I have received a notice from PT department regarding payment of professional Tax for the year 2019-20. I am registered under GST.
Here is the wordings of notice.
NOTICE UNDER SECTIONS 5(2), 7(3) AND 11 (3) OF THE KARNATAKA TAX ON PROFESSIONS, TRASES, CALLINGS AND EMPLOYMENTS ACT,1976
Please, take notice that, you being a registered tax payer under Karnataka Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 but not enrolled under section 5(2) of KTPTC& E Act, 1976, and hence you are required to enrol, to pay Profession tax and file return in Form-6A(4) every year on or before 30th April. But, upon verification of your payment account in VAT e-FS system, it is noticed that you have neither Enrolled nor paid Professional Tax and not filed the return for the following years which has warranted initiation of this proceedings to collect the applicable tax along with interest at 1.25% per month from the date of due till the date of tax payment.
My question are:
Professional Tax or PT is payable on yearly basis. Amount of tax depends on turnover limit and maximum is Rs. 2500 for a year.
Due date for paying professional tax (PT) in Karnataka is 30th April of each year. For financial year 2019-20 due date is 30/04/2019.
Procedure to Pay PT in Karnataka is as follow:
The process is pretty simple and straight forward. If you have any doubt, please use comment box.
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