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More about Professional Tax (PT) registration

When does a venture need to register for Professional Tax?

  • All business entities need to get Professional Tax registration done before the financial year in which the company was incorporated ends. It is a mandatory registration for all businesses
  • In Karnataka, professional tax comprises of two parts - enrollment and registration. PT Enrollment is to be done before the end of the financial year in which the business entity was formed. PT Registration is to be done when the business employs any employee with a salary above Rs 15,000 per month.
  • Also in Karnataka, if there are less than 120 days left in the financial year after incorporation you need not go for PT Enrollment or PT Registration in that financial year. You can directly go for enrollment (and registration) in the next financial year.

Process Flow

Timeline 4-6 working days
  • Raise a request with us, discussion with Wazzeer team, share basic information
  • Review proposal and hire
  • Share details and documents
  • Apply for registration for Professional Tax
  • Payment of applicable professional tax
  • Approval from the department
  • Share PT Registration Certificate and Login Credentials, if applicable

Required Documents

  • PAN card of the business entity
  • For Pvt Ltd or OPC:
    • Certificate of Incorporation
    • Memorandum of Association (MOA)
    • Articles of Association (AOA)
    • Copy of Board resolution (format to be provided by us)
  • For LLP or partnership
    • Registration certificate for LLP
    • LLP/ Partnership deed
  • Bank statement/ Cancelled check leaf
  • Proof of address for business premises (Rental agreement if rented , Property tax paid challan if owned, NOC from the owner of the property)
  • Copy of electricity bill/landline bill, water bill
  • PAN and ID proof of the Directors or Partners
  • Photographs of the Directors or Partners

Key Deliverables

  • Certificate of PT Enrollment Certificate, if applicable
  • PT registration Certificate
  • PT Portal Login Credentials, if applicable

Why choose Wazzeer?

  • One platform for all your requirements

    Incorporation is just the first step. Wazzeer supports you throughout your journey as an entrepreneur. Log in to get things done efficiently. A dedicated Account Manager offers the required human touch and acts as an advisor to you.

  • Experienced professionals

    Our professionals have at least 5 years of experience and have incorporated thousands of companies among them. The rich experience ensures that the process is smooth and right in the first go.

  • Defined process

    Over the last few years, doing over 500 incorporations, we have defined every step of the process. A virtual process is in place enabling us to deliver hassle free experience for you.

  • Cost Effective

    You pay what you see in the proposal. No surprises or hidden charges.

Frequently Asked Questions

Once a business entity is registered, it should get its registration for Professional Tax before the end of that financial year.
In Karnataka, professional tax comprises of two parts - enrollment and registration. PT Enrollment is to be done before the end of the financial year in which the business entity was formed. PT Registration is to be done when the business employs any employee with a salary above Rs 15,000 per month.
Also in Karnataka, if there are less than 120 days left in the financial year after incorporation you need not go for PT Enrollment or PT Registration in that financial year. You can directly go for enrollment (and registration) in the next financial year.
This depends on the state and the type of the entity. However, there is a cap of maximum Rs.2,500/- per annum that can be collected from an employer.However, some states collect PT separately for Firms, Directors and Partners.
This also depends from state to state. However, in most states, PT is not deducted if gross monthly salary of the employee is less than Rs.15,000.
Assuming you registered your business entity before the start of this financial year, as the first step, you should immediately get your PT registration done.
You will need to pay the applicable professional tax for your employees for all the months that have been missed along with the interest and penalties.
There is no concept of renewal of PT Registration. However you will have to pay the requisite Professional Tax every financial year.
This has to be notified to the PT department within specified time. This time period varies from state to state. However it typically ranges between 45-60 days.

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