Mumbai bench of the Income-Tax Appellate Tribunal in favour of the US multinational sets a precedent for the taxation of the franchise model good news for franchises of foreign brands that already operate across India. Foreign multinationals can expand their brand presence in India through a franchise agreement without suffering a higher tax burden imposed on permanent establishments (PE) following the Domino’s Pizza case.

  1. Suraj Nangia, Partner answers the queries on personal tax for DNA readers .Income from sale of joint property will be taxed proportionately for both owners