Overview

Rohit Jain is a Partner in the Tax practice of ELP focusing on indirect taxes, direct tax and transfer pricing and customs laws. He is a law graduate from the University of Mumbai and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His areas of expertise prior to the introduction of GST covered customs, excise, service tax, central sales tax, state Value Added Tax (VAT) laws and Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).

Rohit has been with the firm since its inception and has over a decade of experience in handling matters related to tax, in both advisory and litigation matters. He has advised various Fortune 500 Companies and Indian Conglomerates in sectors like financial services, manufacturing, telecommunication, oil and gas, petroleum and infrastructure projects in order to ensure smooth transitions from sales tax to the VAT regime. He has also been involved in making representations to the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce in relation to various tax policy matters on behalf of numerous industry associations.

Rohit has been ranked as an Elite Practitioner by Asialaw Profile 2020 and has been recognized for his expertise in Tax by Chambers Asia-Pacific, recommended by the Tax Director’s Handbook and has also featured in World Transfer Pricing guide. Rohit has also been recognized in the Benchmark Leading Lawyers Guide as the “Dispute Resolution Star for Tax” and has featured in International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide & Indirect Tax Leaders GuideRohit has also been ranked as a Legal Individual for Tax in the Legal 500 rankings.

Prior to ELP, Rohit was part of the Tax team at RSM & Co.

Recognitions

Legal 500
  • “Rohit Jain and [Harsh Shah] stand out for their delivery of service, knowledge of our industry and excellent technical skills”.
  • “Rohit Jain and [Kumar Visalaksh] have exceptional knowledge in the subject and are able to straddle their tax advisory and litigation roles with finesse
  • Ranked as a Leading Individual in Tax‘We have been working with Rohit Jain and his team for past couple of years and the relationship is of mutual respect. To me, they are all just a call away.‘

 

Asia Law
  • Excellent delivery of service, technically very good and has great knowledge of our industry.”
Chambers Asia Pacific
  • One client comments: “I have firm belief in his views and knowledge.”
Forbes Legal Powerlist – India’s Top 100 Lawyers

Chambers and Partners
  • “For indirect tax, he’s brilliant.”
  • “Rohit is good, well recognised,”
  • He is described knowledgeable qualified,” and is complimented on his logical thinking and analytical capability. Peers endorse him as “excellent” and “very well regarded in the tax space.”
Benchmark Leading Lawyers Guide
  • Dispute Resolution Star for Tax Practice
RSG India Report
  • Clients noted Rohit’s “excellent technical skills” stating that he is “commercially very savvy and he takes time to understand [their] business.” Rohit has excellent ‘technical, commercial and practical skills’. With an ‘understanding’ in all aspects of his practice areas.

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Taxand: Global M&A Tax Guide 2022 – India Chapter

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Taxand : Global M&A Tax Guide 2022 – Complete Guide

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47th GST Council Meeting: Analysis by Economic Laws Practice

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ELP Tax Update – Supreme Court strikes down levy of IGST on Ocean Freight

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The India Post – Volume 2

4 May 2022 | Read More

The India Post – Volume 1

15 Mar 2022 | Read More

FM Budget Mantra: Tax stability leads to buoyancy in revenue, impetus to growth

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Budget Buzz – Capital Goods

4 Feb 2022 | Read More

Budget Buzz – DRI’s Power

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Budget Buzz – Gems Jewellery Sector

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Budget Buzz – Make in India

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Budget Buzz – Startup

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Budget Buzz – Tax Deductibility of Education Cess

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Budget Buzz – Virtual Digital Assets

4 Feb 2022 | Read More

Budget Buzz IFSC

4 Feb 2022 | Read More

Budget Buzz -Litigation

4 Feb 2022 | Read More

Budget Buzz -SEZ

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Real estate developers reach out to government over GST on redevelopment

22 Oct 2021 | Read More

45th GST Council Meeting Highlights

18 Sep 2021 | Read More

The Supreme Court upholds the constitutional validity of rule 89(5) – refund is not available in respect of credit on input services accumulated on account of inverted duty structure – UOI & Ors. Vs. VKC Footsteps India Pvt. Ltd.

