India – Our Services


​We accompany you on your journey to establish a business and assist you with all questions concerning the trade with and investments in India. From market entry to managing ongoing business activities to crisis management, we are here to support you. If required we handle your accounting and advise you on all matters regarding Indian law and tax law, if necessary with the involvement of our colleagues in Germany and worldwide. 

We are happy to assist you with our India expertise and advise you on the following activities:​


  • Trade & distribution
  • Services
  • Contract manufacturing, job order production and in-house production
  • Testing and adjustment to Indian framework regulations
  • Planning of tax cost​


  • Registration of foreign credit
  • Examination of the eligibility of buyer and supplier credits
  • Execution of leasing opportunities​

 market entry

  • ​Market analyses & studies
  • Location selection/location surveys
  • Founding of a Company
  • Government subsidies
  • Joint Ventures​​
    • Partner search
    • Partner – Due Diligence
    • Negotiations, contract design
  • ​​Company acquisitions
    • Target search
    • Due diligence (legal, tax, finance)
    • Negotiations, contract design​​

 Human Ressources

  • Personnel planning for local recruitment and secondments
  • Recruitment
  • Labour law
  • Immigration law
  • Intercultural training​

 Ongoing support

  • ​Budget planning and control, financial analyses
  • Business process outsourcing
    • Financial and payroll accounting
    • Company Secretarial Compliances
    • Preparation of annual financial statements in accordance with Indian GAAP
    • Reconciliations to the German commercial balance sheet
  • Tax declaration
    • Annual tax return Income Tax and GST
    • Annual tax return for employees
    • Advice on tax exemption in Germany
  • Customs procedures
    • Customs valuation procedure for supplies to affiliated companies (Special Valuation Branch/SVB procedure)​

 Internal risk management

  • Fraud analyses
  • Controlling and management information systems
  • Ongoing internal reporting
  • Outsourcing of internal audit functions​

 International projects

  • Major projects/plant construction (taxable permanent establishments)
    • Pricing and contract design in plant construction and assembly
    • Registrations and closures of project offices and branch offices
    • Bilateral tax planning of projects
    • Accounting and preparation of annual financial statements
    • Tax declaration
    • Defence
  • Licences and services (without permanent establishment for tax purposes)
    • Pricing and contract drafting for architects, engineers, software developers
    • Tax registrations (Permanent Account Number/PAN)
    • Tax declaration
    • Defence
  • Corporate structures
    • Preparation of bilaterally harmonised transfer pricing concepts
    • Transfer pricing documentation
    • Advance Pricing Agreements
    • Defence​

 Restructuring and exit

  • Reorganisation law and reorganisation tax law
  • Closure of companies
  • Insolvency law ​

 Ongoing legal advice

  • Distribution law
  • Protection of know-how
  • Contract law
  • Corporate law
  • Commercial criminal law
  • Mortgage and lien law
  • Administrative law
  • Litigation and arbitration law​​


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Martin Wörlein

Partner, Head of India practice

+49 911 9193 3010

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