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Everything you need to know about payment of professional tax

Introduction:

Professional tax due dates vary from state to state in India, and they are typically determined by the respective state governments. Each state has its own rules and regulations regarding the payment frequency and due dates for professional tax. It’s important to note that these due dates may change, and it’s advisable to consult the official website of the respective state’s taxation department or contact a local tax consultant for the most up-to-date information. As of my last update in September 2021, here is a general overview of the due dates for professional tax payment in a few states:

Maharashtra:

In Maharashtra, the due date for payment of professional tax varies based on the classification of the taxpayer. For individuals, proprietors, and partnership firms, the tax is payable annually by the end of the financial year (March 31st). For companies, the tax is payable on a monthly basis by the 20th of the subsequent month.

Karnataka:

In Karnataka, the due date for payment of professional tax is by the 20th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers are required to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 20th of each month.

Tamil Nadu:

In Tamil Nadu, the due date for payment of professional tax is by the 20th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers need to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 20th of each month.

West Bengal:

In West Bengal, the due date for payment of professional tax is typically by the 20th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers are required to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 20th of each month.

Gujarat:

In Gujarat, the due date for payment of professional tax is by the 20th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers are required to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 20th of each month.

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana:

In both Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, the due date for payment of professional tax is by the 10th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers need to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 10th of each month.

Kerala:

In Kerala, the due date for payment of professional tax is by the 10th of every month for salary deductions made in the preceding month. Employers are required to file monthly returns and pay the tax by the 10th of each month.

Why You Choose Auriga Accounting for Professional tax services ?

  1. Professional Tax Registration: Auriga Accounting Assistance in registering individuals and businesses for professional tax with the relevant authorities.
  1. Tax Compliance Services: Auriga Ensuring compliance with professional tax regulations, including timely filing of returns and payments.
  1. Tax Calculation: Auriga Accounting Accurate calculation of professional tax based on income slabs and rates applicable in the specific state.
  1. Tax Planning: Auriga Strategic planning to minimize professional tax liabilities within the legal framework.
  1. Exemption Assistance: Auriga Accounting Helping eligible individuals and entities claim exemptions from professional tax.