No Profession Tax on salary upto Rs.5000 pm in West Bengal

Circular No-1 (P.Tax) /2012 Dated-19-04.2012 West Bengal Commercial Taxes

Subject: Further exemption from payment of Profession Tax

In term of notification No- 458L dt. 31/03/2012, am amendment has been brought in in the Schedule amended to the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trade, Callings and Employments Act,1979 allowing further exemption from payment of profession tax to the category of salary & wages earners whose monthly salaries or wages fall between Rs.3000/- to Rs.5000/-

Notification no.454 F.T. dt.31/03/2012 was issued by Finance dept. by virtue of which the above amendment has come into effect from 01.04.2012.

Hence salary & wage earners earning monthly salary or wages upto Rs.5000/- per month would not be liable to pay Profession Tax from 01.04.2012 onwards.

This circular shall be deemed to have come into effect from the 1st day of April-2012.

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  1. One Person’s Basic Salary 6500/- and his gross salary ( after all deduction ) 4600/- . His P.Tax ? ( Nil or 40/- )