Professional Tax Registration
Profession Tax is a state-level tax and its applies to salaried employees and professionals, including CA, lawyers and doctors. The following states impose this tax: Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tripura and Madhya Pradesh. Profession Tax Registration is mandatory within 30 days of employing staff in a business or, in the case of professionals, 30 days from the start of the practice. In case of salaried employees and wage earners, Employer is responsible to deduct professional tax and pay the collected amount to government department.