Maharashtra Profession Tax- One Time Payment of Tax Scheme 2019 under Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975

FINANCE DEPARTMENT

Madam Kama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 18th September 2019

NOTIFICATION

THE MAHARASHTRA STATE TAX ON PROFESSIONS, TRADES, CALLINGS AND EMPLOYMENTS ACT, 1975.

No. PFT.1218/C.R.52/Taxation-3.—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 8 of the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975 (Mah. XVI of 1975), the Government of Maharashtra, hereby in supersession of the Government Notification Finance Department, No. PFT.1218/C.R.52/Taxation-3, dated the 2nd February 2019, issued in this behalf, makes the following Scheme to provide an optional Scheme for the payment of tax, in advance, for an enrolled person, under the said Act, as follows, namely :—

1. Short title and Commencement :—

(a) This Scheme shall be called the One Time Payment of Tax Scheme, 2019.

(b) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 9th July 2019.

2. Definitions :—

In this Scheme unless the context otherwise requires,—

(a) “Act” means the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975 (Mah. XVI of 1975);

(b) “Scheme” means the One Time Payment of Tax Scheme.

3. To avail the benefit under Scheme, the conditions and restrictions are as follows : —

(a) The person must be enrolled under the said Act.

(b) The enrolled person can opt the Scheme on the Department’s website www.mahagst.gov.in at any time after his enrollment.

(c) Such enrolled person opting for Scheme shall select the period for the Scheme as well as tax rate applicable to him and shall pay requisite amount as provided in the TABLE annexed to this Scheme.

(d) The Scheme shall be restricted to the period selected by an enrolled person. Such person may opt for the Scheme again after earlier period under the scheme is over. However the benefit can be availed at a time for a minimum period of three years upto a maximum period of thirty five years.

(e) The amount payable as per the TABLE shall be paid electronically.

(f) The enrolled person who has discharged his liability for payment of tax for a total continuous period of five years by making payment in advance of a lump-sum amount under provision of clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 8 of the Act, prior to 1st April 2018, may also opt for the Scheme after completion of such period of five years.

(g) The enrolled person who has already paid Profession Tax for the year 2018-2019 or has paid any lump-sum amount on or after 1st April 2018 for the periods starting from 1st April 2018, can also avail the benefit of Scheme by paying the balance amount payable for the period opted under the scheme as per the TABLE.

(h) If the enrolled person, who has availed the benefit of Scheme and has discharged his liability of Profession tax for a particular period, joins any employment during the period covered under the Scheme then, such person shall furnish to the employer ‘One Time Profession Tax Payment Certificate’ in Form A appended to this Scheme. In such case his liability to pay profession tax shall be restricted to the amount paid under the Scheme and the employer shall not be liable to deduct Profession Tax of the said person until completion of his period under Scheme.

(i) If the enrolled person has paid the Profession tax under the Scheme for a particular period and subsequently he is covered by any other entry having higher rate of tax than the rate applicable at the time of opting the scheme then, his liability to pay tax shall not be varied due to such change in the entry under Schedule I.

(j) Once the amount is paid under the Scheme, no refund of the amount paid shall be granted under any circumstances.

(k) If it appears that, the person has availed the benefit of the Scheme by suppressing any material information or particulars or by furnishing any incorrect or false information or, if any suppression of material facts, concealment of any particulars is found then the benefits availed under the Scheme shall be withdrawn. Such person shall be liable to pay tax at the rate specified in Schedule I of the Act.

TABLE

I.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 2500 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years(1)
Payable as per Schedule I

(2)

April to March

(3)

3 7500 6839
4 10000 8717
5 12500 10425
6 15000 11977
7 17500 13388
8 20000 14671
9 22500 15837
10 25000 16898
11 27500 17861
12 30000 18738
13 32500 19534
14 35000 20258
15 37500 20917
16 40000 21515
17 42500 22059
18 45000 22554
19 47500 23004
20 50000 23412
21 52500 23784
22 55000 24122
23 57500 24429
24 60000 24708
25 62500 24962
26 65000 25193
27 67500 25402
28 70000 25593
29 72500 25766
30 75000 25924
31 77500 26067
32 80000 26198
33 82500 26316
34 85000 26424
35 87500 26522

II.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 2000 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years(1)
Payable as per Schedule I

(2)

April to March

(3)

3 6000 5471
4 8000 6974
5 10000 8340

III.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 1500 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years(1)
Payable as per Schedule I

(2)

April to March

(3)

3 4500 4103
4 6000 5230
5 7500 6255

IV.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 1000 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years(1)
Payable as per Schedule I

(2)

April to March

(3)

3 3000 2736
4 4000 3487
5 5000 4170

V.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 750 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years(1)
Payable as per Schedule I

(2)

April to March

(3)

3 2250 2052
4 3000 2615
5 3750 3127

 VI.

Rate of tax per year of Rs. 500 Amount payable under OTPT
Number of
years
Payable as per Schedule I April to March
(1) (2) (3)
3 1500 1368
4 2000 1743
5 2500 2085

BARCODE

Form A

One Time Profession Tax Payment Certificate

[Under sub-section (3) of section 8 of the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings
and Employments Act, 1975]

Tax Payment Certificate No.—

This is to certify that ………………………………… whose details are given below he is enrolled person under the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975.

1. Enrollment Number.—

2. PAN—

3. Name as per PAN.—

4. Trade Name.—

5. Schedule Entry.—

6. Address—

7. Period covered under OTPT scheme— From ______ To ______

The holder of this certificate has discharged his Profession Tax liability for the period from ………….to …………….. After completion of this period he will be liable to pay tax, if applicable, as per the provisions of the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975.

Digital Signature:

Designation:

Place: _____________

Date: _____________

(Note:— This certificate is valid under the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1975 only for the period mentioned above and for the payment made under the OTPT scheme by an enrolled person whose details are mentioned in this certificate. Tax liability for any other periods or under any other Act administered by the Department is not covered by this certificate. Authenticity of this certificate can be checked on www.mahagst.gov.in.)

By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra,

J. V. DIPTE,

Deputy Secretary to Government.

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