Tax Experts' Soccer Picks!

Jitendra JainVice President,Transfer Pricing CoE, GE

1. Your favourite soccer national team:Brazil
2. Your favourite soccer club: Manchester United
3. Your favourite soccer player:Cristiano Ronaldo & Lionel Messi
4. Your favourite World Cup match:Argentina's 3-2 win against Nigeria. It was like a seesaw battle.
5. Your World Cup 2014 semi-finals predictions:Argentina, Brazil, the Netherlands, Germany
6. Which, according to you is the most ‘tax friendly’ jurisdiction for sports?No idea. But I do thinkBrazil is one of the most football friendly countries. It has more than 35 stadiums with capacity of 30,000+.
7. What, according to you is the most teething ‘tax issue’ faced / being faced by soccer players?No idea.
8. One tax advise you would like to give to soccer celebrities:I don’t have a tax advise. I do have a soccer advise – Don’t bite… Just play.