Be sure to check if recipients need to pay tax on any money received from abroad. If money is sent to family members then this is not taxed unless the money is invested - while money sent to anyone other than family members will be taxed as income if it's over Rs 50,000 a year.


My father (an Indian citizen living in India), wants to give me (US citizen living in US), $1 million in gift. Can he transfer $250,000 to my bank account in the US? Since there is limit of $250,000 per year, can he deposit the remaining $750,000 in my NRO account that I can repatriate at a later date?
If my sibling (Indian Citizen) has a property(residential vacant block) in India, possibly worth 3 Crores and wants to gift to me (I am a citizen of another country and also an OCI), would it be better to gift the land or sell the Land and than gift the proceeds ? Question is which is better in terms of Indian Tax liability for me and my sibling. Can the proceeds of this be transferred to an account in an overseas bank ? Appreciate your advise.
When sending money with a credit card or a debit card, you can choose to use the card issuer's exchange rate. However, it is impossible to know the exchange rate used at the time of remittance immediately, and the exchange rate used at that time cannot be checked until the bank issues the monthly statement.
We both are Australian citizen, don't file tax in India as we have no income coming from there.We have two plots (one in Jaipur and another one in Gurugram). The aim is to sell these both plots and bring the money to AustraliaJaipur Plot:- Puchased in 2007- Size : 300 sq yards- Purchase price INR 5500 per sq yard- selling price INR 13000 per sq yardGugugram Plot: - Purchase in 2010- Size : 200 sq yards- Purhcase price INR 8000 per sq yard- Selling price INR 40000 per sq yardI am thinking about following options1. Option OneWe sell both plots by power of attorney and pay flat tax of 25% on the capital gain. No indexation , just flat tax rate on the difference between selling amount - purchase amount.2. Option TwoGift both plots to my mother who has no other income in India and wo sell the plot, taking advantage of Indexation and paying comparatively less tax. Plus this will save us hassle of filling income tax return in India and getting money out of country will be easier. Or is there any third option ? I am looking for tax advise, do you know who can help ?
What are Indian gift tax implications when an Indian resident (mother, father) citizen receives AUD 200K from a blood related Australian citizen (child) via an international money transfer for the purpose of property purchase in mother, father and another sibling's name? 2 million dollars in inr 5000 cad to inr


My son is resident indian nri in US and on work permit. I am senior citizen and by selling my existing property I will need additional 50 lakhs from my son who has nro account. Should he make payment from his nro account or gift 50 lakhs to me so I can purchase flat with out any issue. Please guide me.
My Uncle is NRI residing in Spain. He wants to gift $300,000 to $325,000 to me (Major). Can you please let me know if any Gift Tax is applicable for me or him? Also is there any other formalities in terms of Gift Deed / RBI declarations etc which is required?
I'd like to know if I, as a US citizen, can gift cash $ or US securities into my brother's foreign account with a US brokerage and have this gift be considered tax-free in India in the same way my gifts to their Indian bank account is considered. What formalities would I have to follow? I'd appreciate very much if you could point me to some references, in Indian tax laws. As you can understand, I need to establish the true facts.
WorldRemit specializes in remittances and smaller transfers. They're perfect for personal money transfers from the US of up to US$10,000 to India. Their rates are usually better than your local bank's and they offer more flexible delivery options than companies like PayPal, Western Union or MoneyGram.
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As an NRI living in the USA, you may be subject to US tax laws on any income you earn or receive in the US. In general, the US tax system is based on the worldwide income of US citizens and residents, but the rules are different for non-resident aliens, including NRIs.
Hi Sangeeta,