Samir Gandhi, Deloitte India, is a Partner with the Transfer Pricing practice with an experience of over 30 years in the field of direct taxes, international taxation, transfer pricing, and indirect tax.
He has considerable experience advising companies across a wide spectrum of industries, including Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Automobiles, Financial Services, TMT, Consumer Business and Energy and Resources, in planning and documenting their transfer prices. He has successfully defended several clients in audits and tax controversies conducted by the Indian tax authorities on transfer pricing issues.
Samir also advises clients on alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, e.g. MAP & APA and has participated in one of the first APAs signed at India. He is also leading engagements on implementation of BEPs action plans in cases of various MNCs.
Samir has coauthored numerous publications on transfer pricing law and practice in India for CCH, BNA, and IBFD. He has also contributed several articles on transfer pricing and international taxation to International Tax Review and BNA Tax Management's Transfer Pricing Report, TP week, as well as other tax journals and financial dailies. Samir has presented various papers on transfer pricing at seminars and conferences.
He has been recognized as a leading transfer pricing adviser from India by the Euromoney Legal Media Group and International Tax Review. He holds regular discussions with the Expert Group on Transfer Pricing/Policy Makers constituted by the Government of India, and liaises with India's law-making authorities regarding transfer pricing guidelines.
He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a Bachelor of Commerce from the Mumbai University.