Working in India

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India's focus on rapid infrastructure growth has created demand for inward traffic of expatriates with specialized skills. However, its commanding position in technology ensures consistent demand of Indian talent pool across the world. Overall this lead to increase in globally mobile employees in India.

‘Working in India’ brings a consolidated fact sheet to help expatriates understand India’s tax and applicable regulatory provisions.

This report covers the following:

  • Residency in India & Tax Incidence
  • Indian social security
  • Visa and registration requirements for expatriates

India, in a nutshell

India is the world’s largest democracy, with a population of more than 1 billion. The country is spread over 3.29 million square kilometers. Its enduring institutions are rooted in the principles of democracy and justice.

India is a union of 28 federal states and 7 centrally administered union territories. The government is parliamentary, based on the universal adult franchise.

The official language of India is Hindi, while English is the second official language. Apart from these, several 100 languages are spoken, and 22 of these are official. Indians follow varied customs and even more diverse traditions. The country represents different faiths and has to its merit the historical genesis of varied belief systems worldwide.