Taxation of Expatriates

An expatriate is a person temporarily residing and employed in another country while still remaining citizen of his home country. This term is broadly used in the context of professionals/technicians sent by their companies to their foreign subsidies/associated enterprises. Working overseas offers an opportunity for growth. However, employers have to ensure that remuneration is competitive and that tax, social security and pension issues associated with relocation are addressed.

Due to huge influx of Foreign Direct Investment in India there has been increase in demand of specialized skills of mobile employees known as ‘expatriate’ in India. Our Expatriate Tax Services help organisations who are seconding or deputing expatriates and the expatriates themselves in complying with the complex tax and regulatory issues surrounding any expatriate assignment in India. Our bouquet of services under Expatriate Taxation include:

  • Advisory Services in preparing Expatriate Documentation
  • Advice on applicability of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)
  • Advise on compliance with Withholding Tax requirements
  • Assistance in Income Tax Return Filing and disclosure of Foreign Assets and Liability
  • Assistance in obtaining FRRO Registration (Foreign Regional Registration Offices
  • Assistance in VISA documentation
  • Assistance in obtaining Permanent Account Number (PAN)
  • Assistance in opening Bank Account in India
  • Assistance in Completion of Exit Formalities
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