Professional Tax is levied by all state governments as a tax on profession, trade, calling or employment. The states levy this tax by virtue of constitutional powers under article 276 of the constitution of India. In India it was first introduced in the year 1949 at a rate of Rs. 250 which is 2500 now for each year. The state governments has been asking parliament to raise the limit of 2500 to Rs. 7500 so that the professional tax becomes a source of major revenue for the states. The professional tax is also levied on slab basis as income.
The professional tax in case of employment is required to be deducted by the employer while making payment of salary at the rate prevalent in the state in which employee is serving. The rate of professional tax is different from state to state.
The state governments implement collection of professional tax differently. Some collects through their sales tax department, some have separate department, some collects through Municipal Corporation while some collects through panchayat. All the assesse of professional tax need to get registered with professional tax department, collect applicable taxes and deposit the same within time and file professional tax return. Here SetIndiaBiz can help you to acquire professional tax registration by Rs.4000 only
1. Andhra Pradesh
8. Madhya Pradesh
15. Tamil Nadu
17. West Bengal