Direct Tax & International Tax
The tax team at the firm has established itself as a leading expert for businesses and organizations on all aspects of their tax requirements. Our team consists of experienced chartered accountants and associates, who understand the complex legal aspects of taxation, and specific issues that emanate from an evolving tax environment globally.
We provide tax advisory on complex issues and transactions, assistance in management on a wide gamut of domestic and international tax issues. On the advisory front, the team regularly advises on issues pertaining to corporate tax and transfer pricing, cross-border transactions for both inbound and outbound investments, indirect transfers, spin-offs, share sales, asset sales, business transfers, group restructuring, structuring of revenue and capital flows, establishment of private equity funds and undertakes comprehensive tax due diligences. We provide advice to start-ups on various tax issues, tax advice to individuals and family offices on succession and estate planning and advice our clients on the special tax regimes.
The team has extensive experience in handling major tax cases and formulating the appropriate litigation strategy. The team regularly appears before the tax authorities, appellate authorities, and the courts for tax cases. The team has extensively worked with eminent tax experts briefed them on complex tax issues for written opinions and representation before the courts. We have worked with our clients on resolution of international tax disputes through mutual agreement procedure and also advised clients on invoking arbitration under investment treaties for the tax claims. The team has substantial experience in handling investigation proceedings undertaken by the tax authorities (search and seizure) and advised the clients through various stages of investigation and litigation.