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Taxation and GST

Tax structuring is a critical element in deal making today, and our tax practice group offers commercially sound tax advice, covering:

• Tax structuring

• Tax advice in transactions

• General tax advisory

• Client representation in tax disputes

Our team of specialist tax advisors has extensive structuring experience, and routinely counsels foreign investors on their India strategy and investments, as well as domestic investors looking to undertake outbound investments. On the transactions side, we have advised on some of the most prominent mergers and acquisitions in India, often in collaboration with our corporate teams.

Tax advisory and tax dispute resolution is another area of strength, and we advise clients on all types of business, corporate, and indirect tax issues, including:

We also represent clients before various tax authorities, courts and tribunals in India, as well as assist them in obtaining advance rulings. Our tax practice group has expertise in both direct and indirect taxes, which ensures that we provide complete and holistic tax solutions to our clients.

The firm advises clients across a wide spectrum of Direct & Indirect Taxes and other Regulatory Laws including those related to excise, customs, service tax, value added tax / central sales tax. The Firm advises on various key issues like

(i) Classification of goods under Excise & Customs Tariffs.

(ii) Eligibility for various exemptions & concessions.

(iii) CENVAT credit facility.

(iv) Determining arm’s length price in case of import transactions are between related group entities.

(v) Levy of anti-dumping and safeguards duties both for & against.

(vi) Availing of various export incentives under the Foreign Trade Policy.

(vii) VAT implications on the supply chains.

(viii) Litigations under Direct Taxation laws.

(ix) Liability for Service Tax under agreements entered with group or other service providers.

(x) Settlement Commission

.We appear before diverse adjudicating Appellate Authorities, Appellate ITAT, Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (‘CESTAT’), State VAT Tribunals, Appellate Tribunals for Foreign Exchange & Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

The Firm advises clients on direct and indirect tax issues, including custom duty, excise duty, service tax, income tax, gift tax, sales tax, value added tax, octroi tax and other transactional taxes and local duties. Whatever business our clients are in, managing tax costs risks and disputes related thereto is an area that needs attention and our Firm takes care of that concern to the satisfaction of the client.