Indirect tax-Pre GST


Prior to 1 July 2017, the Indirect Tax regime in India comprised of a plethora of indirect tax laws at the central as well as the state level (such as Service tax, Excise duty, Central Sales tax, State Value Added tax, Entry tax etc.). Most of these legislations have been subsumed into GST and stands rescinded w.e.f 1 July 2017.

Our services with regard to the erstwhile Indirect taxes inter alia include the following:

  • Assistance in audits and assessments pertaining to the period prior to 1 July 2017, including representation before the Indian Tax Authorities
  • Assistance in relation to management and closure of investigations, inquiries, audits etc
  • Processing of various refunds claims filed under the erstwhile indirect tax laws
  • Assistance in preparation of replies of show cause notices/ drafting of appeals, petitions
  • Assistance in preparation of case in connection with proceedings before High Courts and / or Supreme Court of India and assisting the Senior Counsel in representation before the Court
  • Representation before Indian tax authorities and appellate forums and developing strategies for speedy and expeditious disposal of legal matters