Professional tax is a tax levied by the State government. Professional tax is levied on income however earned in any trade and is usually remitted by the Employer. The stipulations attached to professional tax, caps the total professional tax payable in respect of any one person to the State or to any local authority in the State by way of taxes on professions, trades, callings and employments to Rs.2500 per year.
Professional Tax Registration
Professional tax registration application must be submitted to the State’s tax department within 30 days of employing staff in a business. If there is more than one place of work, the application must be made separately to each authority as regards the place of work coming under the jurisdiction of that authority.
Professional tax registration application must be submitted to the State’s tax department within 30 days of employing staff in a business by the business owner.
The owner of a business is responsible for deducting professional tax from the salaries of his employees and paying the amount so collected to the appropriate government department.
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Copy of PAN Card
Passport size photograph
Copy of Aadhaar Card / Voter identity card
Two copies of sales bill / purchase bill