Tax

We are one of the few law firms in India that has full service tax capabilities and offers end-to-end advice on matters ranging from establishment of entities in India to the minutest of operational issues. We advise on offshore tax matters, tax structuring, use of tax treaties to invest in India, transfer pricing, and other local tax issues (including withholding taxes, capital gains tax, permanent establishment, employee taxation, and tax holiday schemes).

Recently, we have assisted:

  • Builder Homesite, Inc. on tax structuring, intermediate holding company structures and transfer pricing issues in relation to acquisition of Indian entities.
  • Baidu (Hong Kong) Limited on tax issues in relation to the establishment of a subsidiary in India.
  • NantHealth Inc. on tax issues in relation to the sale of its Indian subsidiary to Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
  • Bose Corporation on Indian permanent establishment issues relating to its Indian subsidiary’s new reporting structure on account of global reorganization in the Bose group and the legal methods to mitigate the permanent establishment risk under the Indian tax law with specific reference to the India-Singapore double taxation avoidance agreement.
  • Grab Taxi Holdings Pte Ltd. on a proposed tri-partite joint venture arrangement with an Indian company and a foreign company.
  • United Retirement Plan Consultants, Inc. on their investment and tax structuring in India in relation to the proposed acquisition of MGA Consultants in Baltimore, Maryland, for cash and stock.
  • Hydrochem LLC, USA on the requirements of withholding tax certificate in relation to agreement with an Indian company to provide certain services.
  • Nippon Soda Co. Limited on complex Indian tax and permanent establishment issues related to the launch of a business platform in India to promote its product sales.
  • Lumiata, Inc. on transfer pricing and permanent establishment issues in relation to its Indian subsidiary that was owned by one of the client’s US employees and an Indian resident, and the client wanted to transfer ownership of the Indian subsidiary from the employee and the Indian resident to itself.
  • Andreas Neocleous and Co LLC on a matter following major amendments to the India-Mauritius and India-Singapore tax treaties.
  • Tavistock Corporation (in conjunction with Tiger Woods Foundation) on Indian withholding tax issues in respect of sponsorship payments from India to the USA.
  • CPA Australia Limited in connection with tax and permanent establishment issues, and regulatory concerns on its proposal to appoint an agent in India to promote and market its activities in India.

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