International Executive Services (IES) 

“We think beyond the present,
we see beyond the borders,
we work with our clients to deliver lasting value”



KPMG in India’s International Executive Service (IES) team has a well established presence across the global network of KPMG member firms, with effective global assignment management techniques and delivery structure. We provide advisory and compliance services on tax and regulatory matters to internationally mobile executives.


We have a dedicated team of experienced professionals with extensive knowledge of various issues relating to global mobility assignments.

The KPMG advantage

Executive taxation is an important and critical area which requires adequate planning.  We aim at providing services that meet the expectations of our clients across the globe and be the tax advisors of choice.


By its very nature of being personal, executive taxation draws significant attention amongst senior executives and high net worth individuals. We recognize this fact and have worked towards meeting their expectations through:


•  A team of professionals fully dedicated to the IES practice
•  Standardized service to improve client delivery 
•  Global network 
•  Strict confidentiality of information 

Our Service Offerings:

Immigration / Visa   Social security regime
Types of visas and tax implications
Support in respect of visa requirements
•  Applicability of social security regulations on an establishment
Support on compliance requirements
Employee equity incentive (ESOPs)   Expatriate assignments
•  Conceptualize and design the equity linked incentive and compensation schemes
Review existing plans vis-à-vis industry practices, regulatory norms etc.
•  Plan the Indian assignment considering commencement date, tenure etc. to optimize tax benefits and administrative efficiencies
Review of secondment contracts and other compliance requirements
Outbound assignments   Employee compensation structuring
•  Design and implement global mobility policies
Advise on cross-border tax issues and tax credit mechanism
•  Design compensation packages in line with industry practices and tax optimization
Advise on related documentary requirements
Foreign exchange regulations   Payroll diagnostic
•  Advise on exchange control requirements for foreign nationals coming to India or leaving India
Advise on exchange control regulations  in respect of various investment opportunities in India
•  Review existing employee compensation policies and methodologies to identify any inefficiencies/issues
Recommend 'leading practices' on payroll policies

Contact Information

For further information, please contact:

Parizad Sirwalla / Ashish Gupta / Surendra Pareek


 What's New          more details
Government of India allows conversion of entry (‘X’) visa into employment visa in India (PDF, 149 KB)
Time limit for filing ITR-V form for the Financial Year 2009-10 extended (PDF, 147 KB)
Government of India issues revised guidelines on Conference Visa (PDF, 117 KB)

 IES Publications on
 Assignment to India     more info
Planning Your International Transfer (PDF, 299 KB)
Taxation of International Executives (PDF, 302 KB)