NRI

FAQs- NRI Life Insurance

Fema / RBI - Q.1 Who is an NRI? Ans. An Indian residing abroad is generally known as Non-Resident Indian (NRI). Non-Resident Indian (NRI) means a person resident outside India who is a citizen of India or is a person of Indian origin. NRI also includes the Person of Indian Origin (PIO). PIO is a person, who at any […]...

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Investment in India by NRI- FAQs

Fema / RBI - Q.1 Who is a non-resident Indian (NRI)? Ans: An Indian residing abroad is generally known as Non-Resident Indian (NRI). NRI is defined under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and the Income Tax Act, 1961 and for the purpose of the respective laws. NRI as per FEMA- Non-Resident Indian (NRI) means a person resident […]...

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Taxation overview with respect to non-resident in India

Fema / RBI - The tax structure in India is divided into direct and indirect taxes. While direct taxes are levied on taxable income earned by individuals and corporate entities, the burden to deposit taxes is on the assesses themselves. On the other hand, indirect taxes are levied on the sale and provision of goods and services respectively and the bur...

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Taxation of Non Residents in India

Fema / RBI - Taxation of Non Residents in India Non Residents (hereafter referred to as NR) having a source of income in India are required to comply with the Indian tax laws which has certain beneficial provisions specific to them for facilitating their participation in the Indian economy. A NR, for the purposes of Income-tax Act, is used […]...

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Income tax perspective – Sale of Immovable Property by a Non Resident Indian

Fema / RBI - A sale transaction between a non-resident (NRI) seller and resident buyer needs planning by seller and buyer shall take abundant caution. In most of the cases, misconceptions in the minds of buyers resulting into serious non-compliances and lack of awareness among sellers resulting into liquidity crunch. Through this article, I am making ...

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Overseas Citizen of India can enroll in NPS at par with NRIs

Fema / RBI - Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has now permitted Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to enroll in National Pension Scheme (NPS) at par with Non-Resident Indians vide Circular No: PFRDA/2019/19/PDES/3 dated 29th October 2019....

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Taxation of Non-Residents

Fema / RBI - 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

Fema / RBI - 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

Fema / RBI - 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

Fema / RBI - 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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FAQs- NRI Life Insurance

Q.1 Who is an NRI? Ans. An Indian residing abroad is generally known as Non-Resident Indian (NRI). Non-Resident Indian (NRI) means a person resident outside India who is a citizen of India or is a person of Indian origin. NRI also includes the Person of Indian Origin (PIO). PIO is a person, who at any […]...

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Investment in India by NRI- FAQs

Q.1 Who is a non-resident Indian (NRI)? Ans: An Indian residing abroad is generally known as Non-Resident Indian (NRI). NRI is defined under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and the Income Tax Act, 1961 and for the purpose of the respective laws. NRI as per FEMA- Non-Resident Indian (NRI) means a person resident […]...

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Taxation overview with respect to non-resident in India

The tax structure in India is divided into direct and indirect taxes. While direct taxes are levied on taxable income earned by individuals and corporate entities, the burden to deposit taxes is on the assesses themselves. On the other hand, indirect taxes are levied on the sale and provision of goods and services respectively and the bur...

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Overseas Citizen of India can enroll in NPS at par with NRIs

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has now permitted Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to enroll in National Pension Scheme (NPS) at par with Non-Resident Indians vide Circular No: PFRDA/2019/19/PDES/3 dated 29th October 2019....

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Taxation of Non Residents in India

Taxation of Non Residents in India Non Residents (hereafter referred to as NR) having a source of income in India are required to comply with the Indian tax laws which has certain beneficial provisions specific to them for facilitating their participation in the Indian economy. A NR, for the purposes of Income-tax Act, is used […]...

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Income tax perspective – Sale of Immovable Property by a Non Resident Indian

A sale transaction between a non-resident (NRI) seller and resident buyer needs planning by seller and buyer shall take abundant caution. In most of the cases, misconceptions in the minds of buyers resulting into serious non-compliances and lack of awareness among sellers resulting into liquidity crunch. Through this article, I am making ...

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Taxation of Non Resident

The ultimate objective behind this article is to provide a brief idea in respect of Non Resident taxation and income tax rules and perks allowed to them which are way different from those applicable to resident Indians. 1. TEST OF RESIDENCE A. INDIVIDUAL a. An Individual is regarded as ‘Resident’ of India if: i. . […]...

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Impact of Union Budget 2019 on NRIs

First women Finance Minister of India presented a decent budget with an aim to boost infrastructure and foreign investment in the country. The announced budget focused on bringing transparency in processes and procedures by proposing introduction of faceless assessment system, levy of TDS on cash payments above threshold limit and promoti...

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Budget 2019: International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident Taxation

Article analyses Budget Proposals by the Finance Act (No. 2), 2019 – Relevant for International Tax, Transfer Pricing & Non-Resident which includes Amendment of section 9 – Gift made to person outside India (non-resident), Amendment of section 9A – Providing relaxation in condition for offshore funds, Amendment of sectio...

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Non-Resident Return Filing and requirement of Aadhaar card

Facts:- ♠ ‘A’ an Indian by birth. ♠ Got his British citizenship and Overseas Citizenship Certificate two years back. ♠ He is 37 years old. ♠ He has valid PAN card but no Aadhaar card. Issues to be addressed or Queries to be resolved:- (a) Whether ‘A’ has to file Income Tax return here in […]...

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