AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 

MY IN-DEPTH EXPERIENCE OF VARIOUS I.T. ISSUES WILL ENABLE ME TO RENDER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, INTER-ALIA, IN RESPECT OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Income-tax planning in respect of Companies, Firms, Trusts, HUFs, Individuals, etc.
  • Advice on income-tax matters in respect of Indian Companies, Foreign Companies, Firms, Private Trusts, Charitable and Religious Trusts, HUFs and Individuals.
  • Advice to Companies on Technical Collaboration Agreements, Technology Transfers, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements and other important Agreements etc.
  • Advice to Companies in respect of grant of ESOP and Sweat equity.
  • Advice to resident tax-payers in respect of tax-planning and compliance, relating to deduction of tax at source (TDS), regarding payments by way of salaries, interest, rent, commission or brokerage, fees for professional and technical services and payment to directors, etc.
  • Advice and compliance regarding tax deduction at source (TDS), in respect of payments to non-residents or foreign companies, by way of interest or any other sum, chargeable to tax in India, under the provisions of the Income-Tax Act, 1961, read with the relevant provisions of the various Articles of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (DTAAs), entered into between India and the country of residence of non-residents or foreign companies.
  • Advice to non-resident Indians (NRIs) regarding their income-tax matters especially investment in India, including investment in immovable property.
  • Handling income-tax matters before the Assessing Officers
  • Filing of appeals, revisions and petitions before CIT(A), CIT, CCIT, ITAT, etc.
  • Attending to appeals before the CIT(A) / ITAT and revisions / petitions before CIT / CCIT.
  • Providing written Opinions on all types of issues relating to direct taxes
  • Some expertise

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    My expertise in tax-planning is well recognised in the field. I have been retained for Direct taxes planning & compliance, by a number of Indian and multi-national companies, based in Mumbai and Pune. In this capacity, I advise HDFC and Blue Star Group of Companies. I have also advised M/s Price Waterhouse Coopers, Mumbai, M/s Ernst & Young, Mumbai, M/s Hindustan Lever Ltd., Mumbai, M/s Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Mumbai, etc.

    Besides, I also advise various multinational corporations, including Intelenet Global Services Pvt. Ltd., Serco India Pvt Ltd., along with its group Companies, Sodexo SVC India Pvt. Ltd. and a number of reputed educational institutions and developers / builders.

    I regularly argue appeals and other petitions before the CIT (Appeals) and other I.T. authorities, as also ITAT, Mumbai and Pune. Besides, my written opinions on various direct tax issues, are sought by a number of tax-payers, including top Indian companies and foreign companies, Chartered Accountants, Advocates and I.T.Ps.