19 June, 2015
Advance Pricing Agreement (‘APA’) Scheme was introduced in the statute in 2012, which authorizes the CBDT to enter into agreement with the taxpayers, prescribing the arm’s length price (ALP) for international transaction which have been undertaken (which are continuous in nature) and those to be entered into between related parties in t...
4 February, 2014
Dealing with an interesting basket of disputes, the ITAT, Jaipur, on 27th January, 2014, decided two important questions. One related to the ‘market price’ of power purchased (consumed) calculated at ‘arm’s length’ by the assessee, and other relating to carbon credits.
The facts in Shree Cement v. ACIT
Power produced by the assessee in its power undertaking was consumed b...
By Iype Mathew
India is now poised to introduce its biggest indirect taxes reform by launching the Goods and Services Tax regime. GST when introduced will usher in a nationwide common market which is expected to be less intrusive, compliance friendly, and self-policing in nature. The passage o...
The Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (‘DTAA’) entered into by India with Mauritius on 24th August, 1982 and made effective from 1st April, 1983 was the first of its kind wherein the right to tax the capital gains arising to a resident of Mauritius from transfer of shares of an Indian company was completely ...
By V. Sivasubramanian
Besides being a source of funding of public expenditure, taxes also enable influencing expenditure patterns thereby distorting individual behavior. Indirect taxes distort expenditures primarily by affecting the price of consumption goods. In India, the existing indirect tax system has become extremely distortionary with ...
By S. Sriram
Subsidiaries of Multi National Enterprises (‘MNEs’) generally avail the services of their group companies for routine business operation and management. When such intra group services are paid for, questions often arise as to whether the services received are essential for business operations of the subsidiary, or are the services carried out by the MNE group with a view to secu...
1985年，LakshmiKumaran & Sridharan律师事务所成立于新德里。经过不断地发展，事务所成立了13家分所。一开始之初，事务所可能比较简陋，但它已经具备了成为一家专业事务所的各项素质。从最初的税务实务开始，事务所日益将业务扩展到其他领域。
The Government of India submitted the ‘Direct Taxes Code’ Bill, 2010 in the Parliament in August, 2010. The Code, expected to come into force from the next financial year i.e. 1st April 2012, is not just a regular amendment but replaces all the existing direct tax laws in India. The drafters have also worked “on a clean drafting slate”. This seems to be sufficient impetus for a deeper scrutiny ...
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