This is to inform all Seafarers that The Maritime Union of India has already filed Petition / Representation for relaxation of conditions of number of days to retain NRI status of Seafarers.
The submission of Petition / Representation has been submitted to Honourable Minister of Finance, through office of Honourable Minister of State for Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways - Shri Shripad Naik. Further outcome will take a certain amount of time.
Hence, in the meantime it is advised that all Seafarers should file their Income Tax Returns for financial year 2020-2021 on or before the extended due date declared by the Income Tax authorities.
If the Returns are filed within the due date, the same can be revised after declaration of outcome of the filed Petition I Representation.***