Professional Tax Registration
Professional Tax is a State – level tax imposed on professions and trades in India. It is mandatorily to be paid by all the staffs employed in private companies. It is the Responsibility of the owner of a company to deduct professional tax from the salaries of his employees and pay the amount collected to the appropriate government department.
Professional tax is deducted every month form the income of the Professional. Generally, it is a slab-amount based on the gross income of the staff.
The states that imposes professional tax are:
- Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tripura and Madhya Pradesh.
In case of salaried employees and wage earners, Employer is liable to deduct professional tax in case of salaried employees. else, the tax is to be paid by the person himself.