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Do I need to pay income tax for money earned in the U.S. & transferred to my account in India?

I have a web site which generates around 10K every month. This amount is directly credited to my bank account from Google USA account. Do I need to pay tax in India? Please advise. I am very new to ...
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Reserve Bank of India - Restrictions on Foreign Brokers [closed]

Did anyone check these web links from Reserve Bank of India? http://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/BS_PressReleaseDisplay.aspx?prid=23941 ...
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What is a best way to take earned money from abroad to India?

I am a Indian citizen. I am going to work in UK for some years. I am looking a best way to send my earned money to india. the options are, 1) Saving the whole money in UK and get back all in a bulk, ...
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send money from US to India in parent's saving a/c

If I send money from US to India in my parent's saving account will I have to pay tax in India?
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How to pay the due amount after fiing the IT returns in India

For the AY 2014-2015, my Tax Payable is INR 8500. Thinking that I would get an option to pay online while submitting, I submitted the IT returns. Obviously, I didn't get an option to pay the due ...
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H4 visa and Gifts, can I send gifts

I am on H4 visa here in USA since last 3 years and my spouse is on H1B visa working. My spouse gifted to some $$$$$ amount, can I remit/transfer to india as a gift to my Parents and InLaws. What are ...
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How can I reduce transaction fees, such as CA certificate costs, on several wire transfers per week?

My country of resident is India. I have to send frequent wire transfer to workers based in other countries. Bank charges about Rs. 1000 per transaction and CA Certificate for Form 15CB costs Rs. 2500 ...
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Selling Property In India

Bought a under construction property on H1B (USA), got permanent residency in 2010, got house possession in 2011, paid the house now through a NRE/NRO account, if I sell the house now, what taxes I ...
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How to buy Gold ETF is India?

How to buy Gold ETF in India? Are they the best way to invest in Gold? Are there any other options
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Selling property and transferring money

I purchased a property in India 3.5 years ago. Part of the payment is done from an NRE account and for financial year 2013-2014 paid using a local RS account because I was working in India. I've ...
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Freelancing from India to US employer: Can they deposit pay to my US Account?

I recently moved back to India from USA as I didn't get H1B Visa. I have started working for same company from India as a contractor. I still have my bank account active in USA. Can my company ...
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Advantages and disadvantages for Hp gas and indane gas [closed]

I'm in bangalore city in India. I wish to take a new gas connection. I wish to know the advantages and disadvantages for Hp gas and indane gas. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Awarding stock options to independent contractors outside US

I am based out of India and I am planning to work as an Independent Contractor for a US based startup. Now as a part of my compensation , I have been told that I would be granted stock options ( Non ...
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Legality of facilitating currency exchange between private accounts

I have accounts in India and the UK. Similarly, a friend has an account in each country. If I am in need of some money in GBP, I could receive money in my UK account from my friend's UK account. I ...
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Sending income and lottery prizes to Tamilnadu, India from Singapore

I recently came to Singapore from Tamilnadu (India) for a 12 month project assignment and will be earning amount in SGD in Singapore. I came to Singapore via Employment Pass (EP). I have two ...
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Factors to consider to take a health insurance policy in India

I am interested to know about the Health insurance policies in India. I am Single and my age is 24. I would like to cover it up for my parents too. (They are in their 50s) I would like to know what ...
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What are the tax implications of selling shares inherited by me from my father and sharing the proceeds with my sister?

My father passed away recently leaving behind 65 lakhs in shares and 25 lakhs in FDs (Fixed Deposits). I am the joint holder in both the shares as well as the FDs. This amount has to be shared by me ...
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How to reduce income tax in India?

My salary is 450000 per year and tax deduction as below. Gross amount- Rs 450000 Net Taxable amount- Rs 250000 Net Taxable Salary per month - Rs 20833.33 Monthly taxes deducted at 10.3 % - Rs ...
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Income tax calculate on your per company or on my total income in year?

I don't know if this is right place of ask this question. But still need to ask. Now I start financial year with by company A. So company A only provide final settlement account ( including AVP ) in ...
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Loan for treatment

Getting loan from parents property. Both Mother and Father have expired. We are 7 member (5 brother & 2 Sisters ) , property is in name of our parents. For emergency we require loan for treatment ...
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Income source in India and abroad [duplicate]

I am working in India and I get my monthly salary which gets deposited in my salary account after tax deductions. I am even filing my returns every year. Recently my co posted me to UAE for a long ...
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How much of my home loan is coming from a bank, how much it goes back? [closed]

If I get $100,000 home loan, at 10% interest rate, I would pay a total of $300,000 ($200,000 interest and $100,000 loan amount) over next 20 years. EMI would be roughly, $965. How much of my home ...
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How much should I pay to bank for educational loan?

I have a bank loan taken from one of the nationalised bank and I owe 4.54 lakhs at 11% interest to the respected bank I have not paid since last 2 years towards interest So I wanted to know how much ...
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How Provident fund is calculated in india

I am a software engineer, i worked in two organizations in those two organization provident fund was not deducted they credited me complete salary to bank account by monthly . Recently i joined a new ...
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Transfer of inherited property, removal of joint name?

