Relief to NRIs facing double taxation: Information to be submitted by this date

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has received various representations requesting for relaxation in the determination of residential status for the previous year 2020-21 from individuals who had come on a visit to India during the previous year 2019-20 and intended to leave India but could not do so due to the suspension of international flights. In this context, CBDT has issued a circular where it has been provided that if any individual is facing double taxation even after taking into account the relief provided by the relevant Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA), he/she may furnish the specified information by 31st March, 2021. The information has to be submitted in Form –NR and is to be submitted electronically to the Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (International Taxation).

News Source:- https://www.financialexpress.com/money/income-tax/relief-to-nris-facing-double-taxation-information-to-be-submitted-by-this-date/2206276/