Asked by: Rachel Anderson
Can I transfer money from international bank to Indian bank account?
NRIs can send money directly from their bank account abroad to the recipient’s bank account in India. This is called the Wire Transfer of funds. In Wire Transfer, usually, it takes up to 48 hours for the money to get credited to the beneficiary bank account.
Can we transfer money to Indian bank account?
You can send cheques or demand drafts to a branch of your bank in India along with a letter containing instructions. This letter will carry details of the relevant account. Your money will be deposited in that account number. You can also remit payment to an Indian bank account through third-party transfer options.
Do I have to pay tax on foreign money transfer to Indian account?
It is perfectly legal to send money to your parents in India and they will not incur any tax on the transferred amount. However, if they invest this money, then the income they receive will be taxable in their hands.
How much money can you transfer without being reported in India?
You can send up to $10,000 to India without reporting to IRS. However, under the Bank Secrecy Act, your bank will provide information on certain transactions over US$10,000 to IRS and report them as “suspicious transactions” to the US Government.
What is the best way to send money to India?
6 Best Ways to Send Money to India
- Online Bank Account Transfer (ACH Transfer)
- Online Transfers.
- Wire Transfers.
- Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders, and Bank Drafts.
- Money Transfer Companies.
- Email Money.