INCOME TAX FILING FOR FOREIGN NATIONALS IN INDIA:-
Who is an Expat or foreign national?
An expatriate in India is someone who comes to live in India and is not a citizen of India.
Are expatriates liable to pay tax in India?
Even though the expatriate is a citizen of a foreign country any income which is earned by him/her in India shall be taxable in India. This income may have been earned by working in India or by providing services in India.
An income which is earned by an expatriate in India is taxable in India irrespective of the foreign national's citizenship or residential status.This payment may also be subjected to TDS (Tax Deducted at Source) in India.
If your total income is less than the minimum exempt income (Rs 2,50,000 for FY Protected content can get a refund of this TDS by filing an Income Tax Return in India.
YOU CAN STILL FILE YOUR INCOME TAX RETURNS (ITR):
The due date for the filing your ITR for the previous year was 7th August Protected content . However, you can still file belated ITR. For more info, feel free to contact me.
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