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International taxation - esop

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03 August 2021 An Indian employee working in India of an IT company headquartered in California USA .

In March 2021 he availed the ESOP facility and bought unlisted common stock of the company and paid in USD for the shares .

Now , the shares are being sold to a US citizen / Company based out of US though secondary market wherein the secondary market will charge commission and legal fee.

Another form was submitted to the buyer , being a tax form of US state , asking not to deduct tax before making the payment ; I.e full remittance to be made to the seller - Indian employee

1 . What would be the tax treatment in India ?

2. Is there any liability / obligation for tax to be paid in USA on the profit made in the transaction ?

03 August 2021 1 It will be considered as short term capital gains and taxed in india.

2 No tax payable in U S on this transaction.

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