An Introduction to Doing Business in India 2015 – New Report from Dezan Shira & Associates

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Doing biz coverAn Introduction to Doing Business in India 2015, out now and available as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Bookstore, is designed to introduce the fundamentals of investing in India. As such, this comprehensive guide is ideal not only for businesses looking to enter the Indian market, but also for companies who already have a presence here and want to keep up-to-date with the most recent and relevant policy changes.

2014 was an important year for India.  A perceived high level of risk previously limited the country’s ability to attract foreign businesses, but a slew of new policies have had an instant impact. The reforms that have already been implemented are numerous and include infrastructural improvements, the raising of FDI caps, and the simplification of visa obtainment procedures. These policies and a myriad of other subjects are included in this guide.

Doing Business in India 2015 covers the following:

  • Establishing and Running a Business
  • Tax and Accounting in India
  • Human Resources and Payroll Considerations

Within these topics, we discuss a range of pertinent issues for foreign businesses, including India’s most recent FDI caps and restrictions, the key taxes applicable to foreign companies, how to conduct a successful audit, and the procedures for obtaining an employment visa. In addition, we detail the options available to companies entering the Indian market for the first time and explain how to set up a Wholly Foreign-Owned Company.

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