PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been named the “India Tax Firm of the Year” by International Tax Review (ITR). The awards were presented at the ITR Asia Tax Awards Ceremony in Singapore on 24 November 2009.
Speaking on the occasion, Dinesh Kanabar, PwC tax leader, India said, “It is a tremendous achievement and we are delighted to receive this award. The award is in recognition of our commitment towards partnering with our clients in one of the most difficult years of our time.” He added, “Our global experience of working with a diverse client base spread across economies has helped us gain new perspectives and develop inventive solutions.”
With over 6600 employees in India, PwC is one of the largest professional services firm in the country. Its tax practice alone has over 55 executive directors and over 1200 employees.
Shyamal Mukherjee, deputy tax leader, PwC India, commented, “The win is an impetus for employees to continue striving towards the high benchmark set by them in delivering value to our clients, and continuously exceed the same. It is also an appropriate time to thank each client and employee for their continuous support over the past year.”
PwC also won the “Asia Tax Firm of the Year” along with host of other awards including the Tax Firm of the year award for China, Taiwan, Thailand Hong Kong and Singapore, the Transfer Pricing Tax Firm of the Year for Australia, Indonesia, Thailand and Philippines. The awards, launched by ITR, a world-renowned magazine focusing on international tax strategy, resulted in leading firms from over 10 Asian countries competing in various categories. These awards recognise PwC’s depth of specialised resources and experience in the tax and regulatory services domain.
As a global market leader for tax services, PwC assists businesses and organisations with tax strategy, planning and compliance. The firm also delivers a wide range of business advisory services with dedicated professionals to support clients both locally and globally.