Hi, The Government of Punjab has enacted The Punjab State Development Tax Act, 2018 and notified the same in the Official Gazette published on 19th April, 2018 introducing professional tax, The Rule has yet to be framed.
The levy and charge of tax has been stipulated under Section 4(2) and 4(3) as follows:-
Section 4(2) Every person, engaged in any profession, trade, calling or employment and falling under any class mentioned in the Schedule, shall be liable to pay the tax at rates mentioned in the Schedule from time to time.
Section 4(3) The tax under this Act shall be levied on the persons in the categories mentioned in the Schedule only if they are income tax payees i.e. the tax, for any particular financial year, shall be payable under this Act only by those persons whose taxable income for the same financial year, before allowing deduction on account of tax levied under this Act, exceeds the maximum amount which is not chargeable to Income Tax by the amount of tax payable by him under this Act for that year:
The class of persons and the rate of tax payable as per the Schedule referred to Section 4(2) and (3) are as follows:-
All such persons who are assessable under the Head Income from Salaries and/ or Wages as per the Income Tax Act, 1961
Rs.200/- per month
All such persons who are assessable under the Head Income from Business and/ or Profession as per the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Rs.200/- per month
A copy of the Notification is attached herewith.
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Even though The Punjab State Development Tax Act, 2018 has been published in the Gazette notifying the date of enactment with effect from April 16, 2018 the Rules, Forms, Portal for Registration payment etc has not yet been prescribed by the Govt as of now. Hence, we have to wait for registration.
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