Hello Everyone,

We are a start up IT company in Tamil Nadu. Our company was registered with a address in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. However, we have rented offices in Chennai and Bangalore and few people are working from these two cities. We don't have any branch in Tuticorin as its a interior part of Tamil Nadu and we don't want to have people for us from there.

We started our company this financial year 2012-13 and till now we are deducting only TDS for our employees. But I was informed by one of the government official that we need to deduct professional tax for employees every six months and same has to be paid to local corporation or municipality. I managed to search online and got the appropriate tax slabs

Here is our question. As per company registration certificate, registered company address is in Tuticorin but our employees are working in Chennai and Bangalore. So, Where and How we need to pay this professional tax?

Your answers would be really helpful for a start up company like ours. Thanks in Advance.

From India, Madras
Sr. Hr Manager
Pragnaa HR Compliance Services
Pragnaa Shree Venture India Pvt. Ltd
Handling Team Management
+2 Others

For the employees who are working in Chennai & Tuti you shall pay in chennai. But for the employees in Bangalore you should approach for separate registration in Bangalore. Even the tax amount should paid in Bangalore only. Being PT as State act tax amount should paid in respective state only. In Karnataka PT should be collected monthly & should be deposited on monthly base only.

From India, Bangalore

We would like to clarify your doubts on PT.

As far as Professional Tax concern in Tamil Nadu, the following payments are to be made in the respective corporations / or municipalities.

1) Professional Tax Employees Contribution - This has to be remitted where you have branch / employees in a particular location as per slab.

2) Professional Tax Employer Contribution - This has to be remitted where you have branch / employees in a particular location - based on highest slab rate.

3) Company Tax - This has to be remitted where you have registered your company & obtained Certificate of Incorporation - Constant Rs. 1000/-

Since you have not engaged employees in Tuticorin, you have to pay only the Company Tax amount in Tuticorin. And rest of the contributions should be paid in Chennai.

In order to remit the PT payment in Chennai / Tuticorin, you should register your branch / corporate office in the respective locations. Once you get the registration certificate under Professional Tax, you can start remit the payment once in six months.

There are two half yearly periods in PT remittance:

1st Half - April to September (should be paid on or before 15th September)

2nd Half - October to March (should be paid on or before 15th February)

We hope, we have clarified your doubts....

As a consultant, we do support for registration / remittance under the Professional Tax in all over Tamil Nadu. If you are looking for our support, please write to us to the given mail ID.

Please refer our Newsletter to know about the PT slab rates in different locations...

From India, Chennai

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Thank you so much 'Pragnaa HRCS - Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry' . Your answers made my google search haulted. I never thought I will get a clear information as yours when I posted this question.
Thanks 'Jeevarathnam P' for your time posting your message.
I will revert to you guys in case of any other doubts. Much Appreciated.

From India, Madras
Dear all,
For a company Professional tax payable in Tamilnadu
There are 3 types of professional tax payable -1) professional tax for Directors ( 2190/- yearly )
2) Staff ( 2190/- yearly as per salary slab)
3) For company ( 2190/- yearly )
now professional tax office they are asking to pay company capital tax as per slab from when the company incorporation had been done. Is that true. Can you please clarify on this. May i have the details what all payments to be done in a professional tax for the company.

From India, Madras
Dear Kalloshr,
Yes, Company Tax needs to be paid as per slab for once in 6 months.
The following payments are required to be paid once in 6 months.
The relevant notifications / slab rate for PT & Company Tax are attached.
1) Employer's Tax for the highest slab - Rs. 1095/-
2) Employees Tax as per the Gross earning of last six months
3) Company Tax as per the table
Not required to pay separately as Director PT, that can be included in the employees list, required.
Please revert if any clarifications required.

From India, Chennai

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Dear Pragnaa HR,
Thanks for your response.
In professional tax office they are asking to pay company capital tax as per slab from when the company incorporation date had been done now is that true. Can you please clarify on this.
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From India, Madras
Yes, that (Company Tax) needs to be paid from the date of inception or certificate of incorporation obtained, but that can be paid without any penalty involved.
From India, Chennai
Hi to all.
Can any one help me to explain the procedures to register a company under Professional Tax in Tamil Nadu. Also kindly help me to know what are the mandatory forms and documents need to be submitted for registering PT in Tamil Nadu

From India, Madras
Dear Mr. Prabhakaran, Please write to us, in case you are looking for any professional support to get registered your organisation under the Profession Tax authority.
From India, Chennai

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