Doing Business in India (DBI)


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Learn about 6 key aspects that are necessary to successfully setup and operate a business in India.

  • Company Incorporation

  • Funding a Business in India

  • Direct Tax

  • Goods & Service Tax (GST)

  • Transfer Pricing

  • Expatriate Taxation


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Download our simple handbook to understand the 6 aspects of doing business in India.



To help foreign companies establish their businesses in India and execute smooth operations from financial and tax planning perspectives, our team of consultants has put together a document to cover the 6 key aspects for doing business in India. This document gives a comprehensive understanding of topics ranging from company incorporation and direct tax implications to transfer pricing matters and expatriate taxation, which will surely help you in planning a sustainable business strategy.

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Doing Of Business In India Guide 2019

Setting up a business in India

For foreign companies setting up business in India is often considered to be a big challenge, but we’re here to make sure that you have a smooth journey. All the information you need on how to start a company in India is provided in this document, which has been carefully collated by our experienced tax advisors to help you in streamlining your decision-making process. It also covers a variety of aspects, such as highlighting market entry strategy for India and detailing the legal formalities for starting a small business or a large corporation as well as detailing the features of popular business models. To know more about the company incorporation procedure in 2019, click on the link below to access the PDF.

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Funding a business in India

The next important step in setting up your business in India involves the different ways in which the company can be funded. To help you with making the right decision, we have put together this document to provide an insight on how to raise funds for a business in India. Every method, ranging from equity share capital to debentures and bonds has been tactfully summarized by keeping in mind all important aspects and is addressed in a manner to enable a smooth decision-making process for companies setting up their business in the Indian market. To understand these different formats of funding a company in India, download the PDF by clicking on the link below.

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Direct Tax

Understanding tax policies and guidelines is a critical part of planning the set-up of a new business in India, particularly when it affects its financial structuring and planning. In putting together this document, our goal was to help you with this and accordingly equip you with comprehensive knowledge on the different taxes applicable on the various business models of any company which has been incorporated in India. Added to that, if you’d like to know all about income tax slabs, tax residency criteria, corporate tax rates for foreign companies in India, secondary tax considerations and more, click on the link below to download the PDF on taxation for businesses operating in India.

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Transfer Pricing

Transfer pricing (TP) regulations play a key role for multi-national companies that undertake operations in India with a parent holding company located abroad. An understanding of TP regulations will not only enable you to plan your business’s financial structure better but also help you determine the mode of operations for your company in India. We have put together this document to address all important aspects of TP for international businesses with Indian operations – ranging from the 3-tier documentation process and Safe Harbor Rules, to categorically assessing transfer pricing (TP) regulations and their applicability in India. For a comprehensive overview of TP from the perspective of doing business in India, download the PDF below by clicking on the link below.

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Goods and Services Tax

Implemented in 2016, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was perhaps the most significant amendment made in the Indian taxation system in recent years. Although, the new tax has certainly enabled companies in India to do business in an easier manner, a thorough understanding of the GST Law is needed to plan for efficient operations and financial management of one’s business in India. To help companies understand the Goods and Services tax (GST) applicability in India, its salient features such as the destination principle and its significance in financial operations, its compliance process and the criteria for GST registration in India, click on the link below to download our GST handbook.

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Expatriate Taxation

From experience, we’ve learnt that most companies tend to overlook one important aspect when planning their business entry in India, which includes the taxes that are applicable on the salaries of expatriates who are relocated to India for a new business. To provide you with all the necessary information needed on the processes related to acquiring appropriate visas for your expatriate employees as well as the compliances of income tax for foreign nationals in India, we have put together this document for expatriate taxation in India. If you have a business that is planning to setup operations in India, we recommend you download the PDF below because the information provided therein will help you plan for the expatriate salary structures of your employees.

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