Your residential status determines whether or not you need to file a tax return in India. Residential status, in turn, is determined by the number of days you've spent in India in that financial year.
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If you are an NRI, income earned and received outside India, and money remitted back is not taxable. But if your income in India (by way of interest from savings account/fixed deposits or rental income) exceeds Rs.2,50,000, then you must file a tax return in India.
|I have been an NRI for the last 4 years and there is no source of income in India. do I need to file a return?|
No, you need not file the return if you do not have Indian income exceeding Rs. 250000