As per the West Bengal state tax on professions, trades, callings and employments act 1979 every salaried employee and self-employed persons such as lawyers, doctors, chartered accountants etc. have to pay professional tax to the West Bengal state government.
The slab of professional tax in West Bengal will be fixed by the West Bengal state government. Here are the revised rates of professional tax in West Bengal 2018-19
Professional tax in West Bengal 2018-19:
Due date of payment of professional tax in West Bengal 2018-19:
- By 21st of every month, we have to pay the professional tax dues of the previous month in West Bengal.
- For employers whose annual professional tax liability is less than 3000 Rs have to pay professional tax quarterly within 30days after the expiry of each quarter.
|Employers whose annual tax liability is more than 3000 Rs||By 21st of every month|
|Employers whose annual tax liability is less than 3000 Rs||Quarterly, within 30 days of the expiry of each quarter.|
How to pay professional tax in West Bengal:
The employers and self-employed persons can pay their professional tax online at West Bengal professional tax e-payment portal by using PT registration or enrollment number.
If you don’t remember your PT enrollment or registration number then you can use your VAT or CST number.
Interest on late payment of professional tax in West Bengal:
When an employer or self-employed person couldn’t able to pay the professional tax on right time then there is an interest 1% will be added to the professional tax due amount.