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Fireside Chat: Demystifying India’s New Digital Taxes

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Anshu Khanna in a fireside chat with Laura Wylie discussing the global landscape of digital taxes, India’s recent and unexpected updates to its equalization levy, India’s unilateral efforts to tax the digital economy, key concerns for global technology companies, and practical suggestions for how to prepare and respond.

Learning objectives:

  • Discuss evolving global digital tax landscape with India’s stance
  • Describe the Equalization Levy/ Digital Taxation of India and what type of clients this taxation applies to;
  • Identify key concerns for US/ global technology companies
  • Discuss what companies need to focus on priority as going forward


Anshu Khanna
Managing Director
Nangia Andersen Consulting Pvt. Ltd.

Anshu focuses on International Tax and leads India-U.S. cross border practice covering multi-disciplinary services – Corporate Tax, International Tax, Transfer Pricing, Geo-entry strategy, M&A, Private Client Services, Litigation Support, Global Mobility and Indirect Tax. She is based in the San Francisco office.

Anshu has 23 years of experience across the professional services life cycle. She has done advisory, compliance and litigation work for Technology, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical and Real Estate businesses across Tax code and foreign investment regulations. She works with Corporates and HNIs with overseas interests on Tax Planning, Entry & Exit strategies, investment restructuring, M&A transaction support, Residency, Transfer Pricing, controversy management and tax compliance.

Previously, she set-up Grant Thornton and Deloitte’s Tax practice in Hyderabad; she had also worked for EY, KPMG and PwC in Delhi and Mumbai. She had the opportunity to work with multiple tax jurisdictions. Anshu is an eminent speaker on international tax mattes at various forums. She contributes regularly to leading tax and business publications in US and India. She is active in YPO Bay Area.

Laura Wylie
Managing Director
Commercial Service Line at Andersen

Laura Wylie is a member of the Andersen Business Services group and works with publicly held and private clients in a variety of industries, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical, software, ecommerce, and manufacturing. Laura has over 17 years of experience in both public accounting and in a large multi-national corporate tax department.

Laura has spent much of her career assisting tax and finance departments of multi-jurisdictional companies on a range of tax matters including federal, state, and international compliance, ASC 740, structuring, controversy, and general consulting.

Prior to Andersen, Laura worked in both compliance and planning and for a Fortune 10 company where she managed and led the international compliance function, the international tax provision process, and several multi-country restructurings. Laura also practiced for eight years in professional service firms: PwC in St. Louis, and Deloitte in New York City.


Friday, September 11th

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


CPE Credits

One (1.0) CPE credit available. Field of Study: TBD

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