified time.
Delay 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. 1000 per return will be imposed if you filed after due date in 1 month. After 1 month, penalty should be Rs. 2000 will be imposed (from 01/04/2015) (Maharashtra: Profession Tax Act 1975).
It's a totally based on online process all you need to submit the document to us, and there is no need of physical appearance, just forward your documents on our Mail ID


all inclusive fees

Professional tax registration for employers having less than 20 employees.


all inclusive fees

Professional tax registration for employers having less than 50 employees.


all inclusive fees

Professional tax registration for employers having less than 100 employees.

How Ovakil help in Professional tax registration registration ?

Ovakil helps you for professional tax registration,it usually take 4-5 days for all process

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Preparation of documents

Collection and preparation of documents as per legal compliance of specific state.

Filling application

After collection of all documents, we will file application for professional tax registration, whole process may take 2-3 days.

Registration Certificate

Filled application will checked the department and if there is any issue or incomplete documents then they may ask, otherwise department will issue certificate for professional tax registration.

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