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12 Points To Know For NRIs / To Be NRIs

Income Tax - CA Brijesh Baranwal 1. NRIs whose taxable Indian Income exceeds basic exemption limit or who have earned short-term or long-term capital gains from sale of any investments or assets are liable to file income tax return in India, even if the gains are less than the basic exemption limit. 2. Exception: If taxable income consisted […]...

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Filing Income Tax Returns In India- for Residents and NRIs

Income Tax - Under the provisions of Indian Income Tax Laws, if the income of a person exceeds the basic exemption limit, filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) is required. However, In those cases where a person have an asset or financial interest in an entity located outside India or he/she is signing authority in a foreign bank account, then filing of I...

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Residential Status under Income Tax Act & FEMA & Bank Accounts for NRIs

Income Tax - A Brief Note on Residential Status Of A Person Based On Provisions Of The Income Tax Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act And Banking Accounts for Non-Resident Indians...

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Getting posted abroad? Know the tax implications

Income Tax - Practicing as a tax consultant gives so ample opportunities to meet new people, face new situations, tackle complicated tax problems and above all gives a sense of satisfaction at day’s end. Last week, I was contacted by a distant uncle who used to be our neighbor. His son qualified as an engineer 4 years ago. […]...

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How to know residential status of Individual, HUF, Firm & Company under Income Tax Act

Income Tax - Basic conditions that need to be satisfied to check if an Individual is a resident in India are as follows:- 1) The person must be India in the previous year for a period of 182 days or more 2)The person is in India for a period of 60 days or more during the previous year and 365 days or more during 4 years immediately preceding the previ...

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Taxation of Non-Residents

Income Tax - ICAI released an e-book on Taxation of Non-Residents  based on the law as amended by the Finance Act, 2018. The book contains following topics- Chapter 1. Residential Status Chapter 2. Income Deemed to Accrue or Arise in India Chapter 3. Income not to be included in the total income Chapter 4. Presumptive Taxation Chapter 5. […]...

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SBI revises interest rates for NRIs

Income Tax - Country's largest lender State Bank of India on Friday revised interest rates for deposits by non-resident Indians (NRIs) across maturities and currencies. Under the revised rate structure, NRIs will get up to 26 basis points more for deposits in foreign currencies, while the rates for deposits in Indian rupee have gone down marginally, a...

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Government Working on Procedures for NRI’s to Vote Soon

Income Tax - The government is working on procedures to enable NRI,s to vote soon. Addressing the curtain raiser press conference of PBD-2011, here today, the Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs, Shri Vayalar said that the Parliament has passed the bill on Voting...

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DTC- NRI staying in India for more then 59 days in a year have to pay tax on income earned outside India

Income Tax - The new legislation, introduced in Parliament on Monday, says an individual shall be resident in India in any financial year if he is in the country for more than 59 days in that year and has been in India for more 365 days in the four preceding fina...

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Non-resident seafarer Salary credited by foreign employer to NRE A/c with Indian Bank- Addition not justified

Tarun Kumar Sarkar Vs Dy. DIT (ITAT Kolkata) - Salary accrued to a non-resident seafarer for services rendered outside India on a foreign going ship (with Indian flag or foreign flag) shall not be included in the total income merely because the said salary has been credited in the NRE account maintained with an Indian bank by the seafarer....

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Establishment of identity of creditor, creditworthiness of creditor and genuineness of transaction

Tulip Hotels Pvt. Ltd. Vs. DCIT (ITAT Mumbai) - Shri Somendra Khosla is a NRI, he is in the business of development of real estate and he is a man of substantial means, in my opinion, if he has decided to invest in the real estate in India, the genuineness cannot be doubted unless there is any evidence to the contrary. The Revenue has doubted the...

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Taxability Of A Non-Resident For Charging Fees For Services Rendered To Indian Companies

Clifford Chance Vs DCIT (Bombay High Court) - 34. For the purpose of taxation the authorities under the Act have proceeded on the basis that the fees received by the Appellant was for the entire Indian Project as such chargeable to tax. 35. Two basic questions which, thus, arise for our consideration are :...

