Public consultation paper on proposal for attribution of profits to permanent establishment
Global Tax Update : May 2019 / India
Historically, there has been lack of certainty and clarity regarding the methodology followed by Indian tax authorities for attribution of profits to a Permanent Establishment (“PE”) of a non-resident in India. Recognizing this, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (“CBDT”) formed a Committee with the following mandate:
- Examine existing scheme of profit attribution to PE under Article 7 of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements (“DTAAs”);
- Examine contribution of demand side and supply side factors in profit attribution; and
- Recommend changes needed to IT Rules to provide specific rules on how profits are to be attributed to a non-resident person having PE in India.
The Committee has submitted a comprehensive report titled ‘Proposal for Amendment of Rules for Profit Attribution to Permanent Establishment’, which the CBDT has made available for stakeholder comments on 18 April 2019.
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