Taxation permeates business transactions in India, and a strong understanding of tax liabilities can enable foreign investors to maximize the tax efficiency of their investments while ensuring full compliance with all tax laws and regulations.
This guide was created in 2017 based on the most current information available at the time, and provides an overview of taxes for businesses and individuals in India, and discusses accounting and audit practices in the country.
Making a strategic and informed decision about investing in India requires a thorough understanding of the diverse options for investment in the country, in addition to the regulatory structures that govern operations and compliance. This tax guide discusses some of these regulatory and legal structures, and can be used as a guidebook for companies and investors seeking to operate a business in India.
As the tax situation of each enterprise is unique, and India’s regulatory environment is subject to change, it is advisable that firms and investors seek professional tax advice. India Briefing’s “Tax, Accounting and Audit in India” is produced in collaboration with the tax experts at Dezan Shira & Associates, a specialist foreign direct investment practice providing corporate establishment, business advisory, tax advisory and compliance, accounting, payroll, due diligence, and financial review services to multinationals investing in emerging Asia.