Located in the vibrant state of Gujarat, with over 42 ports, ELP’s office in Ahmedabad caters to customs, export control and tax litigation issues.
Tax litigation has been the forte of ELP since its inception with our team handling over 400 cases on an annual basis dealing with GST, Customs, Excise, Service Tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), Foreign Trade Policy, and other allied laws, rules & regulations. We represent clients before authorities ranging from investigating officers (DRI), Commissioners to various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.
Customs services provided under the ELP umbrella include the proper classification and valuation of imported goods, rules of origin, the establishment and operation of Free Trade Zones (FTZs ) or Special Economic Zones SEZ ), duty entitlement and other export import schemes and customs issues arising under the WTO Agreement. The team also offers advice on tax structuring for investment and tax optimization for ongoing businesses. We also provide assistance in relation to policy formation, tariff rationalization and government advocacy.
Additionally, our team assists clients with complex valuation issues, including issues relating to under invoicing and over invoicing , royalty payments and licensing arrangements and circumvention issues.