Professional Tax

  • Professional tax is a tax levied and collected by the state governments.
  • Every employee in a private limited company is liable to pay professional tax.
  • However, it is the duty of the employer to deduct the tax from the salary of the employee every month and submit it to the government.
  • Professional tax is calculated on a slab basis on the gross income of the employee.

  • Why obtain Professional Tax Registration?

  • Required as per statue of some states
  • May result in penalties and fines, if not collected/remitted
  • Tax can be deducted from income from salaries of the taxpayer for professional tax paid