Overview

Professional tax in India is a tax that is applicable to salaried employees and professionals, including chartered accountants, doctors, freelancers and is payable to the respective State Government.
Professional tax in India is applicable on every person running a business, freelancing or drawing a salary. This tax has to be paid mandatorily by every employee who is employed in any firm or company having its operations in India. Professional tax registration is the responsibility of every business owner, who has to take up the responsibility of deduction of professional tax from the salaries of employees and payment of the same to the respective state government.
As per the law, every employee is bound to make payment of professional tax without fail. Employers in many states of India are strictly bound by the respective PT legislations to obtain the registration of professional tax. After the registration, they have to make deductions from the salaries of the employees and make payments of the same to the respective authorities.

How is Professional Tax charged for self employed people and freelancers? whatsapp

How is Professional Tax charged for self employed people and freelancers? whatsapp

Any professional who earns a regular income on a monthly basis is liable to pay the professional tax to the respective State Government. The term “Professional” includes people working in specialized fields like legal, accountancy, art, media, medicine, information technology, media, etc. Professionals working as freelancers are also liable to pay Professional Tax. They need to register for professional tax and obtain a registration ID. Post that they can easily make payment of Professional Tax using the registration number in the corresponding banks.

What are the documents required for registration of Professional Tax? whatsapp

What are the documents required for registration of Professional Tax? whatsapp

The following documents are required for registration of Professional Tax in India: Certificate of Incorporation, including MOA & AOA / LLP Agreement. PAN card of Company/LLP which is attested by the company director Address proof of the company with a NOC from the owner of the premises Bank Statement of the company along with cancelled cheque Passport size photos, address and identity proof of all the directors Board resolution / Statement of consent by the partners. Shops and Establishment License Salary and Attendance register