The Karnataka Tax on Profession, Trades, Callings and Employment Act,1976

Profession tax is levied under the Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1976. This tax shall be paid by every person exercising any profession or calling or is engaged in any trade or holds any appointment, public or private, as specified in the Schedule to the Act.


  Monthly Salary Range        PT/Month  
Rs. 1 to Rs. 9,999 0
Rs.10,000 to Rs.14,999 0
Rs.15,000 and above Rs.200







Any person who is engaged in any profession, trade, calling, or employment in the State of Karnataka and includes:

  • Hindu Undivided Family (HUF)
  • Firm
  • Company
  • Corporations
  • Other Corporate Bodies
  • Any Society
  • Any Club or Association



Online Registration for Karnataka Professional Tax

31 Mar, 2022
The Commissioner of Commercial Taxes has notified that with effect from the 01 April 2022, every employer liable to be registered under the Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1976 shall submit an application for a certificate of registration, electronically through internet in the prescribed manner.
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Karnataka extends Professional Tax filing For April and May 21

26 Apr, 2021
The Government of Karnataka with The Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings, and Employments (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2021 made an extension to the Professional Tax Return Filing.

Karnataka Extends Dues Date for Professional Tax Annual Return and Payment to 30 June 2021

26 Apr, 2021
The annual return and payment filing of Karnataka State Professional Tax is further extended to 30 June 2021.

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