Resources

Establishing a Foreign Company in India

December 2019

India is an attractive destination for foreign investors due to its large consumer-oriented market, low labor costs, and rising global competitiveness. Despite the recent dip in the growth rate, India features among the top 10 countries for global FD...

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Types of GST Returns in India

December 2019

GST return forms for taxpayers vary according to different triggers and criteria. These forms are available on the official website of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. The different types of GST return forms and their due date for filing are...

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Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Overseas Transactions

December 2019

Under the GST regime, exports are treated as ‘zero-rated supplies’. That is, supplies on which the GST rate is fixed as zero. It is the endeavour of the government to ensure that exports are encouraged by providing necessary tax breaks. ...

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The Good and Services Tax in India - Impact on International Trade

November 2019

We sit down with our GST expert Ishtaa Jain, Senior Associate with Dezan Shira & Associates’ Corporate Accounting Services team to understand the impact of GST on import and export of goods and services.

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Special Economic Zones in Bengaluru

October 2019

Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) – India’s leading information technology (IT) hub, accounts for a maximum share of multi tenanted special economic zones (SEZs) space in India.

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The Pharmaceutical Industry in India – Trends and Opportunities

September 2019

India’s generic drug producers hold a strong position in the global supply chain and play an integral role in developing the pharmaceutical industry. Some of the major domestic players in the industry include Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Cipla...

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Future of Fintech in India – Opportunities and Challenges

September 2019

India’s financial technology (fintech) sector is growing rapidly, fueled by a large market base, an innovation-driven startup landscape, and friendly government policies and regulations.

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Port Connectivity in India - Major & Intermediate Seaports

September 2019

The five states – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu are among the top investment destinations in India. To encourage manufacturing, as well as the exports of manufactured goods, these states offer numerous industrial i...

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Special Economic Zones in India

September 2019

The five states – Gujarat, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu are among the top investment destinations in India. To encourage manufacturing, as well as the exports of manufactured goods, these states offer numerous industrial i...

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India's New Code on Wages

September 2019

In this Q&A, Sunny Makhija, Dezan Shira's International Business Adviser in India, discusses the new Code on Wages which seeks to regulate wage and bonus payments in all employments where any industry, trade, business, or manufacturing is carried out...

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Market Entry Options for Foreign Companies in India

August 2019

Watch this webinar to understand the different entity models available to structure your India business and the recent regulatory reforms that have taken place to improve the ease of doing business in India.

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Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 - India

August 2019

Full text (PDF) and highlights of India’s Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019 that came into effect on July 31, 2019.

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