Professional Tax is a State-imposed tax levied on all Employees, Professionals, Directors, Designated Partners, Companies, LLPs and all other Establishments or Employees. It is one of the few indirect taxes still in force post introduction of GST regime. Certain relevant queries in connection with the same have been dealt below:


Any entity carrying on trade or business is liable to obtain Professional Tax Registration
Professional Tax is applicable only in certain states, viz., Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Odisha, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, and West Bengal
  • Type of business activity
  • Nature of business
  • Total employee strength
  • Any registration certificate of an organization such as Certification of Incorporation/Partnership Deed/GST Registration Certificate/Trade License
  • Rent agreement and any utility bill of the registered office address of the organization
  • PAN card of the organization and all the Directors/Partners/Proprietor
  • Bank statement (with Current transactions) of the organization along with 1 cancelled cheque
  • Digital Signature of the applicant/Authorised signatory
  • Head office and branch office details
  • Employees’ basic details such as AADHAR number, name, father’s name, DOB, address as per AADHAR card
  • Employees’ Salary details (break up of salary with respect to basic salary and other details)
The process of obtaining Professional Tax Registration varies from State to State, e.g., in Odisha it can take anywhere between 5 to 7 working days, subject to submission of correct information and complete documentation
The broad process of obtaining Professional Tax Registration involves following steps:
  • STEP 1: Provision of requisite mentioned documents/information to us
  • STEP 2: Validating the documents/ information and processing the same
  • STEP 3: Filing of application and submission of the same in online/offline manner, as the case may be
  • STEP 4: Payment of appropriate government fee as applicable
  • STEP 5: Processing of the application and issuance of registration certificate
Legal Terminus can help you with obtaining Professional Tax registration for your organization, as and when required, in a hassle-free manner within a reasonable time span and for competitive professional fee. To know more, please book a telephonic appointment with one of our consultants free of charge.

* Terms & Conditions

1) The fee mentioned above does not include govt. fee applicable, if any, which shall be payable over and above the fee mentioned

2) The Professional Fees & Govt Fees, if any, varies from state to state, kindly contact our executive, we shall be happy to provide you a best quotation as per your requirement