Global Reach

The opportunities and risks in tax and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, the raising of investment capital are daunting enough when dealt domestically. When extended across borders into multiple jurisdictions, the problems and challenges increase exponentially. A vast majority of KNAV’s clients have international presence or ambitions and we have the expertise they need to help successfully manage complex, time-sensitive issues in a dynamic global environment.

We advise our clients on international tax structuring opportunities, transfer pricing, and due diligence matters. We also help our clients align their business objectives with their tax structure & comply with the ever-changing requirements of managing a business presence in foreign jurisdictions.


Member of Allinial Global   

KNAV is a member firm of Allinial Global, a network of independent accounting and consulting firms, which provides clients with additional worldwide access to a wealth of integrated resources.

Allinial Global is more than 220 members strong and growing, with locations throughout the world generating over $ 4.11 billion in collective revenues and was recently ranked the second largest accounting association in the world by The International Accounting Bulletin.

Due to their technical excellence, many Allinial Global members have been appointed to prestigious committees and boards such AICPA’s Technical Issues Committees, Employee Benefit Plans Expert Panel, Forensics and Valuation Services Executive Committee, and numerous State Boards of Accountancy.

There’s not a single question that cannot be answered within the Allinial Global membership because our collective experience offers both depth and breadth

Member of IR Global

KNAV is a member of IR Global Network, a multi-disciplinary professional services network that provides legal, accountancy and financial advice in 155 + jurisdictions worldwide.

The membership consists of the highest quality boutique and mid-sized firms who service the mid-market. Firms are focused on partner led, personal service and have extensive cross border experience. They offer the highest quality advice, meeting the needs of the most complex client requirements.

Today the network exists as the ‘go-to’ network for forward-thinking clients looking for creative, pragmatic and cost-effective solutions.

Joint Venture Partners in EUROPE

Our Partner in the Netherlands

With knowledge of Dutch GAAP, IFRS, IndAS, UK FRS and US GAAP, our team provides on-site accounting advice in the UK and Europe and, remotely, assistance in preparing the group’s consolidated financial statements.

Our team is highly adept at implementing complex accounting standards, including business combinations, revenue recognition, leasing, share-based fees, complex financial instruments and hedging transactions and income tax.

Our Partner in the UK

Our clients are both UK fast growing businesses seeking to increase efficiency of their finance function, as well as global inbound businesses setting up in the UK.


  • Setting up in the UK (inbound)
  • Expanding overseas (outbound)
  • India Desk
  • French desk


KNAV’s International Services Group is committed to providing quality tax, accounting, auditing and consulting services to private and public companies with global operations.

Areas of expertise


Estate and Gift Tax Planning is a complicated endeavor in a domestic environment, but in a world of intensified globalization the transfer of wealth requires even more careful planning. International Transfer Tax Regimes in Common and Civil countries (Europe) are vastly different and require a deep understanding of the relevant concepts, such as the usufruct or German (Nießbrauch), French (Usufruit), Italian (Usufrutto), forced heirship, or the impact of a trust. Our estate and gift tax planning team helps you to avoid any pitfalls to preserve your assets and comply with the various rules and regulations.

  • Estate and gift tax planning for U.S. individuals and families with foreign assets
  • Advising non-resident persons with assets in the U.S.
  • Advising on U.S. information reporting on foreign assets, bank accounts, or gifts by foreign persons
  • Tax planning for wealth transfer in in-and outbound situations
  • Tax Treaty analysis
  • Expatriation tax planning and compliance
  • Preparation of estate – and gift tax returns


With a more globally competitive world, staying informed about multi-faceted tax laws and managing the reputational risk that global employers face is essential. You need to ensure that you and your employees are aware of, and comply with, local compliance requirements.

Whether you have an inbound or outbound need, because you are entering a new market or expanding in a current one, KNAV can assist you.


There are no “standard” transfer pricing or valuation approaches at KNAV because every business is different. Our experts deliver uniquely tailored insights to ensure your business gets exactly what it needs to move forward with confidence.

Our primary focus is always on helping you to increase tax efficiency while minimizing risk.

Our transfer pricing team offers services around:

  • Compliance and documentation
  • Strategy and planning
  • Audit defense


More than 100 countries have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), either as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) or as endorsed by a particular jurisdiction.

As your company proceeds through the transition to IFRS or converts to or from U.S. GAAP and IFRS, we can assist in making changes efficiently.

  • IFRS Transition
  • Conversion guidance IFRS to GAAP and GAAP to IFRS


Simone Alting

Associate Partner – US Tax and Advisory

Nishta Sharma

Managing Partner

Atul Deshmukh

Partner – International Assurance & Accounting Advisory