Tax Experts' Soccer Picks!

S GayathriSenior VP & Head ,Direct Taxation, Essar Oil Limited

1. Your favourite soccer national team: France
2. Your favourite soccer club: Liverpool
3. Your favourite soccer player: Neymar
4. Your favourite World Cup match: Spain vs Netherlands 2010 finals
5. Your World Cup 2014 semi-finals predictions: Uruguay vs Brazil & Netherland vs France
6. Which, according to you is the most ‘tax friendly’ jurisdiction for sports? – The Netherlands and Russia, depending upon what your priorities are
7. What, according to you is the most teething ‘tax issue’ faced / being faced by soccer players? – Residence and the source rule for the player on the global circuit
8. One tax advise you would like to give to soccer celebrities: The tax dribble outlives your game on the field, hence plan well to avail of the fast diminishing benefits!