LexisNexis India and Taxsutra together bring out an innovative and powerful online reference tool for tax professionals
LexisNexis India, a leading global provider of business information solutions and legal database, has joined hands with Taxsutra, which is a one-stop destination for all updates and analysis of domestic and international income tax rulings and news, to bring out a new innovative product – ‘Orange’.
Orange aims at leveraging the strengths of LexisNexis India and Taxsutra to provide a first-of-its-kind, unique online experience to tax professionals. Orange will have ten volumes of the prestigious Chaturvedi & Pithisaria’s Income Tax Law, covering over 85,000 judicial decisions that are meticulously arranged under approximately 25,000 headings and sub-headings in electronic format, along with the historical database of the income tax case rulings of the last 6-7 decades, offering more than 70,000 full text judgments.
Orange is specifically designed keeping in mind the needs of tax professionals. Orange aims at providing the most relevant search results from 70,000 full text judgments and 280 Income Tax Sections. The database can be classified on the basis of judgements, the names of judges and counsels, Income Tax Sections, etc., and moreover, navigation is simple, easy and user-friendly with unique features, such as highlighting content within content.
Mr. Mohan Ramaswamy, Managing Director, LexisNexis Legal & Professional India, said, “Orange perfectly complements our existing range of online offerings in the legal segment. LexisNexis India is committed to help its customers become more proficient and productive in their professions and this remarkable search tool, Orange, in partnership with TaxSutra, will meet the critical research needs of a large set of legal and tax professionals.”
Mr. Shreesh Chandra, Director-CCA (Legal, Tax, Accounting), LexisNexis Legal & Professional, India, spoke about the tax professionals’ need for personalized user-specific content and said, “I am confident that this tool will help them do power search by displaying similar cases. Users can access both the original case law and commentaries with one click. This is one-of-its-kind offering, combining the best of both case law and authoritative online tax commentary from Chaturvedi & Pithisaria.”
Mr. Arun Giri & Mr. Ameya Kunte, Co-founders, Taxsutra, see this new partnership as integral to their goal of equipping tax professionals with pioneering technology and world-class content and said, “Orange will serve as a remarkable tool for online case laws research, powered by a robust search engine, that will arm tax professionals with relevant search results in a faster, easier and more effective way.”
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. As a digital pioneer, the company was the first to bring legal and business information online with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. Today, LexisNexis Legal & Professional harnesses leading-edge technology and world-class content to help professionals work in faster, easier and more effective ways. Through close collaboration with its customers, the company ensures organizations can leverage its solutions to reduce risk, improve productivity, increase profitability and grow their business. LexisNexis Legal & Professional, which serves customers in more than 175 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide, is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.
Launched in 2011, B2B portal – http://www.taxsutra.com is a trusted online resource for corporate tax directors, policymakers and practitioners. Taxsutra’s instant news alerts and incisive analysis on both domestic and international tax, coupled with unique features like tax ring, Taxsutra Insight, Litigation Tracker, Taxsutra TV and blogs make it a “must-have” for every tax professional. Given the increasing focus of tax administrations on Transfer Pricing, http://www.tp.taxsutra.com was launched in October 2011, as India’s first exclusive portal on TP. The Transfer pricing portal has gained a loyal following over the last couple of years and is the most dependable ally of Transfer Pricing professionals across the country.
Taxsutra’s thought leadership and continuous engagement with tax professionals has been on display through several unique initiatives/microsites/special coverage on burning tax issues, controversies and important developments, be it APA, the $2bn Vodafone tax case, BEPS, our roadblocked coverage of Union Budget and even some light tax banter with our microsite on Soccer World Cup & tax! Taxsutra has also championed various niche events and workshops. In 2013, Taxsutra also launched the portal on Central Indirect Taxes – http://www.idt.taxsutra.com. Company Law, IPR and Competition Law professionals can now enjoy the Taxsutra edge with the launch of our Corporate laws portal in January 2015 -LawStreetIndia.com. The editorial team of Taxsutra comprises experienced professionals with media and consulting background.
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