We are pleased to share herewith the Tax & Regulatory Newsletter – May 16 – May 31, 2017 highlighting major recent tax and regulatory developments in India. Inside this issue… DIRECT TAX                                                                                                                                                      
  1. Payment made under membership agreement by the member entity not taxable on the principle of mutuality, thus no obligation to withhold tax
  2. Depreciation claim on government approvals and non-compete fees disallowed by Tribunal
  3. CBDT notifies the transactions of listed equity shares not eligible for Long Term capital gains exemption
  1. Mauritian Prime Minister during his Budget 2017-18 speech announces some major reforms to strengthen the tax environment of Mauritius
  2. Italy offers ‘webtax’ to IT companies, ensuring no tax disputes
  3. US’s Border Adjustment Tax
  1. The taxpayers are required to furnish adequate rationalities before the appellate authorities to contradict its own position taken earlier while benchmarking the transactions with its associated enterprises
  2. The ITAT found the AMP intensity adjustment, applied by TPO by considering the AMP expenditure of the taxpayer as a separate ‘function’, reasonable and in-line with the High Court’s view in case of Sony Ericsson
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