14 Sep 2021 | Read More

Remission of Duties & Taxes on Export product

18 Aug 2021 | Read More

Govt announces RoDTEP rates for exporters; outlay Rs 12,454 cr in FY22

18 Aug 2021 | Read More

New duty remission scheme to cover 8,555 items at an outlay of ?12,450 cr

18 Aug 2021 | Read More

Exporters unhappy with tax rebate rates under government’s RoDTEP scheme

18 Aug 2021 | Read More

RoDTEP scheme : Govt announces Rs. 12,400 crore outlay for tax refund of 8,555 export products

17 Aug 2021 | Read More

Auto sector fears higher GST rate on certain parts after Supreme Court ruling

16 Aug 2021 | Read More

Manufacturing and other operations in bonded warehouses

10 May 2021 | Read More

Production Linked Incentive Scheme

21 Apr 2021 | Read More

Navigating GST – Issue 10

20 Feb 2021 | Read More

Budget 2021: Finance Minister offers stability in tax regime even as India hunts for growth

3 Feb 2021 | Read More

Rohit Jain on Union Budget 2021

3 Feb 2021 | Read More

Higher capital spends and no change in status quo for tax

3 Feb 2021 | Read More

Union Budget 2021: An Analysis

2 Feb 2021 | Read More

Union Budget: Clause by Clause Analysis

2 Feb 2021 | Read More

ELP Insights – India Untangling The Supply Chain – Aug 2020

18 Aug 2020 | Read More

India: Untangling the Supply Chain

11 Aug 2020 | Read More

VKC Footsteps vs UOI Ors

7 Aug 2020 | Read More

Navigating GST 2.0 – Issue 7

17 Jul 2020 | Read More

Navigating GST 2.0 – Issue 6

26 May 2020 | Read More

Managing GST 2.0 – Issue 6

25 May 2020 | Read More

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15 May 2020 | Read More

ELP – Tax Update (February 25 – March 10, 2020)

1 Mar 2020 | Read More

ELP- Tax Update

10 Feb 2020 | Read More

India’s new rules to tax “stateless” NRIs lack clarity and may hit investments

5 Feb 2020 | Read More

Union Budget 2020: An Analysis

2 Feb 2020 | Read More

ELP – Knowledge Series – India Update – Part 4 of 2019

22 Jan 2020 | Read More

Tax Audits for enterprises that claim GST refunds illicitly

13 Jan 2020 | Read More

Realtors told to reverse transition credit

22 Nov 2019 | Read More

Tax department wants to impose 18% GST on CXO salaries

22 Nov 2019 | Read More

Taxation in India: Curated Views

22 Nov 2019 | Read More

ELP – Knowledge Series – India Update – Part 3 of 2019

3 Sep 2019 | Read More

Anti-profiteering Authority sends notices to HUL, P&G and other FMCG Cos

28 Aug 2019 | Read More

FMCG, pharma cos to contest retro tax

26 Aug 2019 | Read More

It’s Plastic, but for Taxman it’s Auto Part & Higher Tax

26 Aug 2019 | Read More

Union Budget 2019 – An Analysis

7 Jul 2019 | Read More

GST rate reduction to 5% in realty sector: A winning stroke or a run out

11 Jun 2019 | Read More

Interpretation of exemption notifications in fiscal statutes

8 Apr 2019 | Read More

ELP Rohit Jain on BTVI News GST Council Post Discussion

28 Feb 2019 | Read More

Unsold flats to see demand

25 Feb 2019 | Read More

ELP Knowledge Series – India Update Part 1 of 2019

19 Feb 2019 | Read More

Package Scheme of Incentives in Maharashtra – Is it actually incentivizing?

15 Feb 2019 | Read More

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11 Feb 2019 | Read More

India & The US – The Way Forward in the Defence Industry

11 Feb 2019 | Read More

Indian Defence Market – The Opportunity

11 Feb 2019 | Read More

Interim Union Budget 2019 – An Analysis

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Data Privacy and Protection in India : An Update

13 Nov 2018 | Read More

GST Impact : Cost of homes gets cheaper

11 Jan 2018 | Read More

GST Weekly Update Compilation

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Data Protection & Privacy Issues in India

8 Sep 2017 | Read More

With no GST breather, ready to move-in flats to cost more

2 Jul 2017 | Read More

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2 Jul 2017 | Read More

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Fast forward; GST set to transform face of Indian logistics industry

30 Jun 2017 | Read More

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No GST on residential property rental income but housing cost surge may push up rents: Experts

29 Jun 2017 | Read More

Supply chain, infra not GST-ready: Small traders

26 Jun 2017 | Read More

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23 May 2017 | Read More

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