Airlines want taxman to leave expat pilots alone

Faced with steep rise in pilot salaries over the past couple of years, airlines have asked the finance minister for income-tax sops for expat pilots working in the country. In a pre-budget note to FM, airlines have requested the government not to tax foreign pilots under Indian income-tax laws but treat them as scarce technical manpower. If accepted, this will help the domestic airlines to cut their wage bill for foreign pilots by around one-third.

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