Place of Effective Management (POEM)
With our active exposure to international tax matters, we are well placed to ascertain the effect of POEM regulations on businesses at a group level by evaluating Indian regulations and comparing them with POEM regulations adopted globally.
Permanent Establishment (PE)
Another new introduction in the tax code is to examine potential PE exposures in India as per the new POEM norms. Where a PE is constituted, we provide compliance services, including maintaining books of accounts and other compliances.
Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
LLP the new form a unstructured partnership that was very prevalent in India , has now been structured to be called a LLP along with the tax benefits that accompany the LLP structure in India. We assist businesses in evaluating tax implications on LLP conversion, drafting LLP agreements and implementation services.
Tax Risk Management
We assist clients in managing their overall tax risks right from carrying out a tax check and preparing status reports to identifying and assessing the potential tax risks. We provide advisory, compliance and litigation support for domestic and international tax matters.
Appeals and Representation
We represent clients before the tax and regulatory authorities. Our in-depth knowledge of our clients’ businesses and the applicability of tax laws to all aspects of their business has enabled us to resolve tax disputes at the initial AO stage itself. We also assist in obtaining lower withholding tax certificates under Section 197 of the Income Tax Act, 1961 and tax refunds.
With the new world order opening up and the Indian businesses looking to go abroad we assist Indian clients in their global expansion plans by advising them to structure their investments outside India from a business and tax-efficiency perspective.
Personnel Taxation Incl Expatriates working in India
We assist in optimum remuneration structures for local and expatriate employees, along with developing robust documentary and administrative safeguards including employee policies, based on the organization’s needs.
Withholding Tax and Advance Tax
We assist clients in reviewing their withholding tax compliances at regular intervals and undertake withholding tax compliances. Our expertise in international tax law enables us to provide comprehensive solutions by examining tax treaties and related documentation. We also support our clients in advance tax calculations to ensure that the advance tax paid neither significantly falls short nor exceeds the amount due.