Due Date For Payment Of Professional Tax In Karnataka 2019-2020

As per the Karnataka tax on professions, trades, callings and employment act 1976 every salaried person and persons who are practicing professions like doctor, lawyer, chartered accountant etc … need to pay professional tax. According to the Karnataka Professional Tax act, the professional tax will be levied from every employee who is getting a monthly salary of more than 15001 Rs.

As per the latest professional tax Slab in Karnataka 2019-2020, up to a monthly gross salary of 15000 Rs, there is no need to pay professional tax and for a monthly salary of 15001 Rs or above 15001 Rs the professional tax is 200 Rs & the due date for payment of professional tax in Karnataka is 20th of every subsequent month.

Professional Tax In Karnataka 2019-2020:

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax Per Month
Up to 15000 /-Nil
15001/- or Above200 Rs

Due Date For Payment Of Professional Tax In Karnataka

Every employer and other persons need to make all the professional tax due payments on or before 20th Of Every Subsequent Month

How to pay professional tax in Karnataka

Every registered employer, self-employed persons, dealer under VAT, and dealer under GSTIN can pay their professional tax payments online at Karnataka professional tax e-payment portal

Due Date For Payment Of Professional Tax In Karnataka | Professional Tax In Karnataka

Who is liable to pay professional tax in Karnataka

In the case of salaried employees, their employer will deduct PT from their monthly salaries and they will pay the total PT contributions for that particular month at e-payment portal. Even self-employed persons also can pay their professional tax dues at e-payment portal.

Under the Karnataka tax on professions, trades, callings and employment act 1976, the employees of the following categories need to pay professional tax:

  • Company
  • Corporations
  • Other corporate bodies
  • Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)
  • Firm
  • Any club or association
  • Any society

Karnataka professional tax act exemptions

The persons who belong to the following classes are exempted from Karnataka professional tax act.

  • Charitable and philanthropic hospitals & nursing homes
  • Blind persons who are earning salaries and wages.
  • Deaf and dumb persons who are earning salaries and wages.
  • Physically handicapped person with less than 40% permanent disability.
  • Ex-servicemen not falling under Sl no 1 of the schedule.
  • Foreign technicians employed in the state and approved by central govt for exemption of income tax. (up to 2 yrs from the date of joining)
  • Directors of companies nominated by financing agencies controlled by state government.
  • Combatant and civilian non combatant members of the Armed forces.
  • Central Para Military Force (CPMF) Personnel.
  • Single taxi or single Three wheelers permitted goods vehicle holders.
  • Institutes teaching Kannada or English shorthand or Typewriting.

Penalty for not paying professional tax in Karnataka

Employees1.25% of interest per month
Employers who don’t file returns250 Rs
Penalty for non-registrationEmployer – 1000 Rs
Persons – 500 Rs

Also, check:

Professional tax slab in Maharashtra

Professional tax in West Bengal

6 thoughts on “Due Date For Payment Of Professional Tax In Karnataka 2019-2020”

  1. What is the professional tax in Karnataka 2019-20 for Dealer in GST?
    Slabs
    what is the procedure to payment? LAST DATE FOR PAYING PT IN KARNATAKA
    forgst dealers

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