Special Consultation

B S V Murthy

B S V Murthy Bachelor in Science, LLB

We are fortunate to have patronage and guidance of Mr. B S V Murthy having experience of 42 years in Indirect Tax laws. He has served at the following positions in various department of Government of India:

Member of Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)March 2008 to July 2015
Commissioner of Central Excise and Service TaxMay 2006 to March 2008
Additional Director General (Directorate of revenue Intelligence, MOF)October 2004 to April 2006
Commissioner (Customs House)November 2002 to October 2004
Additional Commissioner (Customs House)June 2001 to October 2002
Additional Commissioner (Customs and Central Excise)August 1998 – May 2001
Joint Commissioner/Additional CommissionerNovember 1994 – July 1998
Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary (Department of Education)December 1987 – April 1991
Assistant/Deputy Commissioner (Customs and Central Excise)March 1981 – November 1987

Key Professionals

Lakshmi G K

Lakshmi G K B.com, ACA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012. She has experience in compliance, consultancy and litigation. Currently working in litigation wing of firm. She has presented a topic on practical approach in filing ST-3 return at seminar conducted by KSCAA and also presented topic on Central Excise Compliance and procedure at seminar conducted by Institute of Cost Accountants of India.

Prakash N

Prakash N B.com, ACA

Qualified as a chartered accountant and is pursuing CS and LLB. Currently an active member of the audit wing of firm. Has co-authored a booklet of 'FAQ's On Service Tax Procedure". He is also contributing articles and summaries on the recent case laws. Actively engaged in preparing background materials for various seminars.

He believes in delivering quality and is a good motivator. He has keen interest in the field of the Information technology and leverages the same to improve the quality and efficiency of the work.

K. Praveen

K. Praveen B.com, M.com

K. Praveen, M.Com , having more than 14 years of work experience in the field of finance, accounts, administration, audits, statutory compliances, Internal system management and team management. He has played a significant role in various segment of the Industry like Manufacturing Industry, Textile Industry, Service Industry and Banking. He is with team Hiregange from past 4 + years who has played a very important role in the success for the firm which is seen today.

Rajesh Maddi

Rajesh Maddi B.com, ACA, CMA

Rajesh Maddi is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Graduate of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Presently working in the Compliance division of the firm.He regularly contributes articles on service tax, excise and customs to leading in-direct tax journals. He has also completed Indirect tax certification course conducted by ICAI.


Raman Gopal Jamdagni B.com, ACA

"Qualified as chartered accountant in 2015 and currently working at Gurgaon branch of the firm. His articleship has been in the area of Indirect Taxation. Has been doing audit and compliance work in central excise and service tax for many corporates and other entities. He has assisted in updation of E-Book on “Understanding Service Tax Concepts” Presently engaged in studying impact of upcoming GST in India"

Somshekar Reddy

Somshekar Reddy B.com, M.com

Post graduate, working in legal division by “PASSION” and also mentor to trainees. Having vast practical and legal knowledge in the fields of construction and real estate. Expertise drafting skills in the areas of departmental correspondence, reply to show cause notice and appeals at various stages. Specialised in representational work before Settlement Commission. Has written few article on construction and settlement commission. Also a part of MOCK Tribunal conducted at various places by ICAI. Assisted in authoring Book on practical guide to Service Tax – 1st edition.

Venkatanarayana G M

Venkatanarayana G M B.Com

Graduation from Bengaluru University and presently pursuing LLB.

He has work experience of more than 6 years in the field of Indirect Taxation including compliance assistance under Central Excise and Service Tax. Presently, he is working in audit division leading indirect tax audits covering Service Tax, Central Excise, EOU, FTP and Karnataka VAT / CST.

He has authored a booklet on “Reverse charge & Joint charge under Service tax” published by Hiregange Academy. He is regular contributor of articles to news letter published and Excise law times published by Centax publications.

Vasant K. Bhat

Vasant K. Bhat B.com, FCA

B. Com, FCA is Chartered Accountant, having more than 16 years standing in the profession. He conducted many workshops on various matters relating to Central Excise, Service Tax and MVAT. He was co-opted member of Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI during the year 2012. He co-authored the background material for certificate course on Indirect Taxes, e-book on Point of Taxation, published by ICAI and WIRC Reference Manual 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16 published by WIRC of ICAI. He is a faculty on Central Excise and Service Tax. He is also an independent Director and Chairman of audit committee of a Mumbai based pharmaceutical company.

