According to sources, the final draft for testing the online service is almost done and over 89,000 professional tax accounts in the city,including 59,000 individual accounts, will have yet another option for remitting the tax using this new facility.
The professional tax assessment number will have 18 alphanumeric characters of which the first two characters will denote the zone, three characters for ward number, four for the register number, two for category and three for the department.
Categories of individual account, private establishment, Union and State governments have been created for the tax calculation.
The services to be provided online include self-assessment of professional tax for all accounts, including new ones, an official said. The existing tax assessment option would be available after online scheme.
The website for professional tax could be viewed on www.chennaicorporation.gov.in.