tax & regulatory
ashwani & associates provides comprehensive tax planning and compliance services for individuals, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations. We work with all business entity types with clients (corporation, partnership, LLP, and sole proprietor); and we serve the individual tax needs of executives and high net worth individuals. We serve clients throughout India and internationally. Our membership in Geneva Group International (GGI) provides greater opportunities for us to serve your expanding operations in over 90 countries.
Our Approach to Tax Planning
We embrace the Tax Lifecycle planning approach. This process addresses short-term compliance needs and provides proactive near term planning and extended life events such as trusts and estate planning, the transition or sale of a business, mergers and acquisitions, succession and perpetuation strategies, family wealth transfers, and philanthropic planning. With planning, these significant events can be structured to maximize tax opportunities and preserve and retain more and better control of your assets.
Tax Representation & Compliance
Well versed with issues effecting both foreign and Indian businesses, the teams are continuously engaged in upgrading skills thereby offering comprehensive, efficient and pragmatic tax strategies. These assignments are monitored by a Partner and adequate care is taken to ensure a high level of skill and experience. Our teams provide complete handholding in preparation for a tax enquiry, investigation or appellate matter and are your business partners in dealing with regulatory authorities. Transfer pricing professionals provide effective guidance to your finance teams in maintaining country files and support you in defending the same. The teams at Ashwani & Associates have rich experience in routine cross border tax issues viz. royalty & FTS, dividend repatriation, management fee, cost contribution arrangements, tax credits etc.
Head of Tax
Services We Offer Include :
Planning & Advisory
We offer tax planning for optimising the overall tax burden, reviewing business transactions and assisting with contract structuring, risk analysis and mitigation strategy viz. EPC contracts, change in ownership / shareholding pattern, secondment arrangements etc.
We provide specialised advice on the international aspects of tax laws and international tax treaties and possess expertise in international taxation and in handling trans-national company affairs including Transfer Pricing
We assist in devising the appropriate transfer pricing strategy, while balancing opportunity and risk management, weighing effective tax-rate optimizations against fiscal-authority challenges and the costs of compliance. We also conduct Transfer Pricing Studies and Filing of Form 3CEB with the Income Tax Authorities.
Indirect Tax & GST
We provide advisory services to our clients in the field of indirect taxes specifically sales tax, works contract tax and service tax. We have a specialised team to assist you in GST transition. For more details refer here.
Income Tax Settlement Commission
Since inception of this body our firm has been assisting clients in approaching the Settlement Commission with a spirit to conclude the long drawn battle in a specified time frame and getting immunity from penalty and prosecution.
We represent our clients before tax and appellate authorities. We also assist in obtaining lowered ‘Tax Withholding Applications’, ‘No Objection’ and Income tax clearance certificates. Our specialised indirect tax team also takes on Custom/Excise/Service Tax Litigation.