Keshav Murthy D

Keshav Murthy D ACA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2015 and pursuing LLB Bachelor degree. Currently he is an Audit leader & assisting CA Rajesh Kumar T R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in litigation wing.

Has experience of 9 years in Indirect Tax Audits, Compliance and Assistance matters. He is an active contributor of articles to Excise Law Times. He has assisted in writing/updation of ‘Central Excise Made Simple’ and ‘Excise law & Procedure’. Also active member of powerful study circles like ‘Parivarthan’ at Hiregange & Associates.

Sandeep Kumar Baheti

Sandeep Kumar Baheti B.Com, ACA

Chartered Accountant qualified in 2010. He has contributed his articles to ICAI (Indirect Tax Committee) website & to the Newsletter of Hyderabad Branch of ICAI. He is also an active contributor of articles to Excise Law Times Service Tax Review & FTAPCCI. He is also a member of Hyderabad Study Group of IDTC of ICAI.

Presently, he heads the consultancy wing in Hyderabad.

Subba Reddy B

Subba Reddy B B.Sc, ACA, CS

Qualified as a chartered accountant in 2015. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in computers from Acharya Nagarjuna University. He is pursuing his CS. He is currently an active member of the Central Excise wing at Hiregange and Associates (Hyderabad). He contributes articles and also actively engages himself in the preparation of the presentations background materials for various seminars conducted by Hiregange and Associates.

CA Ravi Kumar Somani

CA Ravi Kumar Somani B.Com, ACA, IDTC

Qualified in 2012. Completed his certification course on Indirect Taxes conducted by ICAI. He has authored a book on Indirect Taxes ‘Self study guide to Indirect Taxes' published by Asia Law House. He has given lectures at various professional forums on Service Tax/ GST and is a visiting faculty at NACEN. He is an active contributor of articles in Newsletter of Hyderabad Branch of ICAI and on other professional forums. Presently heading Pune branch of the firm.

CA Shilpi Jain

CA Shilpi Jain BCA, ACA

Qualified in 2008. Her qualifications are B.C.A. and A.C.A. First qualified Chartered Accountant to be part of the Hyderabad branch. Also prepared head notes for case laws reported in ExCus. Presently part of the Litigation wing of the Hyderabad branch.

CA Venkata Prasad

CA Venkata Prasad B.Com, ACA

Qualified as chartered accountant and pursuing LLB. Contributed articles to professional journals like Excise law times, Service tax review, Taxmann etc., Appeared before various tax authorities and assisted CA Sudhir V S in representing before Customs, Excise And Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT). He has also completed Indirect tax certification course conducted by ICAI.

Sudha Rani

Sudha Rani B.Com, LLB, CMA

Sudha Rani V, B.Com, LL.B., and a Cost Accountant. Having more than 7 years of experience in the field of finance, accounts and more than 3 years of experience in the field of Indirect taxation. She is with team Hiregange since 2013. Worked in Consultancy Wing for two years. Presently she is heading Assistance Wing in Hyderabad branch.

She has authored a booklet on ‘Registrations under Indirect Taxes’ . She is regular contributor of articles to 'Hyderabad Circuit' – A news magazine from Hyderabad Chapter of Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Presented papers at seminars.

Ranjni Acharya

Ranjni Acharya CA, LLB

Qualified CA in 2010 and LLB in 2014. Post qualification experience of 4 years being specialization in Indirect Taxes. Formerly worked at KPMG (Gurgaon) for a year. Presently engaged in advisory and litigation wing of the firm. Part of GST analysis team.

Sudha Rani

Nagendra Hegde B.Com, MBA

Nagendra Hegde is a Chartered Accountant, qualified in the year 2016. He has done his Bachelor’s Degree (B.Com) from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore and Master’s Degree (MBA) from Sikkim Manipal University, Bangalore. He has a work experience of over six years including four years in Indirect taxation at Hiregange & Associates. Presently he is working in audit division leading indirect tax audits covering Service Tax, Central Excise, EOU & K-VAT. He is a regular contributor of articles to the monthly E – Newsletter published by Hiregange Academy.