During the course of my profession, I come across quite a few Non Resident Indians who are quite clueless about the tax treatment of their Indian investments and income and whether they have to file returns in India too. This article is for them.
Who is a Non Resident Indian?
An individual is considered a Non Resident Indian in a particular financial year if he does not satisfy one the following two conditions which are required to be a resident of India-
Stays in India for 182 days or more in the previous year.
Stays for at least 60 days in the previous year and for 365 days or more in the preceeding four years.