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New Professional tax rates in Gujarat FY 2014-15 for employees

New professional tax rates in Gujarat for financial year 2014-15 ( Notification no. GHN 5 , PFT-2013.

Monthly SalaryProfessional tax (per month)
Less than 6000Nil
6000 to 8999Rs. 80
9000 to 11999Rs. 150
12000 and aboveRs. 200

Pls note that it is duty of employer to deduct and deposit professional tax on behalf of employee.

Professional tax rates in Gujarat for other than employees are different as per profession.

Visit site Gujarat commercial tax to know more.

Professional tax return due date:

If employees are less than 20, the return should be filed within 15 days of expiry of previous year in form no. 5AA.

Professional tax return should be filed within 15 days of  expiry of previous month in form No. 5 if employees are more than 20. However, he can apply for annual return in form no. 5B.

Professional tax payment due date in Gujarat:

If he has less 20 or less than  20 employees, due date is 15 th day from the end of the quarter which are15th July, 15th Oct, 15th Jan, 15th March.

If he has more than 20 employees, due date is 15th day from the end of the month. In short, professional tax for current year should be paid within 15th of next month.

Interest on late payment of Professional tax in Gujarat:

If he pays professional tax belated or does not pay professional tax, he is liable to pay interest at 18% per annum with penalties.

Registration of professional tax  number in Gujarat:

Employer is required to registered himself with municipality or district panchayat for professional tax.

He has to get separate registration for different places. However he can apply for consolidated return for different places in form no. 5 CC.

If he fails to get himself registered, he is liable for penalty of Rs. 20 per day for the days he remains unregistered for professional tax number in Gujarat.

 

Professional tax is state tax and still many are not aware of it or paying it except employees like income tax. There is no high amount payable due to low  professional tax rates in Gujarat but it is unnecessary process for employer.

 

30 Comments

  1. WHAT IS SENIOR CITIZEN AGE,
    LIABILITY AGE ON PROFESSIONAL TAX
    CAN WE PAID PROFESSIONAL TAX ON SENIOR CITIZEN AGE. ?

    • By admin

      Professional tax is paid by all assessee. No matter of age. sir. This limit is for employees.

  2. By Nandita kayal

    Is there an exemption to senior citizen in Gujarat for payment of profession tax? What is the age limit for the same, if any?

  3. By Sunildatt Parmar

    Dear mam,

    I am paid professional tax in Grampanchayat, and less dens 15 emp. Working in my office, so pls ask me what is the my due date for paid Prof.Tax and what is the due date of return filling.

    Sunildatt Parmar
    9601275011

    • By admin

      I have already mentioned in article. Read carefully. Also ask your grampanchayat about it. If employees are less than 15, the due date of payment is 15th from the end of the quarter and return last date is 15 April.

  4. By POOJA

    mam, if our factory (manufacturing work is going on) is at kutch and corporate office is at ahmedabad so we have to enroll differently or should require two different no.

  5. By SP SINGH

    Dear Madam,

    We want to know profession tax will be deducted on Basic salary or total gross salary (Conveyance, Overtime, etc)included.

    Please

    Regards
    SP SINGH

    • By admin

      Total salary including other allowances.

    • By admin

      Total gross salary

  6. By Anindya Ghosh

    Hi, please inform about “Penalty due to delay in deposit of Professional Tax in Gujarat’. We have considered Interest for delayed period @ 1.25% p.m. Regards, Anindya Ghosh

    • By admin

      It is 18% p.a. So 1.5% per month.

  7. By Abhay Shah

    Professional Tax Has Been Paid From Yearly ya Montly

    • By admin

      Quarterly or monthly or yearly. Depend on nature.

  8. By samir

    mam i have proprietorship firm & i m a senior citizen.

    my question is i have to pay the firm prof.tax 2400/- for fy 2014-15

    • By admin

      Yes, you need to as rules required and there is no senior citizen exemption for proprietorship.

  9. We are working in a private school in a rural area . Plz guide us how to register our institution for the professional tax. I have more than 40 employee at present include teachers and non teaching staff.

    • By admin

      In rural area, contact gram panchayat and ask about formalities.

  10. I HAVE GOT REGISTERED FOR PT BUT I AM NOT PAYING TAX LAST THREE YEARS AND MY OFFICE ADDRESS IS ALSO CHANGE NOW I WANT PAY PT WITH NEW ADDRESS SO WHAT ARE THE CONSEQUENCE?

    • By admin

      Ask local office of municipality.

  11. By CHIRAG

    we have deducted professional tax before registration in professional tax. for rs.2400/- for fy 2014. how can i make payment .

    • By admin

      Ask at local authority – municipality, they will guide.

  12. By Arun Gupta

    I am paying personal Profession tax as a Proprietor of one firm. If I start another proprietory firm, do I have to pay Profession tax again as the proprietor of the second firm?

  13. By Dr. Vijya Patel

    Can the employee of the tax department help in filling the check details?

  14. By DR HASMUKH K NAIK

    I AM working at NCD CELL at GMERS GENERAL HOSPITAL GANDHINAGAR, Gujarat as GENERAL PHYSICIAN & I am senior citizen & my age is 64year & 9 months.Am I exempted from professional tax?

  15. By Ashish

    In Feb salary is more than 12000 and afterwards it comes to know that calculation is wrong and actual salary is 11000 only. This is for almost 300 employees. whether reversal of Rs.50 is allowed in March???

  16. By Yesha

    What if professional have not registered in professional tax then how much interest and penalty to be levied?

    • By admin

      Hi Yesha,

      Get registered in professional tax as soon as possible. go through gujarat commercial tax website. In professional tax tab, You can find the information.

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