NRI tax exemption

By raheemkdp

Dear All,

I have below question on how NRI is defined. I stayed in india for 60 days during this financial year. Do I need to pay tax in india? I am working in qatar since jan 2015.

When I look into the below definition given in Income tax site. Its confusing. Hope some one can throw more inputs on this.
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How to determine that an Individual is NRI
'Non-resident Indian' is an individual who is a citizen of India or a person of Indian origin and who is not a resident of India. Thus, in order to determine whether an Individual is a non-resident Indian or not, his residential status is required to be determined under Section 6. As per section 6 of the Income-tax Act, an individual is said to be non-resident in India if he is not a resident in India and an individual is deemed to be resident in India in any previous year if he satisfies any of the following conditions:
 1.  If he is in India for a period of 182 days or more during the previous year; or
 2.  If he is in India for a period of 60 days or more during the previous year and 365 days or more during 4 years immediately preceding the previous year.
However, condition No. 2 does not apply where a an individual being citizen of India or a person of Indian origin, who being outside India, comes on a visit to India during the previous year.""

By Molten Metal• 6 years 5 months ago.
Rating: 5/5
Molten Metal

Raheem , Nil tax for you ............ don't worry at all ........... you must be in india for 180 days then you will file tax .................

By johnnylawyer• 6 years 5 months ago.
Rating: 4/5
johnnylawyer

dont worry dear,

people used only to say they'reworking out of india,,

moreover you go anhywhere,you'll be called Indian ,,,

Tax exemption is for nri,its right coz they're not working in inida.

you're in tax free country..soooooooooooooo why worrying alot.

just open an nre account and chilllllllllllll

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