How do I? - EC/RC Registration
1. Name of service:Enrollment Certificate (EC) Registration
2. Who can avail it?
- Every person or entity engaged in any Profession, Trade, Calling or Employment and falling under on or the other of the classes mentioned in column 2 of Schedule-I of the act shall be liable to pay the tax to the Designated Authority.
3. Why it is important?
- The registration is compulsory as per the Gujarat Panchayats, Municipalities, Municipal Corporations and State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments (amendment) Act, 2008.
4. How to avail?
- Forms required: Form-3 for EC Registration & Form-1 for RC Registration (no form fee and downloadable from www.suratmunicipal.gov.in)
Documents required to be submitted
- Shops & Establishment Certificate
- Partnership Deed / Certification of Incorporation as per Companies Act 1956 / MoA
- Property Tax bill/receipt of the property where the business is carried out.
- Charges for EC Registration : Free of cost
- Where to submit the application? : Concern zone office where the business/operation is being carried out.
- When to submit the service request? : During the Public Service Hours mentioned above.
- Whom to submit the service request? : Profession Tax Recovery Department of concerned Zone.
5. Time line for this service
If proper documents are furnished Same day If proper documents are not furnished On the day when the proper documents are furnished.
Function of the department
Surat Municipal Corporation is the Designated Authority which levies and collects the tax from a person liable to pay Profession tax working within SMC jurisdiction.
The Professional Tax Department carries out the following functions:
- Centralized Functions through Profession Tax Recovery Cell
- Policy making pertaining to levy and collection of Tax on Profession.
- Communication and liaising with State Government.
- Refund of Professional Tax
- Decentralized Functions through Zone Office
- Registration of entities under EC and RC.
- Collection of tax for both EC and RC certificate holders.
The following services are offered to the entities that are registered or required to get under the Gujarat Panchayats, Municipalities, Municipal Corporations and State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments (amendment) Act, 2008.
- EC/RC Registration and issuance of certificate
- Collection of periodical Tax dues
- Party Status for paid and outstanding tax
- Change in information such as Entity Name/Address/Partner/Director, etc.
- Cancellation of registration
- Refund/adjustment of Tax
- Application for exemption as per Act/Rules
Key Office Bearers with Contact Details
You may contact the following officers for information/service/complaint/feedback for matters related to Profession Tax.
|Sr. No.||Name of the Office||Designation||Direct No.||Address||Phone No.||Fax No.|
|MohmmedSaeed Yusuf Bham||Profession Tax Officer||97277 40802||Room No.36 , SMC Main office, Muglisara,Surat.||2423750-56 (Ext.354,366)||2451935|
|B.B.More||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||97243-45507||West Zone Office Tadwadi, Rander, Surat.||2786181-83, 2781439, 9724946025, 9727740921||2,79,16,90,30,62,345|
|Ajay.V.Jagtap||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||98252-98102||Central Zone Opp.SMC-HQ,Muglisara,Surat.||2420547, 2427726, 9727740932||2420548|
|Anisha B. Choksi||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||99794-63027||Central Zone Opp.SMC-HQ,Muglisara,Surat.||2420547, 2427726, 9727740932||2420548|
|Sunil M.Kholwadwala||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||98258-08878||East Zone Office Nr.Saifee Society, Opp. Panchwati wadi, Lambe Hanuman Road, Surat.||2547750/ 2548365/ 3072345, 9724346030-33||2543640, 3072345|
|U.B.Patel||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||99090-89769||East Zone Office Nr.Saifee Society, Opp. Panchwati wadi, Lambe Hanuman Road, Surat.||2547750/ 2548365/ 3072345, 9724346030-33||2543640, 3072345|
|R.J.Kayashth||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||97243-45546||South Zone Office Udhana Main Road, Opp. Satya Nagar, Udhana,Surat.||2275651 2278429/ 2277043, 9724346060-61||2272147|
|Pramodiniben D.Bhatt||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||97230-52809||South West Zone Office Muni.Shopping Center, Nr. Adrash Nagar Soc., Athwalince, Surat||2667926, 2663049-50, 2665511, 2668833, 9727740933, 9724346015||2668426|
|Chetan H.Desai||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||98790-11911||North Zone Office, Behind GaJera School,Beside RamjiKrupa Raw House,Katargam, Surat.||2480518, 2485700, 9724346011||2486300|
|Dipakkumar M. Rathod||ARO & Profession Tax Officer||99794-63027||South East Office, Modal Township Road, B/h Vatika Township,Dumbhal,Surat.||2331903-04-05, 9724346049||2335455|
Working days and hours
|Working Days||All days except 2nd and 4th Saturday, Sunday and public holidays|
Escalation matrix for issue related to Service Delivery
|Level-1||Shops & Establishment Inspector & Profession Tax Inspector Of Concern Zone|
|Level-2||ARO & Profession Tax Officer Of Concern Zone|
|Level-3||Profession Tax Recovery Cell at SMC-HQ|
|Level-4||Asst.Commissioner & I/C Deputy Commissioner|