In this Article we discussed step wise Registration procedure for Professional Tax Registration Certificate (PTRC) in Maharashtra. PTRC certificate is to be obtain by every person who is an employer (other than Government Officer) and liable to deduct & deposit Professional Tax on behalf of an employee. An Employer has to apply for PTRC certificate within Thirty days from the date he is liable to deduct Professional tax on behalf of employees and related Procedure and Instructions are as follows:-


Please make sure you go through below instructions before Registering online.

  • Make sure you are filling correct and valid details in the input fields as per the description. Read carefully before entering details
  • Mobile Number fields will contain only 10 digit number. (Use of +91 or 0 is not allowed)
  • Wherever ADD button is mentioned, you can add multiple details. E.g. Address, Bank details etc
  • You can use DELETE button wherever multiple details are not needed
  • Wherever multiple details have been entered make use of side arrows to navigate information
  • Make sure you have all soft copies of the documents which will be selected during the registration process
  • While filling the FORM I all NEXT button will save the data you have entered
  • PREVIOUS button will take you to previous page
  • Mandatory fields are marked as “*”.If you leave them blank, you will not be able to process further.

New Registration under PTRC

Road map of Registration Process

Steps involved in the grant of Registration Certificate under Sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Maharashtra State Tax on Profession, Trades, Calling and Employments Act, 1975

1. Create temporary profile with MSTD for New Registration

2. Fill the FORM I for registering under PTRC

User Manual – New Registration under PTRC

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  1. Suresh Saini says:

    We need to know about Professional Tax and LWF for Following Location.
    Kolkata, Banalore, Mumbai, Hyderbad and Delhi.

    Appreciate if someone can call or mail

    My contact number is 9810135840.

  2. SUNIL JADHAV says:

    For PTRC Registration USER MANUAL is outdated. because new MAHAVAT Website is closed and MAHAGST website is open. we have problem for new PTRC Registration. Please give us new USER MANUAL as per new MAHAGST Website.

  3. Milind says:

    Hi, Pls advice, If we have various multi locations offices in Maharashtra. Do we need to take separate PTRC & PTEC Registrations Accounts No. OR one single PTRC & PTEC Account Code can be used for all locations… Pls help..Thanks Milind

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