Key Service Offerings 

vat / Sales tax

  • Advice on classification issues, availability of credit & other related aspects and possible tax optimization opportunities
  • VAT audits and process reviews


Service tax

  • Advise on taxability of a service and classification thereof
  • Diagnostic and Cenvat credit reviews
  • Assistance in obtaining service tax rebate / refund from tax authorities
  • Assistance during service tax audits
  • Advise on special transactions such as cost sharing arrangements, import of technology, technical know how, royalties etc.



Foreign trade policy

  • Advise on importability of goods and related procedures
  • Assistance in representation before Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) authorities
  • Advisory on possible benefits under various free trade and similar agreements entered into between India and other countries


Customs and sez


  • Optimization of customs duty savings through appropriate classification, exploring various exemption and incentive schemes
  • SEZ – Assistance in setting up units in SEZ, project approvals, representations, procedure manuals and reviews
  • Export Oriented units (‘EOU’) / Software Technology Parks (‘STP’) - Assistance in setting up units, project approvals, representations, procedure manuals and reviews
  • Special Valuation Branch (‘SVB’) – Advice regarding approach to SVB, assistance in submissions, representations and reviews
  • Developing policies and procedures for key tax functions, preparation of SOP for tax compliances, Training key employees etc
  • Diagnostic and compliance reviews




  • Advise on classification, valuation and Cenvat credit scheme
  • Assistance in assessing Cenvat liability and identifying concessions / benefits
  • Identification of planning opportunities


Research and development cess


  • Applicability of R&D Cess on import of technology/ deputation of foreign personnel and credit/ adjustment against service tax


Other services


  • Greenfield projects – advice on tax implications and assistance in initial compliances/ setting up
  • Advice on tax efficient business models
  • Financial modeling from an indirect tax perspective
  • Advice on EPC contracts and associated tax optimization opportunities