I left India in December 2014 on a H1B visa. As of today I am a resident in USA for tax purposes. But while coming to USA, I didn't convert my savings account into NRO account. And all this time, I have been remitting money to my parents in India with the same savings bank account. But, recently my bank reached out to me on mail and asked me to convert my account. And he asked me to invest in mutual funds while the conversion is happening.
But what if I transfer the entire amount in my account to my parents' account as loan or gift? please advice which option is better with reference to tax liability.
Jan. 08, 2018