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Documents For Professional Tax


PAN Card of Applicant/DirectorID Proof of Applicants/Directors
Passport size photograph of Applicant/DirectorMobile number/Email ID
Residential Proof of the Registered OfficeAOA & MOA
DeclarationSale Deed/Rent Agreement

Things you need to know about Professional Tax Filing

Multiple State Taxes

If you happened to have employees working in different state, you have to pay the Professional Tax for each state which varies from one to another.

Filing Returns

The overall frequency at which the Professional Tax Filing depends will vary according to the state you live in.


A total penalty close to 10 percent is applicable if you fail to file the Professional Tax in time.

Two Variants

Any company needs two varieties of the Professional Tax which include PTRC (Professional Tax Registration Certificate) and the PTEC (Professional Tax Enrolment Certificate).

Separate Application

As a company who owns different firms in different states, every firm has to file a separate application for the number of offices and employees in different states.

Foreign Employees

The foreign employees working with such companies are exempt from payment of the professional tax.

About Professional Tax Filing

A professional tax can be dubbed as the state-level tax applicable for the salaried professionals and employees that include the chartered accountants, doctors, and lawyers as well. The states that impose this particular tax include West Bengal, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Assam, Gujarat, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Meghalaya, Kerala, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, and Odisha. Registration has been mandated within a term of 30 days post employment of the staff in the business. This tax is mostly deducted from the wages or salary paid and it capped at the amount of INR 2500 per annum.

  • Basic Package
  • 400* __
  • Filing of Monthly salary/wage > Rs 15,000
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  • Standard Package
  • 800* __
  • Filing of Monthly salary/wage > Rs 30,000
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  • Premium Package
  • 1200* __
  • Filing of Monthly salary/wage > Rs 45,000
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who is liable to pay Profession Tax in the State of Maharashtra?

Any person who is engaged in any profession, Trade, callings and employment in the State of Maharashtra is liable to pay Profession Tax. A person includes Hindu undivided family, firm, company, corporation or other corporate body, any society, club or association.

What are the types of Profession Tax payers?

There are 2 types of Profession Tax payers
a) Profession Tax Enrollment Certificate (PTEC) : 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 PTEC
b) Profession Tax Registration Certificate (PTRC) : Every employer who has employed even a single employee whose salary is above the prescribed limit for deducting Profession Tax shall obtain PTRC.

What is the time limit to apply for Enrollment / Registration?

A person / employer shall apply within 30 days of becoming liable to pay tax.

Which forms to be used for applying PTEC and PTRC. What is the method of application?

The person who is liable to obtain PTEC shall apply in Form II and an employer who is liable to obtain PTRC shall apply in Form I. Both the applications shall be made online on Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Department’s (MGSTD) web-site

Whether I have to create profile for application of PTEC and / or PTRC?

Every entity who wants to apply for registration for any of the Act govern by MGSTD shall create profile on
a) If any applicant has already obtained registration under any of the Act and wants to apply for registration under another Act shall create his profile by selecting option “Create Profile for New System” under “Log in for e-services”. After creation of profile he can use the e-services also.
b) applicant other than ‘a’ above shall create his profile by selecting option “ New Dealer Registration” under “Other Acts Registration”