Ashutosh Mohan Rastogi
Co-Founder & Partner
Co-founder and Tax Lawyer with close to two decades of expertise in Tax and Transfer Pricing Litigation, and Consulting. Ashutosh heads Tax Practice at Amicus with an impeccable track record of wins including Landmark Wins before Delhi High Court.
Ashutosh also regularly serves as Tax Counsel on Tax/ Transfer Pricing matters at higher appellate forums including Tax Tribunal and High Court. He has advised and represented in Landmark Tax Rulings such as Cinestaan Entertainment (Angel Taxation – ‘Role of Hindsight in Valuation’) and Pyramid IT Consulting (Transfer Pricing – ‘Comparable Selection and Substantial Question of Law’) – laying down principles of law that have become cornerstones of modern taxation.
International Taxation and Transfer Pricing
Ashutosh’s forte has been International Tax Structuring and Transfer Pricing Planning for related party cross-border transactions particularly for Information Technology Sector. Ashutosh has successfully represented several multinational companies before tax authorities in Transfer Pricing/ International Tax audits and advised companies on several complex Transfer Pricing matters. His International Taxation experience encompasses all aspects of Transfer Pricing advisory, GAAR, POEM and BEPS related compliance and litigation services.
Related Party Valuation under Customs Regulations (SVB)
Leveraging on his understanding of related party valuation and Transfer Pricing principles, Ashutosh also oversees valuation and representation before Special Valuation Board (‘SVB’) under customs regulations. Clients derive synergistic benefit from a coordinated approach on valuation under direct and indirect taxation placing supreme confidence on his seasoned acumen for related party valuation.
GST Advisory and Litigation
Assisted by a team of Lawyers, Ashutosh is assisting companies in evaluating implications of the new GST law, analysing the legal/ financial impact, devise systems, process and control framework for successful compliance with GST Regulations that are ever evolving and still in a nascent stage. Services have included seeking Advance Rulings from Authority for Advance Rulings and moving High Courts where required under writ route.