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International Travelers to India Can Claim GST Refund

Posted on July 06, 2017

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in place in India, there is now a systematic, linear taxation process implemented which allows for a transparent, and simpler format. This also brings along ... Read More

PIO Cards will be Invalid For India Travel After December 31, 2017

Posted on June 22, 2017

After December 31, 2017 traveling on a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card to India will not be valid and could be potentially denied entry on arrival. Travelers should either convert to an Overseas ... Read More

Online Transfer of Funds for Social Initiatives in India Made Possible for NRIs

Posted on June 21, 2017

The Indian government has set up a non-profit trust called India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI) that allows the Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) to ... Read More

Aadhaar Card Not Applicable to NRIs For Filing Taxes

Posted on June 20, 2017

India’s Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has exempt Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) from being eligible for an Aadhaar card. The Indian Biometric ID card - Aadhaar is applicable only to the resident ... Read More

Cash Withdrawal Limits from ATMs increased to Rs. 4,500 from January 1, 2016

Posted on December 30, 2016

Update: As of February 1, 2017, the daily withdrawal limit for a Savings Account has been raised from Rs 10,000 to Rs 24,000 per week and for Current Account from Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1 lakh. For more ... Read More