Professional Tax

Professional Tax

Professional tax is an indirect tax who levied by the State government of India on income from profession. Professional income includes chartered accountant’s earning, lawyer’s earning, doctor’s income etc. It is also payable by members of staff employed who working in Private companies. It is imposed by the commercial department of state and also collected by them. An employee whose salary comes under taxable income, the tax amount by his employer is deducted from his salary and deposited with the government. Professional tax is described in article 276 of the Indian Constitution. Article 276 applies to profession, trades, calling and employments.

Penalties for non- compliance on professional tax payment

  • If late payment of profession tax then penalty will be 10% of the amount of the tax.
  • On late filing of return, penalty will be Rs. 1000 per return
  •  If filing of this return is delayed by 1 month from the due date then this penalty becomes Rs. 2000.

Exemptions from Professional Tax

The following individuals are exempted to pay professional tax:

  • Up to one year of standing in the profession not liable to pay professional tax.
  • Parents or guardians of individuals suffering from mental disability.
  • Members of the forces as defined in the Army Act. 1950, the Air Force Act. 1950 and the Navy Act 1957 including the members of auxiliary forces or reservists, serving in the state.
  • Person having completed age of 65 years.
  • Members of armed forces of union serving in the state
  • Under the Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojna of Directorate of small savings women exclusively engaged as agents.
  • Casual Worker

Documents Required for the registration of Professional Tax

  • Passport size photo
  • PAN card of assesse
  • Aadhar Card
  • Electricity Bill or rent agreement
  • Cancelled cheque
  • Detail of business

Professional Tax Slab in Different States


Monthly Salary (in Rupees)                                    Tax per month (in rupees)

Up to 5999                                                                 Nil

6000 to 8999                                                             80

9000 to 11999                                                          150

More than 12000                                                      200

 Andhra Pradesh

Monthly Salary (in Rupees)                                     Tax per month (in rupees)

Up to 15000                                                                Nil

15001 to 20000                                                        150

Above 20000                                                             200


Monthly Salary (in Rupees)                                     Tax per month (in rupees)

Up to 5000                                                                 Nil

5001 to 6000                                                            30

6001 to 8000                                                             50

8001 to 10000                                                          75

10001 to 15000                                                       100

15001 to 20000                                                       150

More than 20000                                                      200


Monthly salary (in Rs)                                              Tax per month (in Rs.)

Up to 7500 for men                                                  Nil

Up to 10000 for Women                                          Nil

7500 to 10000                                                           175

10000 and above                                                      200

West Bengal

Monthly salary (in Rs.)                                             Tax per month (in Rs.)

Up to 8500                                                                 Nil

8501 to 10000                                                          90

10001 to 15000                                                        110

15001 to 25000                                                        130

25001 to 40000                                                        150

More than 40000                                                      200


Monthly salary (in Rs.)                                             Tax per month (in Rs.)

Up to 15000                                                               Nil

More than 15000                                                      200

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