In the past ten years, India’s living and working environments have adapted to the increased influx of expatriates. Here we discuss key considerations that foreigners should note, including visa registration, sociocultural nuances, and HR and payroll norms.
The festive season in India involves the exchange of gifts; however, companies should note that certain exchanges may attract liability under various domestic and foreign anti-corruption statutes. This article highlights key compliance strategies for firms to minimize such risk exposure.
India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world, and a complicated mixture of old and new traditions from the West and East. If you are planning to do business with or in India, it is important to try and understand its cultural intricacies.
Under GST, the tax rate on all staffing firms is pegged at 18 percent. This article discusses the impact of GST on the flexible staffing industry, and its impact on doing business in India.
After obtaining an Indian visa, registering the visa at an FRRO is often an afterthought for expatriates. Unfortunately, failing to register a visa within the specified time period can result in a fine, and in some cases, an investigation.
India’s Payment of Wages Act recently increased its ambit as parliament revised the monthly wage ceiling from US$280 to US$375. This article discusses the development and its impact on employers in India; it also explains how wages are defined under the Act.
Understanding India’s minimum wage structure is a complicated matter, especially for foreign businesses. This article intends to serve as a brief explainer: addressing frequently asked queries on how India views the minimum wage, how it is fixed, and how it is implemented.
Given India’s constantly evolving tax and regulatory system, payroll processing can be a cumbersome and time consuming process for businesses. In this article, we briefly highlight the reasons why you should outsource your company’s payroll processing and the procedures to do the same.