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NRIs Get Breather To Claim Back Tax Paid At Source

The applicable tax laws provide that if total income warrants deduction of income tax at lower or nil rate, the tax payer may apply to the assessing officer concerned requesting for a lower withholding certificate.

The Indian tax authority has exempted NRIs from having to file applications online for deduction of taxes paid at source in a bid to ease hardship cases.

In a new circular issued by the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), manual applications can now be completed in specified forms before designated officials at transaction centres in India by March 31, 2019.

Read it at International Adviser

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