Rahul Mitra is a practicing Chartered Accountant, with over 28 years of experience in handling taxation matters in India. He specialises in transfer pricing, supply chain management projects, international taxation, BEPS, profit attribution to permanent establishments, etc.
Rahul is currently associated as an Advisor with M/s Nangia Andersen LLP, being a member firm in India of Andersen Global (erstwhile Arthur Andersen) network.
Rahul was a tax partner with PwC and KPMG in India for an aggregate period of 20 years, including having served both the organisations as the leader of their national transfer pricing practices.
Rahul has been nominated by Financier Expert Worldwide as amongst the leading global corporate tax experts in its directory for 2021.
Rahul was invited by the OECD to speak in the 2012 Paris roundtable conference on developing countries' perspective on APAs. Rahul was invited by the Tax Tribunal and the Indian Revenue Board on several occasions to impart training on the topic of transfer pricing to Members of the Tax Tribunal and Senior Officials of the Indian Revenue respectively.
Rahul received the "International Tax Contributing Author of the Year" award in the subject of transfer pricing in 2019 from Bloomberg Tax.
Rahul is a member of the global editorial board of the international web-based tax magazine, Bloomberg BNA Transfer Pricing Forum.
Rahul has been consistently rated as a leading transfer pricing professional and tax litigator in India by Euromoney and International Tax Review, since 2010.
Rahul was the country reporter on the topic, "Non-Discrimination in international tax matters", for the IFA Congress held in Brussels in 2008.
Rahul independently handles litigation for top companies at the level of Tax Tribunals; and has won several landmark rulings before Tax Tribunals in the field of transfer pricing, creating precedents in India, in matters relating to Berry Ratio, Marketing Intangibles; Corporate Guarantee; Profit Split Method; Supply Chain nuances etc.
Rahul has handled several APAs and MAPs in India, involving clients from across industries, covering issues like industrial franchise fees under non-integrated principal structures; distribution models with related marketing intangible nuances; financial transactions (loans and guarantees); profit split model for royalties; etc.