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INDIRECT TAX

While majority of the indirect taxes have been integrated into GST, the businesses still have to deal with these erstwhile indirect taxes – particularly the legacy issues, assessments, audit and enquiries by the department, etc.

To aid this, Dhruva offers services encompassing the following areas:

  • Litigation support services comprising of preparing and drafting replies, appeals, representation services, etc. in relation to erstwhile indirect tax laws
  • Assistance in filing writ petitions and briefing counsel for hearings before High Courts and the Supreme Court
  • Assisting in assessment proceedings under state-VAT laws
  • Assistance in refund applications
  • Assisting in audits conducted by departmental authorities as well as assistance in summons proceedings and various enquiries, etc.

We at Dhruva also provide below service offerings:

Customs related services:

  • Identifying product tariff classification and rates under customs
  • Assistance in undertaking provisional and final assessments
  • Analyze customs valuation for related party transactions
  • Customs Special Valuation Branch proceedings support
  • Preparing replies and drafting appeals, representation services
  • Assist in filing writ petitions and briefing counsel for hearings before High Courts and the Supreme Court
  • Assistance in refund applications
  • Routine advisory services

State incentive policies:

  • Analyzing various tax incentives and related benefits granted under state industrial policies
  • Assisting in making applications and obtaining exemptions / refunds
  • Assist clients in making representation to relevant state governmental departments

Other support services:

  • Analyzing the pros and cons of setting up EOUs, STP units or SEZ units and suggesting a suitable tax efficient structure
  • Assist in setting up and operationalizing EOUs, STP units or SEZ units