As per the Maharashtra state tax on professions, trades, calling and employment act 1975 every working professional and self-employed professionals like lawyers, doctors and chartered accountants etc need to pay professional tax to the state government. Professional tax in Maharashtra is applicable to the employees whose monthly salary is 7501 Rs or more than it.
As per the latest professional tax slab in Maharashtra 2018-19 there is no need to pay professional tax up to a salary of 7500 Rs, from 7501 Rs to 10000 Rs there is a professional tax of 175 Rs and for above 10000 Rs there is a professional tax of 200 Rs & 300 Rs (in Feb only).
Professional Tax Slab In Maharashtra 2018-19:
Women employee whose monthly salary is below 10000 Rs are exempted from professional tax payment.
Due date for payment of professional tax in Maharashtra 2018-19:
The last date for professional tax payment in Maharashtra varies in Two cases:
- Companies whose annual professional tax liability is more than 50000 Rs in the previous year has to pay PT payments annually by the end of 31 March of next year.
- Companies whose annual professional tax liability is less than 50000 Rs in the previous year has to pay PT payments monthly, by the end of next month of salary month.
Note: In case of the first year of PT registration, PT payments have to be done monthly by the end of the next month of salary month.
How to make online payment of professional tax in Maharashtra:
How To Pay Professional Tax In Maharashtra
Employers and self-employed professionals can pay their professional tax dues online at https://mahagst.gov.in/en/payments
We need to enter TIN, PAN or TAN of employers or employee to make the PT payment.
After entering all the details enter the captcha and click on Next. Now select PTRC from the drop-down menu and select other required details and proceed to make PT payment.
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