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U.S. India Corridor Services

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Withum’s U.S. India Corridor (“U.S. India”) Services are focused on supporting U.S. companies planning to enter the Indian market by way of investments, acquisitions and growth strategy.

A seamless transition and maintaining compliance with regulations in multiple jurisdictions when expanding your operations to a new country can be difficult without the right partner. Let Withum assist you with expanding your business operations from the United States to India.

Withum brings an added layer of support by providing advisory, tax and audit services to U.S. subsidiaries of Indian headquartered companies, with investments in the U.S.

Cross-Border Growth Sector Focus:

Whether a U.S. company doing business in India or an Indian company doing business in the U.S., Withum’s U.S. India Corridor Services are cross-functional, addressing the specific needs of outbound and inbound operations.

Outbound - U.S. Companies Doing Business in India

  • Initial planning and implementation
    • Market entry strategy reviews
    • Entity type selection
    • Location selection
    • Tax holiday evaluation
    • Expatriate planning
    • Transfer pricing planning and documentation
    • Permanent account number card assistance
    • Entity/liaison office formation
    • Shared service center assistance
    • Compliance checklist and filing preparation
  • Direct tax
    • Direct tax and regulatory advisory
    • Statutory compliance
    • Inbound investment advisory and entity setup
  • Indirect tax
    • Goods & Service Tax (GST)
    • Customs/central excise duties and tariffs
    • Special economic zones
  • Transfer pricing
    • Local documentation studies, functions and risk comparability analysis
    • Review of existing agreements
    • Multijurisdictional documentation studies
    • Supply chain restructuring
    • Structuring cost-sharing arrangements for intercompany transactions
  • Cross-border transaction
    • Tax & Finance due diligence
    • Restructuring/tax treaty analysis
    • Debt financing/restructuring
    • Cash repatriation
  • Other transactions
    • Liquidation of entity/liaison office
    • IPO planning and related consideration
    • Project management and coordination

Inbound - Indian Companies Doing Business in the U.S.

  • Investment structuring for India companies into the United States
    • Entity type selection
    • Location selection
      • State incentives
      • State and local taxes
    • Federal Tax ID requests & tax registrations
    • Provide bookkeeping, accounting and payroll services
    • Introduction to of banks, and law firms
  • Assurance
    • Financial Statement audit and review
    • Preparation of audit summaries for Japanese parent companies
    • Benefit plan audit
  • Corporate Income Tax
    • Compliance (Federal, State, Sales & use tax)
    • US International Tax compliance
    • Transfer pricing study
    • R&D Credit
    • Tax provision computation/ETR review
    • IRS Audit Defense
    • State Nexus Study/Wayfair Analysis
  • Non-income taxes
    • Sales & Use Taxes
      • Sales tax credits/exemptions
    • Property Tax
      • Property Tax appeal/negotiations
    • Employment Tax
  • Support for Indian Executives inbound to the United States
    • Income Tax Compliance
    • Resident or non-resident determination for income tax purposes
    • Foreign tax credit study
  • Advisory Services
    • Domestic and cross border M&A
    • Forensic Accounting Review
    • Buy and sell-side due diligence
    • Valuation


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