Our International Trade, Indirect Tax and Regulatory Affairs (IDT) practice works with stakeholders across varied sectors such as manufacturing, real estate, infrastructure, defence, IT and ITES, retail and distribution, hospitality, banking and financial services and aerospace.
The multidisciplinary model of our firm complements our IDT team’s ability to find innovative solutions specific to our clients’ needs. We offer integrated services on all kinds of complex deals given our wide experience spanning market entry, supply chain management, financial modelling, tax-optimal structuring, risk mitigation, bid advisory, negotiations, dispute resolution, etc.
The Khaitan Advantage
Our team includes lawyers, ex-regulators and chartered accountants known for their expertise and nuanced solutions. They can proactively and proficiently offer advice on a wide spectrum of indirect tax-related issues. In addition to representing and assisting clients, several of our group members are involved with advocacy and working groups of various industry associations for representing the industry’s interest in policy making processes.
The 'professional and responsive' team at Khaitan & Co provides 'an excellent level of service' and is 'very commercial in its approach, bringing a good understanding of the political and business environment in India'.Legal 500, 2018
Abhishek A Rastogi
Indirect Tax, Defence
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East India Hotels Limited
Assisted on implementation and transition to Goods and Services Tax (GST) and provide regular ongoing assistance services.read more +
Hardcastle Restaurants Private Limited
Advised and represent on anti-profiteering investigations and also filed a writ petition challenging the legality of anti-profiteering investigations carried out by the DGAP. Regular advise on GST related matters and represent them in other indirect tax related litigation.read more +
Mahindra and Mahindra Group
Regular advise on GST related issues and represent on various tax litigations at all levels, from adjudication up till Supreme Court.read more +
Life Insurance Corporation of India
Regular advise on GST related queries and have represented before the Tribunal in a service tax matter involving tax liability of more than 20,000 million.read more +
Provide representational services on various matters relating to indirect taxes. Also assist in obtaining export benefits under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).read more +
Subway Systems India Private Limited
Advisory and litigation support services on regular basis for indirect tax matters. We have represented client in the landmark decision from the Bombay High Court in the issue involving applicability of Value Added Tax on franchise fee. We have successfully represented Subway in anti-profiteering investigations initiated by the Government.read more +
Go Airlines India Limited
Providing litigation advisory and representational services on a regular basis for various GST and service tax matters.read more +
Godrej Consumer Products Limited
Provided litigation support before the Tribunals and Jammu and Kashmir High Court on matters concerning central excise and GST. We were successful in obtaining a favorable order which granted release of refunds that were pending since long and even got a demand dropped equivalent to INR 230 million dropped.read more +
Provided litigation support for matters before the Orissa High Court and Madras High Court concerning the imposition of pre-import condition on advance authorization license holders for which we were successful in getting an interim order by which the tax authorities have been restrained from taking any coercive action against the entities.read more +