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If tax is paid in USA for lottery prize to a visitor will he

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If tax is paid in USA for lottery prize to a visitor will he have to pay tax in his home country that is India when prize money is transferred to India?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Dr. Fiona Chen replied 1 month ago.

Dear Customer,

The answer should be yes. I would like to direct your attention to the following website which includes numerous gambling winning income and income tax situations, especially on gambling winning from outside of India and Indian income tax. Apparently, it is a relatively hot topic.

http://glaws.in/2013/03/30/faq-on-taxes-and-gambling-winnings/

Regards,

Fiona

Fiona Chen, MPA, Ph.D., CPA, ABV, CFF, CITP

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