FM to inaugurate International seminar on transfer pricing
The CBDT and OECD are jointly holding an International seminar on transfer pricing at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India from 17th to 19th February 2010. Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister of India, will inaugurate the seminar. Shri. S.S. Palanimanickam Minister of state for Finance (Revenue); Shri. Sunil Mitra, Secretary (Revenue); Shri. S.S.N. Moorthy, Chairman CBDT; Mrs. Caroline Silberztein, Head of transfer pricing unit OECD; and Mrs. Michalle Levac of Canada Revenue Agency will also attend, besides Members of the CBDT; Shri Milap Jain, Director General of Income Tax (International Taxation); international transfer pricing experts and officers of Directorate of Transfer Pricing in India.
Transfer pricing is a major international tax compliance issue as multinational entities tend to set transfer pricing on cross-border transactions to reduce taxable profits. The seminar is a part of capacity building of transfer pricing resources in India and aims to discuss various important issues of transfer pricing like intangibles, cost sharing arrangement, etc.