One law

Sanjay Tolia, Tranfer Pricing Leader (West), PwC India

 

Sanjay Tolia says that while we can have separate sets of laws at the domestic level, we need a single international law to ensure consistency all over the globe.

Making the right investment

Siddharth Zarabi, Editor, Economic Policy, CNBC TV18

 

Siddharth Zarabi urges businesses to invest in a communications specialist in order to build and maintain a brand image in the media.

The telecom episode

Siddharth Zarabi, Editor, Economic Policy, CNBC TV18

 

Siddharth Zarabi shares interesting anecdotes from the time he reported the telecom sector, Vodafone in particular.

Striking a balance

Nawshir Mirza, Non Executive Independent Director, Tata Power Co Ltd

 

Nawshir Mirza comments on the ambiguity in the Companies Act and shares the contents of the letter he wrote to the Ministry voicing his concerns.

The million-dollar question

Nawshir Mirza, Non Executive Independent Director, Tata Power Co Ltd

 

Nawshir Mirza addresses the most pertinent question of our time, "Is it right to do business without paying the right amount of taxes?"

APA in India: An inside scoop

Sabine Wahl, Director, Transfer Pricing, PwC India

 

Sabine Wahl shares her experience with the Indian APA team after spending 15 months in the country.

Where do we stand?

Sabine Wahl, Director, Transfer Pricing, PwC India

 

Sabine Wahl talks about the 146 APA applications that were filed last year and what their current status is.

Vigilance is important

Vijay Mathur, Senior Advisor, PwC India

 

Always check for the kind of authorisation and who signed it before letting anyone search your premises, says Vijay Mathur.

BEPS: A progressive shift

Akhilesh Ranjan, Joint Secretary (FT and TR), Central Board of Direct Taxes

 

Akhilesh Ranjan points out that BEPS has led to an increased recognition of functions carried out in source jurisdictions.

The US agenda

Akhilesh Ranjan, Joint Secretary (FT and TR), Central Board of Direct Taxes

 

Most of India's tax disputes are with the US. However, the aim is to resolve them in the current year itself or shortly thereafter, says Akhilesh Ranjan.

The opinions expressed in the blogs are personal.