Taxation (Direct & Indirect Taxes):
In matters of taxation, LegalSutra has one of the leading practices in the country. Our integrated Taxation practice excels in both direct and indirect taxation. We serve a diverse client base, ranging from listed multi-national corporations and domestic conglomerates to investment funds and high net-worth individuals. We regularly advise clients on all tax-related aspects of corporate, commercial and financial transactions and provide stand-alone tax advisory and well-rounded and highly specialized tax representation and tax litigation services at various forum, including obtaining ‘Advance Rulings’ for foreign companies and foreign investors. Our tax advice encompasses tax efficient structures for public and private mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, reorganization, entry structures, fund formation, tax efficient capitalization of subsidiaries, private equity transactions and transfer pricing advisory, in addition to providing tax opinions on corporate taxation, cross-border taxation and on contentious tax matters. Our tax experts also provide solutions in respect of indirect taxation, leading to tax efficient supply chain management and equipment procurement and construction (EPC) contracts. Our advisory services include providing advice on domestic and international trade and regulatory areas such as customs, excise, goods & service tax (GST), special economic zones (SEZs), WTO trade protection measures such as anti-dumping and safeguard duty, import and export control, legal metrology, drugs and cosmetics, export incentive schemes, amongst others. Lauded for their considerable experience, our tax experts represent clients before governmental authorities in respect of delicate, complex and controversial tax issues.