Transfer Pricing Reporting Requirements in India

With globalisation, it has become a universal phenomenon for Multinational Organisations to have branches, subsidiaries or divisions in more than one country. This exposes the group to different tax regimes in different tax jurisdictions. Thus,…

Background of Equalisation Levy

Equalisation levy is an unilateral measure to tax some digital activities. It was introduced in Finance Act 2016 with the intention of taxing the digital transactions i.e. the income accruing to foreign e-commerce companies from India. To tackle…

Complete Guide to Transfer Pricing Documentation in India

Imagine a business world without documentation – no invoice for purchases, no statements from banks, no agreements, no records,in short, a complete mess? There are television series which depict such situations and even the directors couldn’t…

Transfer Pricing Methodologies – Transactional Net Margin Method

Business transactions have grown complex over the year. It takes a split second to pay for something online, however, we barely realize how many companies have actually participated in that single transaction. Let’s say you purchase a mobile…

Transfer Pricing Methodologies – Profit Split Method

John is an insurance agent. In a bid to increase his sales, he approached his friend Peter who was a Doctor and asked him to introduce John to Mr Black, a rich businessperson who happened to take routine services from Peter. Peter agreed and…

Transfer Pricing Methodologies – Cost Plus Method

One of the exciting events in a track and field sports is a relay race. Members of a team one after the other complete a part of the racecourse and pass a baton to the other team member. The other team members do the same until the baton reaches…

10 Registrations, but 1 Single Form for Company Incorporation

Over the past few years, India has been aggressively amending its laws, regulations, and procedures to simplify doing business in India. This is quite evident from the fact that India jumped from 142to 77th rank in just 4 years. For businesses…

Transfer Pricing Methodologies – Resale Price Method

When an expenditure is incurred on behalf of a group, we often split the bill equally. However, if certain services are availed only by a category of people, it would be unfair to charge a share of total expenditure on their tab. For example,…

Transfer Pricing Methodologies - Comparable Uncontrolled Price Method

When it comes to taking important decisions, we humans, knowingly or unknowingly, often tend to look into our neighbourhood for past examples of how people have handled similar situations before. It’s simple and straight forward – if someone…

Transfer Pricing – Understanding Arm’s Length Price

When we imagine big corporates, handshakes are one of the prominent flashes in our mind. We are often reminded that a good handshake is key to a good meeting. So, what’s a good handshake? As experts list the rules – “Approach the person…