about tax for seafareres

sir i m very disheartened by the new code for nris is that means we have to stay for 10 months outside india or nay exemptions can be made oue career is at stakes now plz elaborate on this kindly

asked Apr 16 '11 at 00:06 by abhi 1111


As per section 4-2-b of the Direct tax code (DTC), you will be considered resident of India if you spend sixty or more days in India in a financial year.

Thus, if you gain resident Indian status, all your income will be taxable in India, as per on-going income tax slab rates. View income tax rate slab under DTC.

Shipping industry leaders have been meeting govt official to get clarifications on new rules, as its very hard on seafarers working with foreign shipping companies. There is still more than a year for DTC to come into play. And we hope that there will be a clarity on this soon.

answered Apr 19 '11 at 03:19 by pankaj 5.2k320

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