• Direct Tax

Enhancing a stakeholder value is a fundamental concept, which drives every management effort in the modern business environment. Taxes today should be viewed as a dynamic item of cost, rather than a passive charge on the profits. Therefore, sound financial decisions shall be backed by the right tax advice. Our services in relation to direct taxation assist in making such sound decisions and it includes:

Personal Taxation Services

We provide taxation services to key executives and expatriate employees of large organizations. Our professionals work with clients to provide guidance on regulatory framework applicable to them and also provide customized solutions tailored to create optimum structures that limit their tax liabilities while keeping in mind the employer's guidelines.

Personal taxation services include compensation structuring to include benefits under the tax treaties and tax exemptions/deductions, exchange control or corporate law approvals, wherever applicable, for our clients along with assistance in various compliance under such laws as well. Further, our services also include filing tax returns and representation before assessment and appellate authorities and review of compliances relating to tax withholding requirements.

Corporate Tax & Business Advisory Services

Our corporate tax & business advisory services include advisory and consulting services in the field of direct tax including international tax, regulatory and compliance issues faced by corporate and non-corporate clients. We provide continuous and regular assistance to help clients to address challenges posed by rapidly changing business environment, regulatory framework and tax regime.

Our tax experts work with the client's team in structuring the capital base and business transactions to optimize the client's tax exposure. Our team of experts analyzes growth initiatives being undertaken by the client-from acquisitions to transfer pricing policies and recommends appropriate solution.

In addition to our general corporate tax advisory services, we specialize in

Foreign investment consulting services:

We assist clients in development and implementation of appropriate tax and non-tax strategies for their outbound business investments. Our team of professionals recommends appropriate business structures that are in line with client's goals and regulatory framework providing an overall sustainable solution.

We assist foreign enterprises intending to establish a business presence in India. We assist them in formulation of their entry strategy into India, including the form of their Indian presence. Our professionals leverage their in-depth knowledge of the Indian business environment and an understanding of the regulatory framework to address complex cross-border business issues.

Tax litigation Support Services

We help client administer their case from the early stages of litigation through appeals or alternative dispute resolution. Drawing on our tax litigation support experience gained in a large number of cases, we work closely with the law firms to identify relevant commercial, regulatory, tax and accounting issues at an early stage.

Regulatory and Statutory compliance

The members of our tax team are well versed in all areas of tax legislation across a range of industries. Our tax compliance services include preparing and reviewing income tax returns, this includes preparing / reviewing annual income tax returns of clients, representing them before tax and appellate authorities, assisting them in briefing senior counsel and preparation of documentation.

We also assist clients in Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) under the tax treaties and represent them in MAP proceedings before the Competent Authority of India.