NRIs can repatriate funds from sale of two houses, say experts

For property bought as resident or inherited, up to $1 mn can be sent each year

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NRIs should familiarise themselves with the rules that govern remittance of money earned from property transactions in India

Bindisha Sarang
Non-resident Indians (NRIs) who rent or sell real estate in India should understand the rules that govern taxation of rental income and capital gains. In most cases, the rules are similar to those that apply to resident Indians, but there are a few differences.

Tax on rental income

When a taxpayer (resident or NRI) owns more than two houses, any two chosen by her will be deemed to be self-occupied, assuming they are not rented out. No income tax is payable on those two self-occupied properties.

First Published: Oct 28 2022 | 7:39 PM IST

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