Who are exempted from Professional Tax

Hi,

Who are exempted from paying Professional Tax?

Please suggest.

Thanks.
Swati

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Hi

It differs from state to state depending on the PT slab rate of that particular state respectively. It is calculated on the basis of your salary and predetermined slabs. Assam, Auranachal pradesh, Chattisgarh and UT’s are exempted from PT. Parents of mental disability children, Individuals with PD, armed force personnel are exempted from PT.

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Professional Tax exemption would depend upon individual states for example in Gujarat salary upto 5999… In Maharashtra for Men salary upto 7500 and Women salary upto 10000 does not attract Professional Tax.

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1.Foreign employees are exempt from paying professional tax.

2.Any person suffering from a permanent physical disability (including blindness), being a permanent physical disability specified in the rules made in this behalf by the State Government, which is certified by a physician, a surgeon as the case may be, working in a Government Hospital is exempt from Complete amount of professional tax payable.

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Hi @Swati

I am sure this knowledge portal post helps

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The following individuals are exempted to pay Professional Tax:

  • Parents of children with permanent disability or mental disability.
  • Members of the forces as defined in the Army Act, 1950, the Air Force Act, 1950 and the Navy Act, 1957 including members of auxiliary forces or reservists, serving in the state.
  • Badli workers in the textile industry.
  • An individual suffering from a permanent physical disability (including blindness).
  • Women exclusively engaged as agent under the Mahila Pradhan Kshetriya Bachat Yojana or Director of Small Savings.
  • Parents or guardians of individuals suffering from mental disability.
  • Individuals, above 65 years of age.
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Hi ,

Hi

PT differs from state to state depending on the PT slab rate of that particular state respectively. It is calculated on the basis of your salary . For e.g. in Karnataka anyone getting total salary less than 15000/- will be exempted.
Parents of mental disability children.
Armed force personnel are exempted from PT.
Individual above 65 years of age will be exempted.

Hope these points will help you.

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Hi… adding to @Ankit… theses states are exempted from Professional tax
Arunachal pradesh
Himachal pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
Delhi
Haryana
Andaman
Daman & Diu

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