What is a PTEC and PTRC Registration?


PTRC stands for Professional Tax Registration Certificate. The function of a PTRC is to allow the employer to deduct and deposit professional tax to and from the salary of its employees.

PTEC stands for Professional Tax enrollment certificate, which allows paying the company’s and their director’s professional tax. A business usually requires both to conduct business.

Usually these registration are required to conduct business in Maharashtra and many other states. PTEC allows to pay professional tax of a business entity. That means PTEC allows company to pay the company's and their director's professional tax. In case of individual like professionals sole proprietor (provided he does not have any employees) all have to register under PTEC.

PTRC allows the employer to deduct and deposit professional tax from the salary of its employees and deposit it to government.

PTEC and PTRC are required by a regular company to pay its own professional tax, as well as professional tax for all its employees as is applicable.

History:- Professional Tax was introduced in the year 1949. Professional Tax happens to be a source of revenue for the State Government.

PTRC and PTEC under professional tax. The PTRC & PTEC are different certificates that are required by a business entity operating in India.

PTEC Registration PTRC Registration
Stands for Professional Tax Registration Certificate Professional Tax Enrollment Certificate
Required for Professional Tax in India Professional Tax in India
Description A certificate obtained by an employer to deduct and deposit professional tax from employees’ salary A certificate obtained by an employer to pay their own professional tax, as well as by professional practitioners such as CAs, Doctors, Advocates, Architects, etc. to pay their own professional tax
Purpose To deduct and deposit professional tax from employees’ salary For professionals to pay their own professional tax

Benefits of PTEC and PTRC Registration


Documents Required for PTEC and PTRC Registration India


How to Register a PTEC and PTRC Online with CCA?

1. Fill the form given on the right

2. Fill the company details

3. Pay the amount & done

Once you done, our expert will contact you.



    PTEC and PTRC Registration Online (FAQs)

    1Who shall obtain the Professional Tax Registration?
    The responsibility to obtain a registration lies with the owner of the business or profession. The business owner/employer is required to deduct the professional tax based on the professional tax slab from the salaries of employees and pay the same to Government before the 15th day of each month or quarter as applicable.
    2What is enrolment certificate?
    Also known as the Professional Tax Enrolment Certificate (PTEC), this registration is obtained for the payment of taxes by the employers.
    3What is the registration certificate?
    The employers are required to obtain the registration when employees are appointed. This makes the employees eligible to deduct the professional tax from his employee’s salaries. Registration should be obtained within the 30 days of employing staff.
    4In Which States is Professional Tax applicable?
    The State Governments of the following states have levied professional tax: Punjab, Bihar, Karnataka, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Assam, Sikkim, Kerala, Meghalaya, Orissa, Tripura and Madhya Pradesh.
    5 What is the maximum amount of Professional Tax to be paid?
    The maximum amount payable per annum towards the professional tax is ₹ 2,500. The professional tax is usually a slab-amount based on the gross income of the professional. It is deducted from the employee’s income every month.
    6Whether the separate application is required for additional place of work?
    Yes, if you have more than one place of work, you have to make a separate application for professional tax registration to the concerned authority.
    7What are the penalties of non-compliance of Professional tax payment?
    For delays in obtaining Registration Certificate, a penalty of ₹ 5/- per day is levied. In case of non/late payment of profession tax, the penalty will amount to 10% of the amount of tax. In case of late filing of returns, a penalty of ₹ 300 per return will be imposed.
    8What are the due dates to file and pay Professional Tax?
    The due date for the payment of Profession Tax is 30th June for the employees enrolled before 31st May of the year. The people enrolled after 31st May of a year are requested to pay Profession Tax within one month from the date of enrolment. Employers are requested to file monthly return along with due payment of tax.
    9Whether Shop & Establishment registration is also required for this registration?
    In cities like Ahmedabad, both the registration must be obtained simultaneously. In a few places, Shop & establishment registration is a requirement for this application. Hence, it depends on the law of where the jurisdiction of the premise is situated.

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