There are a good percentage of the NRIs visiting
India for one or more reasons once in a year or more. It is better for every
NRI to stay updated on the personal financial house-keeping checklist for a
better experience. It needs to be focused while they are on their visit to
There comes a time in the year when Non Resident
Indians (NRIs) makes plan to visit India and meet their families and friends,
share memories. In spite of all the catch ups, it is also important that they
consider financial aspects for their House-keeping during their visit. This
makes their way easier and simpler to manage their money once before restarting
their professional routines after break.
In a simpler way, we can also consider the
checklist as the financial goal that every non-resident individual needs to
follow. This financial plan may include retirement goals, savings planning etc..
Apart from the plans, you can consider following aspects while
they are in India:
Independent Insurance Cover
You may already have an insurance cover in the country you are residing. But when you plan to return back to India, it is important that you should have an Independent Insurance Cover as well. There may be chances that you may not get the plans easily because of the pre-illness but always consider the alternatives prior the first plan offered.
Updating all your bank accounts
You should consolidate bank accounts that may help you to manage your accounts in Indian banks. This helps in easy management of Non Resident Ordinary account and Non Resident External accounts for all the investments.
Investment Account Updating
As the bank accounts are updated, it is also important that you should update and manage you investment accounts like demat accounts that should be converted in non-resident status. This updating or consolidation helps you to also know the current status as well. Also, consider to update the overall investment in structured manner.
Addresses and KYC status
After the preceding aspects, consider updating the new KYC with your non-resident status, ensure updating all your identify proofs as well in the investment portfolios like PAN, address proofs or updated email ids. You can also have an Indian number that can feasibly help with all the investment related details.
Tax Returns to be correctly filed
It is also important that all the taxes on the income and tax payables as a NRI status is to be correctly filled. Don’t forget to claim for any refunds on the TDS that you may have paid in excess. It is advised that you should meet a professional like CA that may help you with all the procedures.
Thus, there are certain essential things that every NRI should follow to enjoy peace of mind. It will make your trip hassle free and keep you free from unnecessary worries related to finances.