India imposes aggressive tax claims on transfer pricing of multinational firms

India has been aggressively imposing tax claims on the transactions carried out by multinational firms in the country in an effort to reign in the budget deficit experiences currently. Back office functions and IT have been particularly targeted by the government in this respect. Authorities are taking a microscopic view of transactions of minimum value […]

Shared services centers preferred to traditional outsourcing: KPMG Global Survey

Shared services centre deals have outnumbered traditional outsourcing deals across the globe as per the latest KPMG global survey. The survey reported the views of respondents across Asia, UK, North America and Europe. ¬†According to the survey, 52% of respondents viewed shared service to be the strongest area of growth while 37% anticipated a growth […]

World’s best 10 outsourcing advisors in 2011

The best outsourcing advisors were selected by IAOP based on the parameters such as size and growth, references by the clients, competencies and management capabilities. The following are the top ten outsourcing advisors during 2011: Alsbridge Inc. The company was founded in 2003 and started its operations in 2005 in the United States. Alsbridge helps […]

Outsourcing can impact businesses without proper service delivery control: KPMG Report

February 28, 2012: Without a proper service delivery control model, the companies which go for outsourcing partnerships or shared services will fail to meet the business goals and cannot go forward as per the business plan. This observation was made by Ron Walker, specialist in the area of shared services and outsourcing, KPMG. He says […]

IT firms need a new approach for surging growth: KPMG NASSCOM study

February 16, 2012: The Information Technology and Business Process Outsourcing sector in India has passed through many turning points over the years. During the initial phases, the main driver behind outsourcing was cost reduction and later organizations realized that outsourcing is not just a means to cut cost but is also of strategic importance. In […]

Firms to enjoy sustained cost advantage through outsourcing: KPMG Study

January 30, 2012: Back in 2010, a leading financial magazine has observed that 2013 will be a period when a second recession will hit the global economy. This is the reason why cost reduction is still in the list of priorities for the organizations across the world. In the present day economy the condition is […]