Tax

Tax

Tax

Practice Overview

With various amendments being introduced in the Tax Regime of the country every year, it is very critical that our team advises clients as to the cost ramifications which such modifications or changes would have. In today’s competitive market, a sound tax structure is the key to the growth and success of an Organization. We provide tax services to both private and public companies, especially MNC’s doing business in India. Acknowledging that a lucrative tax structure is the demand of the day, the Group focuses on assisting clients in tax planning and providing expert advice on various taxation issues.

We represent clients in all aspects of taxation and offer them a wide spectrum of services ranging from assisting in establishing and structuring a new business to handling general planning to estate tax planning in case of established businesses.

Services Include :

  • Advise on general corporate income tax law, with an emphasis on investment funds/structured investment products, derivative transactions, financing transactions, securities transactions and international tax planning. Tax structuring advice with respect to corporate, municipal and provincial debt financing, investment funds, cross-border leasing transactions and securitization transactions.
  • Tax advisory: Advised public charitable and not-for-profit organizations, as well as private family foundations on a range of issues including governance matters, regulatory compliance and risk management.
  • Advice on tax aspects of restructuring, merger, acquisition and disposal transactions.
  • Advice on personal tax and estate planning, family business succession planning, and estate and trust administration.
  • Advised real estate entrepreneurs, syndication sponsors and companies with respect to the tax and securities aspects of complex ownership and profit-distribution structures and creative methodologies to accomplish tax-free exchanges such as the use of tenancy-in-common interests.
  • Advised on all aspects of the income tax, sales tax, etc especially in the context of buying and selling businesses, purchasing and issuing financial instruments, and forming, investing in and doing business through corporations, partnerships, trusts, etc.
  • Advised multinational and multi-state businesses, private and publicly held businesses, tax-exempt entities, and individuals on all kinds of central and local taxes including, franchise, income, sales, use, personal and real property, gross receipts and miscellaneous other state and local taxes.
  • Managed and negotiated state tax audits and worked with clients to implement state and multi-state audit strategies.
  • Represented clients before state tax administrative agencies and tribunals and provides clients assistance in state legislative and regulatory matters.
  • Provided advise on issues related to pass-through entities, employment taxes and compensation issues, as well as a wide variety of other business and individual tax issues, including collection issues.
  • Represented clients before the CBDT, the Income Tax Tribunal, Sales Tax Court, Central Excise and Gold Appellate Tribunal, Customs and High courts and Supreme Court of India.