NRI

Permanent Account Number for NRI’s

Income Tax - PAN card may be issued based on the copy of the NRI’s passport as ID proof and copy of passport/copy of bank account in the country of residence as the requisite address proof. As per the new guidelines, an applicant who is:a) A citizen of India but residing outside India at the time of making the application; or ) A foreign citizen; or...

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Know Person Resident Outside India & NRI under FEMA

Income Tax - Know Person Resident Outside India (PROI) and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) under FEMA Pursuant to the amendments to Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (‘FEMA’) through Finance Act, 2015, recently, the Ministry of Finance notified the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 (“the Nondebt Instruments Rules”) v...

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TDS on property purchased from Non Resident

Income Tax - Any person purchasing the property in India is required to comply with the Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) provisions. However, the TDS rate and provision is different if the property is purchased from Resident vis a vis purchased from Non Resident. Property Purchased from Resident: TDS provisions are simple if the property is purchase...

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NRI Taxation in India under Income Tax Act, 1961

Income Tax - The Income Tax Act & Rules allowed to Non-Resident Individual is different from those applicable to Resident Individuals. NRI Taxation in India is a matter of concern for a large number of persons living abroad. In this article, I have talked about the definition of NRI, the income on which the tax liability arises and […]...

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Tax Implications on Sale of Immovable Property by NRI

Income Tax - Due to vast provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961 regarding taxation of non-residents, most of the time NRI’s gets confused by the provisions of law governing the taxability of their income in India. Most of the NRI’s have immovable properties in India and they get puzzled about taxation on sale of the immovable property. Apart […...

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

Income Tax - 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

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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Permanent Account Number for NRI’s

PAN card may be issued based on the copy of the NRI’s passport as ID proof and copy of passport/copy of bank account in the country of residence as the requisite address proof. As per the new guidelines, an applicant who is:a) A citizen of India but residing outside India at the time of making the application; or ) A foreign citizen; or...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Know Person Resident Outside India & NRI under FEMA

Know Person Resident Outside India (PROI) and Non-Resident Indian (NRI) under FEMA Pursuant to the amendments to Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (‘FEMA’) through Finance Act, 2015, recently, the Ministry of Finance notified the Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 (“the Nondebt Instruments Rules”) v...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

TDS on property purchased from Non Resident

Any person purchasing the property in India is required to comply with the Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) provisions. However, the TDS rate and provision is different if the property is purchased from Resident vis a vis purchased from Non Resident. Property Purchased from Resident: TDS provisions are simple if the property is purchase...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

NRI Taxation in India under Income Tax Act, 1961

The Income Tax Act & Rules allowed to Non-Resident Individual is different from those applicable to Resident Individuals. NRI Taxation in India is a matter of concern for a large number of persons living abroad. In this article, I have talked about the definition of NRI, the income on which the tax liability arises and […]...

Read More
Posted Under: Income Tax |

Tax Implications on Sale of Immovable Property by NRI

Due to vast provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961 regarding taxation of non-residents, most of the time NRI’s gets confused by the provisions of law governing the taxability of their income in India. Most of the NRI’s have immovable properties in India and they get puzzled about taxation on sale of the immovable property. Apart […...

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Posted Under: Income Tax |

NRI Definition

Who is a Non Resident Indian (NRI)?  An Individual being Indian citizen or person of Indian origin is said to be Non Resident Indian(NRI) in any financial year, if he/she satisfies both the following conditions: Condition 1 He/ She stay in India for less than 182 days in that financial year. And Condition 2 He/ […]...

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Key considerations for NRI investments in India & Indian Taxation

India continues to be an attractive destination for the investors, including non-resident Indians (NRIs). Investments made by NRIs are generally treated as ‘foreign investment’ from the Indian foreign exchange regulations perspective. These regulations have been liberalized over the years and have facilitated remittances from overseas...

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Checklist for change in directorship-Resignation & Appointment of Director-NRI

A. Resignation of Foreign Director in Private Limited Company 1. Resignee director to do the following: Step 1: The Director intending to resign shall send notice in writing to the Company. They are to intimate the Registrar, about their resignation, by way of filing form DIR-11. However, MCA vide its notification dated 07.05.2018, have...

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TDS implication on purchase of property from NRI

It is essential to note that in case of purchase of property, the buyer is responsible for deducting the applicable tax at source (i.e. TDS) and deposit the same with the Government. Since the buyer is required to deduct the TDS, he would obviously be required to fulfil all the relevant compliance like TDS payment; […]...

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What Will Be The Taxable Income In India For A Non-Resident?

We all know that taxation of a Non-resident in India is discussed more than often. There is one of the major amendment in section 6 of the Income-tax Act dealing with the residential status in India. An insertion of clause 1(A) and amendments to the existing sub-clause (c) by the Finance Act 2020, has bought […]...

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