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Guidelines for calculation of total foreign investment i.e. direct and indirect foreign investment in Indian companies.

Press Note No 2 (2009 Series) - (13/02/2009) - Provided that, in case of a combination of all or any of the entities mentioned in Sub-Clauses (i) and (ii) of clause 5.5.4.1 above, each of the parties shall have entered into a legally binding agreement to act as a single unit in managing the matters of the applicant company....

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Guidelines for transfer of ownership or control of Indian companies in sectors with caps from resident Indian citizens to non-resident entities.

Press Note No. 3 (2009 Series) - (13/02/2009) - These guidelines will issue in modification of paragraph 2(e) of Press Note 4 of 2006 and will be effective from the date of issue of this Press Note. FDI policy announced vide Annex to Press Note 7(2008) dated 16th June 2008 stands amplified to the above extent....

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12 Points To Know For NRIs / To Be NRIs

CA Brijesh Baranwal 1. NRIs whose taxable Indian Income exceeds basic exemption limit or who have earned short-term or long-term capital gains from sale of any investments or assets are liable to file income tax return in India, even if the gains are less than the basic exemption limit. 2. Exception: If taxable income consisted […]...

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Filing Income Tax Returns In India- for Residents and NRIs

Under the provisions of Indian Income Tax Laws, if the income of a person exceeds the basic exemption limit, filing of Income Tax Return (ITR) is required. However, In those cases where a person have an asset or financial interest in an entity located outside India or he/she is signing authority in a foreign bank account, then filing of I...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Taxation of Non-Residents

ICAI released an e-book on Taxation of Non-Residents  based on the law as amended by the Finance Act, 2018. The book contains following topics- Chapter 1. Residential Status Chapter 2. Income Deemed to Accrue or Arise in India Chapter 3. Income not to be included in the total income Chapter 4. Presumptive Taxation Chapter 5. […]...

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Residential Status under Income Tax Act & FEMA & Bank Accounts for NRIs

A Brief Note on Residential Status Of A Person Based On Provisions Of The Income Tax Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act And Banking Accounts for Non-Resident Indians...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

Getting posted abroad? Know the tax implications

Practicing as a tax consultant gives so ample opportunities to meet new people, face new situations, tackle complicated tax problems and above all gives a sense of satisfaction at day’s end. Last week, I was contacted by a distant uncle who used to be our neighbor. His son qualified as an engineer 4 years ago. […]...

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How to know residential status of Individual, HUF, Firm & Company under Income Tax Act

Basic conditions that need to be satisfied to check if an Individual is a resident in India are as follows:- 1) The person must be India in the previous year for a period of 182 days or more 2)The person is in India for a period of 60 days or more during the previous year and 365 days or more during 4 years immediately preceding the previ...

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Residential Status & scope of total Income

Residential Status of an Individual (Sec 6(1) -An individual is resident in India if he satisfies any one of the following two conditions: i. He is in India for 182 days or more in the relevant previous year or ii. He is in India for 60 days or more during the relevant previous year and for 365 days or more during 4 years immediately prec...

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Know your residential status according to Income Tax Laws?

There is an awkward situation that often provokes much tension of numerous budding aspirants who wish to venture their luck abroad. One of the crucial points that every one of them definitely asks about is the criteria for residency in India as to the payment of income tax....

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Non-Residents and their Bank Accounts (A Brief)

Introduction: Non-resident Indians are a section of people whose roots belong to India and who have migrated from India. The Indian Government is aware of the importance of Indian Diaspora in the form of NRIs/POIs which is spread all across the world and which despite being away from India is making significant contribution to the [&helli...

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Taxation Of Non-Resident Indians [NRI]

When a assessee is not meeting the following conditions then he is considered as NRI: 1. When assessee is in India for 182 days during previous financial year....

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