Category: Tax Litigations

In Absence of GST, Service Tax Lawsuits on Rise: Experts

Service tax litigations have risen substantially in recent years and that may be because of the absence of a pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime that can potentially remove several ambiguities around indirect taxation, experts maintain. A total of 75,314 litigations were pending with the Department of Revenue, the… – Continue reading

Brazil: PRORELIT, CSLL Within International Treaties And Tax Planning Statements: Conversion Of Provisional Measure No. 685/2015 Into Law No. 13,202/2015

On December 8, 2015, law No. 13,202 was published, as a result of the conversion of Provisional Measure No. 685/2015 into law. In addition to providing for the Program for Reduction of Tax Litigation (PRORELIT, for its acronym in Portuguese), said law addressed issues such as the scope of double… – Continue reading

President Mukherjee calls for innovation to deal with rising tax disputes

The President highlighted transfer pricing, taxation of digital economy and international taxation as the frontier areas of taxation which require special skill sets to deal with disputes. Stressing on the need to improve India’s ranking in ease of doing business, President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said rising tax disputes and… – Continue reading