Normally, state government imposes professional tax slab rates basis for salaried individuals and collects it monthly. However, in case of professionals, company, Director, Partners etc. the professional tax is collected annually. Below are the rates of professional tax slab of various states with respect to salary: Professional Tax Slab Rates in India

Professional Tax Slab Rates in India

Union Territories and States Not Imposing Professional Tax

Sl. No.Name of Union TerritoryProfessional Tax Applicability
1.Andaman & NicobarNot Applicable
2.ChandigarhNot Applicable
3.Dadar & Nagar HaveliNot Applicable
4.Daman & DiuNot Applicable
5.DelhiNot Applicable
6.LakshadweepNot Applicable
7.PuducherryNot Applicable

States Exempted from Professional Tax are listed Below:

Sl. No.Name of Union TerritoryProfessional Tax Applicability
1.Arunachal PradeshNot Applicable
2.HaryanaNot Applicable
3.Himachal PradeshNot Applicable
4.Jammu & KashmirNot Applicable
5.PunjabNot Applicable
6.RajasthanNot Applicable
7.NagalandNot Applicable
8.UttaranchalNot Applicable
9.Uttar PradeshNot Applicable

Andhra Pradesh Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 15,000/- NIL.
Rs. 15,001/- -Rs. 20,000/-Rs.150
Rs. 20,001/- or AboveRs. 200

Assam Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 10,000/-NIL.
Rs. 10,001/- to Rs. 14,999/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 15,000/- to Rs. 24,999/-Rs. 180/-
Rs. 25,000/- or More     Rs. 208 /- & Rs. 212/-

Professional Tax -Assam is payable at the rate of Rs. 208/- for first 11 months and Rs. 212/- in the last month.

Bihar Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 25,000/-NIL.
Rs. 25,001/- to Rs. 41,666/-Rs. 83.33/-
Rs. 41,667/- to 83,333/-Rs. 166.67/-
Rs. 83,333/- or MoreRs. 208.3/-

Chattisgarh Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 12,500/-NIL.
Rs. 12,501/- to Rs. 16,667/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 16,668/- to 20,833/-Rs. 180/-
Rs. 20,834/- to 25,000/-Rs. 190/-
Rs. 25,001/- or MoreRS. 200/-

Goa Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 15,000/-NIL.
Rs. 15,001/- to Rs. 25,000/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 125,001/- or More.Rs. 200/-

Gujarat Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 5,999/-NIL.
Rs. 6,000/- to Rs. 8,999/-Rs. 80/-
Rs. 9,000/- to Rs. 11,999/-Rs. 150/-
Rs.12,000/- or MoreRs. 200/-

Jharkhand Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 25,000/-NIL.
Rs. 25,001/- to Rs. 41,666/-Rs. 100/-
Rs. 41,667/- to Rs. 66,666/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 66,667/- to Rs. 83,333/-Rs. 175/-
Rs. 83,334/- or MoreRS. 208/-

* Professional Tax in Jharkhand is payable at the rate of Rs. 208/- for first 11 months and Rs. 212/- in the last month.

Karnataka Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs.15,000/-NIL.
Rs. 15,001/- or AboveRs. 200/-

Kerala Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 1,999/-NIL.
Rs. 2,000/- to Rs. 2,999/-Rs. 20/-(120)
Rs. 3,000/- to Rs. 4,999/-Rs. 30/-(180)
Rs. 5,000/- to Rs 7,499/-Rs. 50/-(300)
Rs. 7,500/- to Rs. 9,999/-Rs. 75/-(450)
Rs. 10,000/- to Rs 12,499/-Rs. 100/-(600)
Rs. 12,500- to Rs. 16,666/-Rs. 125/-(750)
Rs. 16,667/- to Rs 20,833/-Rs. 166/-(1000)
Rs. 20,884/- or MoreRs. 208/-(1250)

Payable Semi-Annually. In brackets, Professional Tax Payable Semi-Annually is mentioned.

