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    Direct Taxes

    Direct Taxes

    It is generally believed that Indian Income Tax Law offers a hostile reception, replete as it is with amendments that require corporate to take a fresh guard in this area time and again. Further, with the introduction of concepts such as Indirect transfers, GAAR, and others, tax challenge is likely to escalate. Further, one of the biggest challenges in front of companies today is effective management of foreign taxes in a way that it aligns with business objectives. Our direct tax team is well equipped to assist companies in addressing all these complex issues.

    Corporate Tax Compliance and Advisory
    • Advising on entry strategy
    • Advice on tax planning opportunities and structuring
    • Statutory Compliances like preparation and filing of income tax return
    • Computation of Advance Tax
    • Advice on Withholding tax and assistance in filing withholding tax returns
    • Assistance in obtaining lower deduction certificate
    • Advising on the modes of dividend repatriation
    International Tax
    • Advising on cross-border tax challenges with respect to investment and transaction structuring
    • Inbound and Outbound Investment advisory including entity set up Holding company structures
    • Advice on double tax treaties and foreign tax systems/implications
    • Financial instruments and planning strategies to achieve and implement sound global tax policies
    • Assistance on use of alternate dispute resolution mechanism for treaty related controversies
    • Expatriate taxation advisory
    • Foreign Remittance Certificates (Form 15 CA & 15 CB)
    Due diligence and Health Check
    • Examine applicability of various provisions of direct taxes to a given situation
    • Examine eligibility of tax exemptions and deductions
    • Review statutory returns/ records and documentation
    • Evaluate tax optimization opportunities
    • Identify tax exposures and inefficiencies
    • Due Diligence Support services include
      • Reporting key exposures under the various provisions
      • Review pending litigation issues & report exposure/ disputes
      • Review compliance status
      • Report on material tax exposure due to non-compliance relating to indirect tax laws
    Representation services
    • Representation services before:
      • Tax authorities (including Dispute Resolution Panel)
      • Appellate Authorities
      • Authority for Advance Rulings
      • Settlement Commissioner
      • Any quasi judicial bodies incorporated under any legislations
      • Indian and International courts
    • Tax briefings and support to the external counsel in respect of representations before High Courts/Supreme Court
    • Advisory & implementation of litigation strategy
    • Diagnostic review of litigation history and assistance in litigation risk analysis
    • Assistance in evaluating sustainability of tax positions and taking remedial actions
    Transfer Pricing
    • Assistance in drafting Intercompany agreement and Transfer Pricing Policy
    • Transfer pricing documentation
    • Issuance of Accountant’s Report
    • Planning & documentation for Specified Domestic Transactions (SDTs)
    • Litigation support & representation services before Transfer Pricing Officer and Dispute Resolution Panel
    • Advance Pricing Agreements
    • Assistance in maintaining enhanced documentation under Country by Country reporting and master filing
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