Tax Advisory & Litigation Services

Tax Advisory and Litigation Services offered by GSM in India

Taxation plays an important role in the operations of an association and an individual. Continuous development and increasing complexities in the economic environment lead legislators to bring quick changes in tax laws. Our experienced and dynamic team provides a full range of services concerning the field of taxation across direct taxes, indirect taxes, personal taxes, transaction taxes, and international taxes to assist our clients by analyzing and advising on major developments in the taxation regime occurring periodically and their effects on businesses.

By using the combined expertise of our team in corporate, trust, partnership and LLP laws, coupled with 73 years of industry experience, we can help you navigate your way through tax-related transactions and disputes. Integrating advisory and litigation services provided under one roof gives us a unique positioning, especially in India, where the proportion of taxation litigation is significantly higher compared to other nations.

We have the experience and acumen to represent our clients in tax assessments and appeals before tax authorities and appellate authorities. Our tax litigation experts specialize in this area of practice, have in-depth knowledge in the area, are keenly aware of commercial and business matters, possess a solid understanding of the technical and legal principles involved, and can present facts, law, and strategies articulately.

We offer a comprehensive range of Tax Advisory & Litigation Services

  • Transaction and Tax planning
  • Structuring business transactions
  • Reviewing profit margins
  • Assist clients in acquisitions, hive offs and merger & demerger
  • Group restructuring, Promoter holding restructuring
  • Financial Re-structuring
  • Inbound Structuring
  • Outbound Structuring
  • Strategizing, identifying targets, evaluation, negotiation, due diligence and post-deal integration
  • Advising on structuring the transaction which also includes optimizing the tax cost and ensuring its compliance with regulatory.
  • Undertaking implementation of the transaction (i.e. scheme of arrangement as per Companies Act, preparation of legal documents, etc.)
  • Tax and regulatory registrations
  • Tax Advisory on complex issues
  • Diagnostic Reviews/ Tax health check
  • Compliances including corporate tax return, refunds, advance tax computation, withholding tax compliances, lower withholding tax certificates etc.
  • Representation for Assessment and other work related to tax department
  • Litigation Services including appeal before CIT(A) & ITAT and tax counsel’s consultation for High Court and Supreme Court matters
  • Tax Advisory on a various issue like DTAA, POEM, BEPS, GAAR, ESOP, EPC, Royalty, FTS etc.
  • Analysis of the Constitution of Permanent Establishment and study of attribution of profits
  • Compliance on repatriation of profits to foreign companies and Tax Certification Services for payments outside India
  • Transfer pricing including accessing profiles: functional, risk and assets
  • Representation for assessments, appeals, refunds, obtaining lower withholding certificates before tax department etc.
  • Litigation Services including obtaining advance rulings, MAP, APA etc.
  • Filing of Income-tax returns of resident and non-resident individuals
  • Income Tax Consulting services for Non-Resident Indians (NRI) and expats
  • Personal Finance Planning
  • Insurance and pension planning
  • Estate and gift tax planning
  • Indirect Tax Structuring and Planning
  • Advisory Services for Tax exemption, concessions and/or refunds
  • Representational Services
    •     Drafting of reply to SCN/ Appeals
    •     Appearing before all adjudicating authorities and the Tribunal
    •     Represent before Advance Ruling Authorities for specific issues
    •     Represent before Special Valuation Bench for valuation of goods imported from related parties
  • Comprehensive Health Check/ Reviews of indirect taxes and export benefits
  • Due Diligence Review
  • GST Compliance and Audit Services

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