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Professional Tax

Professional tax is the tax imposed by the different State Governments of India on the salaried employees who are working under government or non-government bodies. They may be in any profession like lawyers, CAs, doctors and others or may have businesses have to pay professional tax.

Employees are imposed to pay professional tax at the state level in India. Procedure of collection and rates of professional tax are different in several states. Professional tax is not imposed in all states.

This is imposed in Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Meghalaya, Tamil Nadu, Sikkim, Tripura, Telangana and West Bengal. Employers deduct professional tax from the salary of salaried individuals and deposited the same with the state government.

More Information

Municipal corporations of specific state impose professional tax. Most of the states in India impose this duty. Professional tax is the source of income for the state government to execute different schemes for the development of the region. Staffs of private companies are also required to pay this. Professional tax must be paid as it is compulsory to pay. The rate of professional tax depends on the income slabs fixed by the particular state governments. According to Income Tax Act, the amount of professional tax is allowed for deduction.

Benefits of ESI Registration

ESI registration includes various advantages which are offered by ESIC with expert support through its vast network of dispensaries, branch offices and hospitals throughout India. The benefits of ESI include the following :

90% of monthly salary will be paid for the disability of the concerned workers. In case death of any worker for work related issue took place, ESIC offers 90% of his or her salary to the dependents every month.

Process for Professional Tax Registration

Fill a Simple Form – This is important to fill the details in the simple questionnaire.

Sending Documents – Scanned copy of important documents is to be sent through email.

Submission of Documents – At our company, we submit your documents to the concerned office of the government.

Completion of Task – The application is processed by the government office and they also acknowledge it.

Now let us know about some commonly asked questions and answers :

Do I have to be present personally in order to accomplish professional tax registration?

The complete process is 100% online and you don't need to come to anywhere in order to accomplish professional tax registration. Scanned copies of the documents have to be sent through e-mail.

Is there any other payment in order to obtain professional tax registration certificate besides fees paid for registration?

There is not any hidden charge and no other payment.

How long it takes to do professional tax registration process?

One Click Business Solutions Private Limited takes complete care to complete professional tax registration in fastest turnaround time.

Necessary Documents

Address Proof of Proprietor, Partners or Directors as relevant – For example Passport, Driving License

Address Proof of Organization – Any kind of utility bill and NOC from the owner in the case the organization is rented

Photo of proprietors, partners and directors as relevant

PAN of proprietors, partners and directors as appropriate

Certificate of address proof and incorporation in the case of company

Salary details of employees

Financial statement of the organization

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We have our offices at Delhi and Kerala in India.

Our professionals have years of experience.

You will get fastest and cost-effective services from us.

At our company, we understand that you spend your hard-earned money to acquire professional tax registration certificate.

Let us serve the best for you. You are ready to offer any kind of registration service for you. Get in touch with us over email or telephone to know more about us.

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques: What is professional tax and when is it imposed?

Professional tax is a state level tax which is levied on income earned by way of trade, profession or employment. The tax depends on slabs of income of individual who may be self employed or working as employee of an entity. At present maximum Rs. 2500 can be imposed as the tax.

Ques: Who should pay Profession Tax?

Every person (including individual, firm, HUF, corporation, company or other corporate unit, any society, club or association) involved in any trade/profession/ employment in West Bengal and stated in the Profession Tax Schedule, should pay Profession Tax.

Ques: Who needs to get Certificate of Enrolment (EC)?

An individual should pay Profession Tax needs to get a Certificate of Enrolment (EC).

Ques: How can I know the amount of Profession Tax payable by me?

The amount of Profession Tax payable by an individual is stated in the Profession Tax Schedule.

Ques: At which rate should I pay tax when I am covered by more than one entry of the Schedule?

In this scenario, the higher/highest, as the situation may be, rate of tax is given under those entries, shall be pertinent.

Ques: What is the specific time by which Profession Tax should be paid?

For an enrolled individual, Profession Tax must be paid by 31st July of the same year for which tax is unpaid.

Ques: What is the provision of penalty for non-payment of Profession Tax or not getting certificate of enrolment/registration?

If an individual cannot make payment of Profession Tax due from him


If an individual cannot apply for enrolment within 90 days, he becomes responsible to pay tax as obligation of penalty and prosecution shall be pertinent to him.

Ques: Who can get Demat Certificate of Enrolment?

If the applicant has paid tax through GRIPS (online tax payment portal of the Government of West Bengal) and has a valid PAN (under the Income Tax Act, 1961), then he can acquire Demat Certificate of Enrolment.

Ques: What is validity time of the demat certificate?

The enrolment number is permanent; but, the certificate is, generally valid for the current financial year. You need to generate the demat certificate in every financial year after paying tax (through GRIPS) for the associate financial year. The demat certificate includes the payment status of the individual possessing the certificate.

Ques: What should I do in the case payment is not accomplished through GRIPS?

In this circumstance, you cannot generate demat certificate through on-line procedure.

Ques: What should I do when there is no PAN?

In this circumstance, you cannot generate demat certificate via on-line procedure.

Ques: What should I do if 'PAN-mismatch' takes place for any ground?

In the case of 'PAN-mismatch', unless the Profession Tax authority approves the application, you cannot continue further to generate demat certificate. You will get SMS regarding approval of your application and only then you can continue with the application number to accomplish the procedure. If no such SMS is obtained, you need to contact the linked Profession Tax office instantly with the acknowledgment slip/application number and the copy of PAN.

Ques: What should I do if I have not obtained any 'OTP'?

In this situation, network problem may include type of delay. If the 'OTP' is not obtained within 5 minutes, you cannot continue. In that circumstance, just terminate the process and apply again affirming that the internet connection and mobile network available. You may get more than one 'OTP' so it is recommended to use the latest one.

Ques: In order to perform registration in professional tax, do I require being present in person?

The entire procedure is 100% online and you don't need to be present at our office for professional tax registration. Scanned copies of documents need to be sent through mail.

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