My father just passed away last month. We had a flat in Mumbai. What are the steps I need to take to transfer it over to my name? I live in the USA so I do not have any idea how to go about ...
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Independent IT Consultant with annual fees less than 10lacs

I have started as an independent IT consultant recently. Since I will be way below the 10 lacs exemption bracket, do I need to have Service Tax Number? Also is it mandatory to get this number and ...
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How much cash in INR can I bring to India

While traveling to India from Canada as a Canadian citizen, how much cold hard cash in INR am I allowed to bring to the country? I dont want to use credit card and pay FX conversion fee of 2.5%
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What do I need to start trading in the NSE (National Stock Exchange)?

Can I start a Demat account with a bank like the Oriental Bank of Commerce and use a stock broker like Sharekhan.com?
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Do I need to pay Income Tax if i am running a escrow service in India

I am about to start a service which acts as a escrow service between two people (Keeping money for short amount time and paying once the deal is confirmed), Am getting about 10% the total amount. But ...
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income tax for purchased/sold short term & long term shares

I have purchased above 600,000 rupees stocks from different company through NSE/BSE exchange.I have a trading account with canara bank(sb), i deposited rupees 6 Lacks this year & purchased ...
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Employer Letter for NRI Home Loan

Please advise: for an NRI working in US applying for home loan in India, Bank is asking for employer letter, latest salary revision letter from employer and employer ID card etc.. but if NRI is an ...
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ATM took in the money after spitting it out

I tried to use an Indian bank based (HDFC) Multi currency prepaid card in a Bank of America ATM to withdraw some cash. The ATM did spit it out but took it back in weirdly, looked much like it never ...
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Fixed Deposit or Recurring in ICICI

I live in USA and have no income in INR. But I keep transferring money to my ICICI account. I want to open FD/RD in ICICI. Q1: Which is better option and provide good returns between FD and RD ? Q2: ...
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Loan for Retired People in India

Is there a way to get loan for Retired people in India to buy a house? Can their working son or daughter being a NRI co-sign for surety purposes? Any bank or institution that you can suggest - thanks ...
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Will it be taxable if I transfer money from UK account to India account?

I am a resident of India and currently in UK for 1 year on a work permit where I am getting salary in Pounds. My Indian salary has stopped till the time I am back in India. Now, I have a Home Loan ...
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Can I file a NULL return in India?

I currently reside in the United States and I have been working here for about a year. However, my accounts in India are non NRE accounts and I have transferred about $20k to India within the last one ...
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Profit sharing on pagdi house

I have bough my 1bhk flat for 2lacs on pagdi system and now I want to resale it. How much share I'll get on profit if my house is sold for 12lacs.
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After my father's death, how can I transfer 50% of an account to my sister in the most tax efficient way?

My father has some shares in his demat account with me as a joint holder. He expired recently. Now I will have to transfer 50 percent of the total value to my sister. Will it attract short term ...
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Can I open a Demat account in India from abroad?

I want to trade Indian stocks online and will require a demat account with an Indian bank. I have my PAN number registered and all documents in place except the voting card. And I live in Nepal. Can I ...
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If I receive 150000$ in my Indian savings account how much tax i shall pay?

My friend is planning to invest in India. So if he transfers around 150000$ to my account.. How much tax do I have to pay? Is there any way to show it as foreign investment? Can I include my ...
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How can I find a report of dividend earned in a FY?

(My first post here, gently...) I have been in the stock market for over a year now. I have been trading via an account with Kotak Securities. I am now filing my taxes and need to know the total ...
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Can I take a loan against propety in my children's name?

I am from Chennai, India. The house which we are living in Chennai used to be in my father's name. My father has four children and I am the last one, daughter and I am widowed and living with my ...
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How do I loan money as a non-resident Indian (NRI)?

I am a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and want to send approx $10,000 as a loan to my father's account in India as a contribution for a new home purchase. How do I set this up as a loan so if he wants to ...
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Tax implication for Indian citizens working in US on L1 visa

I am a citizen of India, currently working as a software engineer in India. Thus I am paying income-tax to Indian-Govt. I am moving to US in November-2014 on L1-Visa. I had following questions in ...
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How can I bring loaned money back to US from India

I am a US permanent resident and I loaned some money to my father in law in India early last year. I transferred US dollars from my US bank account to my NRI (Non resident Indian) account (Indian ...
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Lump sum investment vs SIP when I have the lump sum

I am fresh out of college and placed with a good job. It's been two months now and I have with me (after making all deductions): Two months salary Signing bonus = Equivalent to another 1.5 months of ...
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What are the tax implications of selling an investment property in india?

I am living in UK for last 10 years. I have an NRE and NRO account in Bank of Baroda. I want to sell my flat in India and will deposit the cheque of 50 lakh in my NRO account. I have bought this ...
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How can I buy an OTC stock listed in Nasdaq from India?

I am a citizen of India. I would like to buy some OTC stock which is listed in Nasdaq. What is the procedure? Do I have to find a US broker? Is it mandatory to fill W8 Ben form for Indians? Do I ...
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Investment Newbie - Options in India - For $10K - for 10 years

What are the investment options in India for a newbie like me. I would like to start with 500,000 INR. (5 lacs / roughly $10K). Its for a long term. I don't need this amount for 10 years. Low to ...
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Need a loan to buy property in India. What are my options?

I have seen a property in India, and I am planning to buy it. The total cost is $105k, out of which I have $30k of my own. The remaining $75k needs to be financed somehow. I can get a loan in India, ...