Labour Law, PF and ESI Compliances

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Legal Rules for Employee Benefits

What is PF and ESI Compliance

It is mandatory to provide some additional benefits to employees, which include Provident Fund (PF) and Employee State Insurance (ESI). These components are contributed by the employer as well as the employee in the required percentage. The EPF Act 1952 and ESI Act 1948 govern the allocation of these benefits for social security.

Our Services for Labour Laws

Legal Provision for Women

There are several special laws related to working women. We make these policies clear and help in their implementation for enabling better work environment. They are the Maternity Benefit Amendment Act, 2017, Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, and Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.

Labour Laws for Night Shift

Since there are organisations working during the night, the laws for night shift workers (7:00 pm to 6:00 am) have to be strictly followed. We help you to calculate the night shift allowance and comply with other regulations.

Payment of Wages and Minimum Wages Act

If your set up has skilled as well as unskilled workers, you will have to comply with the Minimum Wages Act, 1948. Our legal experts ensure that the law regarding wages, house rent allowance and cost of living allowance are followed precisely. All permanent employees, contractual and casual workers are covered by this Act.

Workmen’s Compensation Act

In case of any mishap with some employee during work, you are bound to pay some benefits to the concerned person. Such provision is important for any organisation involving hazardous work, which can cause death, disablement or disease. In case of non compliance, there can be legal action against the employer.

Online Professional Tax Registration

An Overview

Professional tax is a state-imposed tax on the incomes earned by employees for rendering their services based on the nature of employment, profession, or trade. The professional tax applies to all salaried individuals and working professionals like doctors, lawyers, chartered accountants, consultants, etc. The professional tax rate differs across states, with a minimum amount of INR 2,500 per annum.

Our experts assist companies to register for professional tax in a single click. We have experience of guiding companies with operation in multiple states on the procedure to opt for professional tax registration without hassle.

Professional Tax Applicability

It is a state imposed tax which has to be paid mandatorily by all the employees working in private organisations.

Professional Tax Varies With Each State

Since the tax is being levied by the State Government so it varies from state to state. Every state has its own laws that governs professional tax and its applicability. However the slabs are followed on basis of incomes of individuals.

Professional Tax For Self-Employed

Any professional who is generating a monthly income by working in specialized fields like accountancy, media, IT industry etc. are liable to pay professional tax. Persons who are carrying out freelancing business are also required to pay this tax.

Exemption From Professional Tax Payment

The following individuals are exempted from professional tax:

  • Parents of children with a permanent disability or mental disability.
  • Members of the armed forces, including members of auxiliary forces or reservists, serving in the state.
  • Individuals, over 65 years of age.
  • An individual who is physically challenged (also visually challenged).
  • Badli workers in the textile industry.

Why pay Professional Taxes? Benefits

Here are the reasons why one should never miss a professional tax payment

It Is A Judicial Requirements

It is required by the law. Every person who is involved in providing services is bound to pay this tax without any fail.

To Avoid Paying Penalties

If the tax is not paid on time then the penalties are huge and they keeps on increasing with the time.

Easy To Comply

The regulations of professional tax is easy to follow and to comply with.The registration and other procedures can be carried out quickly.

Professional Tax Registration Process in India

The procedure of registration of professional tax is very easy. Some of the key steps involved are-

Varies According To State

If a business is operating from different states then it is required by the business to get registered in all the states since the tax slabs varies from one state to another.

The Frequency Of Filing Returns

It depends on the state in which the person is residing. It is important for the person to know all the rules before filing for a return.

The Penalties That Await

Professional tax is levied on all types of business entities.It mainly depends on the employees gross income.

Whether you belong to the category of a professional who is also self-employed or you employ people for your business The HR Bulb can help you with Professional tax registration. Our Chartered Accountants and taxation professionals will offer you the right guidance and file the returns on your behalf.

Documents required for Online Professional Tax Registration

Here is a list of documents required to register for professional tax:

  • Certificate of Incorporation, including MOA & AOA / LLP Agreement.
  • PAN card of Company/LLP which is attested by the company director
  • Place of business proof along with a NOC from the owner of the premises
  • Bank account of the company including bank statement and cancelled cheque.
  • Passport size photographs, address and identity proof from all the directors
  • Board resolution or in other words, the statement of consent by the partners.
  • Shop and establishment certificate
  • Salary register and attendance register

Steps involved in Online Professional Tax Registration

One Working Day

You are required to share the details within one working day which shall include your PAN Card, address proof and identity proof of the directors of the company along with the details of the employees working under you.

Two Working Days

The application form for professioanl tax is then filled up by the employees and is submitted to the concerned authorities by our team of experts. If all the details are verified and shared with the requisite format then it will not take more than 2 working days.

Seven Working Days

Within five to seven working days, the basic acknowledgment will be provided by us. In case the documents are not in proper order, the experts will ask for the missing documents. As soon as the missing documents are shared, the process will be completed. The registration hard copy will be issued within 10 days.

Get an edge with thehrbulb

When you choose our expert team to handle the legal compliance work, you can be relieved from all the legal hassles and concentrate on making your business grow by leaps and bounds.

There are a series of procedures to be completed in order to adhere to legal provisions. Issuance of EPF and ESI code numbers, facilitating bank transactions, preparing legal documents, filling mandatory forms, helping employees to get the benefits and compensations are all within the purview of our PF and ESI compliance services.


  • We manage data related to employees to support compliance
  • We track contribution to various accounts maintained for PF, Gratuity and ESI benefits, as well as the withdrawal from these accounts
  • Our executives do regular liaison with government agencies
  • We have ample experience in compliance management for different employee categories in over 20 industries
  • Our HR managers and legal experts are accessible easily by clients
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