West Bengal Professional Tax Slab Rate

West Bengal Professional Tax Slab Rate FY 2015-16 – Proessional Tax slab rate for the state of West Bengal for this financial year. The professional tax charged as per the gross salary income on monthly basis.

West Bengal state Government charge Professional tax on all type of professional services like  salaried individuals of government , non-government entities, Private practicing in any profession i.e. Doctors, Engineers, accountants, Lawyers or any businesses.

Read : Professional Tax Slab in Bihar

Read : Gujarat Professional Tax Slab Rate FY 2015-16

Maximum ceiling of professional tax being charged by any state government i.e.  Rs 2500/-. which is allowed under deduction in Income Tax as per the section 16.

Professional Tax Slab in State of West Bengal

Monthly SalaryProfessional Tax Per Month
Up to Rs 8,500/-Nil
Rs 8,501-Rs 10,000/-Rs 90
Rs 10,001-Rs 15,000/-Rs 110
Rs 15,001-Rs 25,000/-Rs 130
Rs 25,001-Rs 40,000/-Rs 150
Above Rs 40,001/-Rs 200

Exemption from Professional Tax 

  1.  Personal with Physical Disability of permanent nature
  2.  Parents or guardian of person ssuffering from mental retardation.
  3. Senior citizen above the age of 65 years in all state other than karnatka where 60 years
  4. Parents or guardians of a child suffering from a physical disability as specified in clause (C) w.e.f 1.10.1996.

States and Union Territories where Professional Tax are not levied 

Arunachal Pradesh
Andaman & Nicobar
Dadra & Nagar Havelli
Daman & Diu
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu & Kashmir
Uttar Pradesh
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