What is Professional Tax Registration?

Professional Tax is a tax levied by the State government. Professional tax is levied on income by way of profession, trade or employment. Professional tax is paid by the employer. The Constitution empowers the levy of Profession Tax subject to a maximum of Rs.2500/- p.a. Tax payers will be able to claim professional tax in their IT return as Professional tax is 100% rebatable against Income Tax dues.

Proficient tax is applicable to each organization which conducts business and for people engaged in any profession, trade, calling or employment. The professional tax is calculated by self assessment and is based on the half-yearly gross income of the employee or professional.

What are the Documents required for Professional Tax Registration?

Proof of place business of the organisation
PAN and Residence Proof of Partners / Directors
Constitution proof of the business in case of Firm / Company
Bank Statement of the business
Cancelled Cheque For the Business
GST Registration Certificate
Who is required to register?

Filling Application in Form I and Form II of taxes on Profession:Our Expert will prepare your prescribed application and collect the documents necessary for submission Application Submission:Once the application is prepared and documents are collected, we will submit your application to the respective department.

Professional tax Registration Certificate:Once the registration application and the attached supporting documents are verified by the Officer, Registration Certificate is provided.


Professional tax is a state level tax and not a union tax. Employers coming under the jurisdiction of states which levy professional tax are required to collect PT from employees and remit the same to the government.
Delay in obtaining Professional Tax Registration Certificate incurs a penalty of Rs. 5/- per day. In case of non/late payment of profession tax, penalty will be 10% of the amount of tax. In case of late filing of returns, a penalty of Rs. 300 per return will be imposed.
Yes. Every employer falling under the specified criteria should mandatorily register with the state authority
Professional tax is applicable in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tripura, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh.