Latest Compliance Updates For West Bengal

Declaration of Paid Holiday on 26 June 2022, West Bengal

16 Jun, 2022

West Bengal Labour Department has published a notification that all shops, commercial and industrial establishments (that has 26 June 2022 as a working day) in the areas in all areas pertaining to Siliguri Mahakuma Parishad in the district of Darjeeling, to which elections have been notified, to grant paid holiday on 26.06.2022 (Sunday).

🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963

West Bengal extends Professional Tax filing timeline

29 Apr, 2022

The Directorate of Commercial Taxes, West Bengal has allowed the return filing in Form III, for the year end period of 31 March 2022, through electronic form to 31 May 2022 and paper form to 07 June 2022.

Due to certain compelling circumstances, the Directorate had made it necessary to consider an extension of the last date for filing the return under Form III of the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act and Rules.

🏷️ West Bengal PT Act

Declaration of paid holiday for bye-election

04 Apr, 2022

The West Bengal Government has declared 12 April 2022 as a paid holiday on account of bye-election.

🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963

Paid Holiday to Workers in West Bengal for Municipal General Elections

17 Feb, 2022

The West Bengal Labour Department has issued a notification for ensuring a public holiday to workers of all business, trade, industrial undertaking or any other shops, commercial establishments on the polling day for the General Elections in the Municipalities situated in West Bengal i.e. on Sunday i.e. 27th February 2022.

🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963

West Bengal extends Professional Tax e-filing to 31 Aug 2021 and paper form to 07 Sep 2021

28 Jun, 2021

The Directorate of Commercial Taxes, West Bengal has allowed the return filing in Form III, for the year end period of 31 March 2021, through electronic form to 31 August 2021 and paper form to 07 September 2021.

🏷️ West Bengal PT Act

More Notifications

West Bengal extends Professional Tax e-filing to 30 June 2021 and paper form to 15 July 2021

21 Apr, 2021
The Directorate of Commercial Taxes, West Bengal has allowed the return filing in Form III, for the year end period of 31 March 2021, through electronic form to 30 June 2021 and paper form to 15 July 2021.
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Leave Rules For West Bengal

Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the West Bengal Shops & Establishments Act.

ItemQtyRemarks
Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)14 daysAfter 12 months of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)10 daysfull pay every year
Sick Leave (SL)14 dayshalf pay every year
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward28 days
Working hours in a day8.5
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 5 hours of work

About West Bengal

West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous state and the fourteenth-largest state by area in India. Covering an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi), it is also the seventh-most populous country subdivision of the world. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam.

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