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Professional tax registration in Maharashtra

Professional tax registrationis levied by state government on all individuals or business which are rendering professionals services in market. If you are rendering any kind of services in market you have to take Professionals Tax Registration. However various state governments has exempted from online Professional Tax Registration. It is applicable on all kind of trade, profession, employment, freelancers subject to income exceeding the monetary threshold. Various state governments do not levy Professional Tax on their traders, professionals, employers, freelancers such as Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh etc. However there are two types of certificate which is required to take by business owners
  • Professional Tax Registration Certificate [PTRC]- Any person engaged in Profession, Trade and Callings and falling under one or the other of the classes mentioned in the second column of Schedule I shall obtained Professional Tax Registration Certificate.
  • Professional Tax Enrolment Certificate [PTEC] Every employer who has employed even a single employee whose salary is above the prescribed limit for deducting Profession Tax shall obtain Professional Tax Enrolment Certificate.

Applicability of Professional Tax

Some are the states where Professional Tax Registration in Maharashtra is mandatory such as Maharashtra, West Bengal, Karnataka, Assam etc. If you are employer and getting some income on regular basis, professional tax registration/ PTEC registration/ PTRC registration is mandatory for you. Every state where PT Registration/ PTRC registration/ PTEC registration is required have their own rate of PT and procedure to levy and collect tax.

Documents Required for PT Registration

Here we are enclosing detailed list of documents required for PT Registration/ pfessional tax license as –
  • PAN and Adhaar Card copy of directors/proprietor/partners
  • MOA/AOA/COI/GST/Proof of registration
  • Electricity Bill
  • Ownership or rental proof
  • Photographs of Directors/proprietors/partners
  • Cancel Cheque of Current or saving Account

States in Which professional tax license applicable

Here are some states where professional tax registration online is applicable and liable to comply in all respect, if any-

Andhra Pradesh Karnataka
Maharashtra Tamil Nadu
Assam Kerala
Meghalaya Tripura
Bihar Jharkhand
Gujrat Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal Manipur
Mizoram Odisha
Puducherry Sikkim
Telangana Nagaland

Which states are exempt from Professional Tax Registration?

Here are some states where professional tax registration certificate/professional tax registration online is not required for doing this kind of business practice-

Arunachal Pradesh Lakshadweep
Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir
Delhi Punjab
Haryana Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh Chandigarh
Uttarakhand Goa
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Dadra and Nagar Havel
Daman & Diu

The following individuals are exempted to pay Professional Tax/professional tax registration certificate:

  • Parents of children with a permanent disability or permanent mental disability do not required professional tax registration certificate.
  • Members of the forces as defined in the Army Act, 1950 do not required PT registration,
  • Air Force Act, 1950 and the Navy Act, 1957 have exempt from online professional tax registration.
  • Members of auxiliary forces or reservists, serving in the state do not need to take professional tax registration.
  • Individuals, over 65 years of age are exempt from online professional tax registration.
  • An individual suffering from a permanent physical disability (including blindness) are not liable to take professional tax registration online.
  • Women exclusively engaged as agent under the Mahila Pradhan KshetriyaBachatYojana or Director of Small Savings.
  • Parents or guardians of individuals suffering from mental disability.
  • Badli workers in the textile industry are also exempt from professional tax registration certificate.

Benefits of Professional tax Registrati/PTRC registration/PTEC registration

We are mentioning here some reason why you should take PT Registration Certificate/ professional tax registration certificate - Legal Requirement- According to state governments’ where this tax is applicable it is mandatory for employees to collect and pay professional tax with respective authority who is liable to manage. After Registration employers are liable to make deduction and pay service taxes to governments. Government Tenders-Various government and private sectors companies has mandate to have Professional tax registration in Maharashtra if you are willing to participate in tenders issued by them. Such kind of organisations mandate to have professional tax license while making applications of tenders. Avoid Penalty - If person fails in paying professional tax to concerned government, shall be liable for penalty as prescribed in law. So it is better to have law compliant rather making unwarranted penalties.

Professional Tax Registration ocess -

Here is the professional tax registration process you should know before making application for online professional tax registration. For making application of Professional Tax registration you need to check applicability criteria. On the basis of applicability you need to collect requisite documents and connect to our Chartered Accountants or Company Secretary. On the basis of discussion over requirements our professional will assist you regarding professional tax registration process, its monthly returns and other compliance which is complex in nature. After getting complete MCA documentation professional will prepare application and submit it with department. For completion of professional tax registration processit may take around 10-15 days subject to approval of government. At LegalPillers you will get CA ServicesOnline, professional tax registration fees is very nominal at our platform.

Consequences of violation

Though every state has introduced their law over Professional Tax Registration/online professional tax registration. Every state has different penal provisions in case of non-compliance of law. However state governments has prescribed law over delayed payment, non-payment, failure of payment, making wrong payments etc.

How LegalPillers helps in getting Professional Tax Registration

We at LegalPillers have panel of experts such as Chartered Accountants, Company Secretary, and Advocates rendering their services in industry since long time. We are handling big corporate professional tax related compliance and advisory services in India. For assistance of your Professional Tax Registration a dedicated professional will appoint, who will take care of complete work stated from registration to its monthly collection of tax and submission with respective governments. At our platform you will get professional tax registration fees very nominal. Grab the offer today and enjoy our services.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is professional tax and when is it levied?
Q. Is Professional tax imposed in every state in India?
Q. Who is responsible for deducting the tax and depositing the same with the Government?
Q. What will be the other costs in the registration process?
Q. Is there any exemption from PT payment?
Q. Which are the specific cities where the service will be delivered?
Q. How do I get a professional tax number?
Q. Is professional tax applicable to companies?
Q. How can I get a professional tax registration certificate in Maharashtra?
Q. How can I get my PTEC number?
Q. Is professional tax registration mandatory?


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