We monitor the overall tax strategy keeping in view the changing dynamics of Indian tax legislation. We review your commercial and inter-company contracts, build tax management positions and risk mitigation strategies, conduct tax due diligence and undertake tax efficiency analysis of your transactions.
We advice on setting up tax efficient holding structures, business models that mitigate the risk of Permanent Establishment, assist in tax efficient fund repatriation and improve cash flows by obtaining lower tax withholding certificates and advance rulings from Indian revenue authorities.
We review, build and manage a robust transfer pricing policy and compile documentation aligned to your global transfer pricing approach that meet BEPS guidelines too. We routinely assist our clients on Advance Transfer Pricing (APA) scheme, Safe Harbour rule and to meet new documentation and reporting requirements viz. Country by Country Reporting ‘CbCR’ and the Master File.
We have built specific capabilities in HNIs and international employee assignment management i.e. developing tax efficient compensation packages, advising on social security obligations, developing and managing stock option plans, obtaining no objection certificates and filing tax returns.
Through our pan–India presence, we assist in regulatory compliances and advisory on critical issues under Goods & Services tax (GST) and other State and local body taxes. We advise on GST implications on transactional issues, cross border transactions, tax classification and transaction structuring for achieving tax efficiency.
Our teams proactively manage risks and avoid conflict with Indian revenue or appellate authorities. Our partner-led representations assist in the entire cycle of tax litigation i.e. drafting and submitting replies/appeals, appearing before the revenue officer/first appeals and assisting senior counsels in representing before judicial bodies.