India’s apex direct taxes body has clarified that routine administrative functions carried out from a regional outfit of a multinational company, including handling of payroll, accounting and human resources, will not make it liable to tax on income earned outside the country. The move addresses a key concern of multinationals. Rahul Jain, Partner- International Taxation shares his views on aformentioned story for Economic Times- Stand alone story. MNCs liable to pay Indian tax - Rahul Jain