Madhya Pradesh Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 15,000/-Nil
Above Rs. 15,001/-Rs. 208/- & Rs. 212/-

Madhya Pradesh Professional Tax is payable at the rate of Rs. 208/- for 11 months and Rs. 212/- for the last month.

Maharashtra Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 7,500/-Nil.
Rs. 7,501/- to Rs. 10,000/-Rs. 175/-
Above Rs. 10,001/-Rs. 200/- & Rs. 300/-

State Government of Maharashtra levies Professional Tax at the rate of Rs. 200/- for 11 months and Rs.300/- for the last month.

Women who earn Salary up to Rs.10,000/- per month are exempted from paying Professional Tax.

Meghalaya Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 4,166/-Nil.
Rs. 4,167/- to Rs. 6,250/-Rs 16.50/-
Rs. 6,251/- to Rs. 8,333/-Rs. 25/-
Rs. 8,334/- to Rs. 12,500/-Rs. 41.50/-
Rs. 12,501/- Rs.16,666/-Rs. 62.50/-
Rs. 16,667/- Rs. 20,833/-Rs. 83.33/-
Rs. 20,834/- to Rs. 25,000/-Rs. 104.16/-
Rs. 25,001/- to Rs. 29,166/-Rs. 125/-
Rs. 29,167/- to Rs. 33,333/-Rs. 150/-
Rs, 33,334/- to Rs. 37500/-Rs. 175/-
Rs. 37,501/- to Rs. 41,666/-Rs. 200/-
Above Rs. 41,667/-Rs. 208/-

Meghalaya Professional Tax is payable at the rate of Rs. 208/- for first 11 months and Rs. 212/- in the last month.

Orissa Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 13,304/-Nil.
Rs. 13,305/- to Rs. 25,000/-Rs. 125/-
Rs. 25,001/- or MoreRs. 200/- and Rs.300/-

Orissa Professional Tax will be payable at the rate of Rs. 200/- for first 11 months and Rs. 300/- in the last month.

Tamil Nadu Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Professional Tax Exemption in Tamil Nadu: Upto Rs. 3,500/- per month professional tax is exempted from tax.

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 3,500/-Nil.
Rs. 3,501/- to Rs. 5,000/-Rs. 16.66/- (100).
Rs. 3,501/- to Rs. 5,000/-Rs. 40/- (235).
Rs. 9,001/- to Rs. 10,000/-Rs. 85/-(510).
Rs. 10,001/- to Rs.12,500/-Rs. 126.67/-(760).
Rs. 12,501/- or aboveRs. 182.50/-(1095).

Collectible Semi- Annually. In bracket, Professional Tax Payable Semi-Annually is mentioned.

Telangana Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 15,000/-Nil.
Rs.15,001/- to Rs. 20,000/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 20,001/- or More.Rs. 200/-

Tripura Professional Tax Slab Rates for for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs. 5,000/-Nil.
Rs. 5,001/- to Rs. 7,000/-Rs. 70/-(420).
Rs 7,001- Rs 9,000/-Rs. 120/-(720).
Rs. 9,001/- to Rs.12,000/-Rs.140/-(840).
Rs 12,001- Rs 15,000/-Rs. 190/-(1140).
Rs. 15,001/- or MoreRs. 2496/-(208).

Collectible Semi-Annually. The amount given in bracket is the Professional Tax Payable Semi-Annually.

West Bengal Professional Tax Slab Rates for Financial Year 2016-17

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax (P.M)
Up to Rs.8,500/-Nil.
Rs. 8,501/- to Rs.10,000/-Rs. 90/-
Rs. 10,001- to Rs. 15,000/-Rs. 110/-
Rs. 15,001/- to Rs. 25,000/-Rs.130/-
Rs. 25,001/- to Rs.40,000/-Rs. 150/-
Rs. 40,001/- or MoreRs. 200/-