Vinita is a Director in the direct tax practice in Mumbai.
She has over 14 years of rich and varied experience in advising clients on domestic and international tax matters.
Prior to joining Khaitan & Co, she worked with Ernst & Young India Pvt Ltd.
Her expertise covers a broad spectrum of tax matters, which includes domestic and cross border tax advisory, international tax, globalization, structuring of inbound / outbound investments, transactional tax, taxation of EPC contracts, M&A, structuring of cross border secondments.
- Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
- Member of the Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society
- Research and Journal committee of Chamber of Tax Consultants, International Taxation Committee of Western India Council of ICAI
Vinita Krishnan has represented and advised the following clients
Various Domestic and International Clients
Advised on taxation of employment incentives, retirement benefits program and secondment structuring.
Advised on the implementation of the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) projects in order to rationalise the metering arrangement including drafting and finalizing project contracts.
responsAbility Agriculture I, SLP
Advised on the structuring of its India entry with respect to its Series C round of investment in Samunnati Financial Intermediation & Services Private Limited.
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News and Events
Vinita Krishnan has featured in the following news and webinars
Karnataka High Court allows depreciation on intangible assets acquired upon conversion of a firm into company
Delhi High Court holds that receipt of amalgamated company’s shares under amalgamation against shares held as stock-in-trade is taxable as ‘business income’
Obligation to withhold tax at the specific rate under Indian income tax law stands unaffected by Tax Treaty
Supreme Court rules that liaison office does not constitute a taxable presence in India
AAR rules on capital gains taxability in the hands of shareholders upon the conversion of a company to an LLP
Tax Tribunal holds that Section 56 would not apply in the absence of any disproportionate allotment of shares to existing shareholders
Tax tribunal allows shareholder’s claim for ‘capital loss’ in capital reduction
Profit on transfer of shares acquired under stock option plan taxable as ‘Capital Gain’ not ‘Salary’
Tax Tribunal rules that conversion of a company into LLP constitutes “transfer”
Direct Tax, Estate Planning, Trusts and Private Client, Employment, Labour & Benefits