Extension for Due Date for payment of Professional Tax by Karnataka Govt
The due date of making payment of Professional Tax has been extended to 31st May 2021 by Karnataka Govt.
REMOVAL OF DIFFICULTIES ORDER (01 /2021)
WHEREAS, sub-section (1) of section 6-A of the Karnataka Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 35 of 1976) (hereafter in this Order referred to as the said Act) mandates every employer registered under this Act to furnish within twenty days of the expiry of the month, a statement showing therein the salary and wages paid by him and the amount of tax deducted by him in respect thereof during the month immediately preceding that month.
Whereas, sub-section (1) of section 10 of the said Act mandates every enrolled person to pay the tax payable by him under the said Act and file his return before the assessing authority, in such form as may be prescribed. Sub-section (2) of section specifies that the enrolled persons shall make the payment of tax due for each year as under:
Whereas due to the pandemic of Corona Covid-19 virus and the consequential lockdown, it has become difficult for the registered persons and enrolled persons to file the returns and make payment of tax within the time limit specified above and there is a requirement to remove this difficulty by extending the time limit of filing of the returns and making such payment.
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