`Pay Professional Tax promptly'

Special Correspondent

COIMBATORE: Apart from efforts to step up Property Tax and water charges collection, the Coimbatore Corporation has asked both Government and private establishments and individuals to pay Professional Tax promptly. The Corporation said in a release on Friday that the half-yearly payment should be made to the civic body by all offices, companies or institutions and also self-employed persons. Anyone with a gross half-yearly income of above Rs.21,000 should pay the tax.

The release reminded people that they should pay before the deadline of September 30 for the first half year (financial year) and March 31 for the second half.

For further clarifications, the Assistant Commissioner (Revenue) of the Corporation could be contacted on phone number: 94437 99208.

The Corporation has also provided the tax structure (see table) to enable people to know clearly the amount to be paid.