Key Professionals

B S V Murthy

B S V MurthyBachelor 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
CA Vasant K. Bhat

CA Vasant K. BhatB.Com, FCA

Vasant K. Bhat, B. Com, FCA is a Chartered Accountant, having more than 18 years standing in the profession. He conducted many workshops on various matters relating to Central Excise, Service Tax, MVAT and GST. 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 for the published by WIRC of ICAI. Co-Compiler of Background Material on Model GST Law published by ICAI for the training of Govt. officers. He is a faculty on Central Excise, Service Tax and GST.

CA Vikram Katariya

CA Vikram KatariyaBBA, FCA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2010. He has 3 years of experience in Audit division with Deloitte Haskins & Sells and over 2 years of experience in Ernst & Young in the field of Indirect Taxes.

In Practice since 2012, he has extensive exposure in Indirect taxes and Audit, across various sectors including IT/ITES, Manufacturing, Telecom, Hospitality, Healthcare etc. Presently heads Chennai branch of the firm.

K. Praveen

K. PraveenB.com, M.com

K. Praveen, M.Com, (CA), having more than 15 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 6 + years who has played a very important role in the success for the firm which is seen today.

CA Keshav Murthy D

CA Keshav Murthy DB.com, ACA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2015 and pursuing LLB Bachelor degree. Currently,he is asenior manager - Audit & assisting CA Rajesh Kumar T R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in litigation wing.Also faculty at Hiregange Academy.

Has experience of 10 years in Indirect Tax Audits, Compliance and Assistance matters. He also Headed GST impact assessments of various industries.

He is an active contributor of articles to Hiregange Academy newsletter, Excise Law Times.He has assisted in writing/updating of ‘Central Excise Made Simple’, ‘Excise law & Procedure’ and ‘GST Online Book’. Also an active member of powerful study circles like ‘Parivarthan’ at Hiregange & Associates.

CA Akshay M Hiregange

CA Akshay M Hiregange ACA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2016. Currently, he is an Audit Manager & assisting CA Mahadev R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in Audit wing.

Has experience of 3 years in Internal Audits, Compliance and Assistance matters. Also, 1.5 years and counting in Indirect Taxes, directing focus toward GST, including audit and consultancy matters. Have headed GST Impact assessments of various industries such as Automobile, Software, Logistics, Retail, Construction, Education, etc. Assisting CA Rajesh Kumar T R in authoring ‘Practical Guide to GST’. Also member of powerful study circle ‘Akshara’ at Hiregange& Associates.

CA Prakash N

CA Prakash NB.com, ACA, (CS), (LLB), (DISA)

Qualified as a chartered accountant in 2015 having 5 years of continuous experience in Indirect Tax and is pursuing CS, LLB & DISA. Currently a Senior Manager in audit wing of firm with practical exposure. 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.

Currently assisting CA Madhukar N Hiregange & K S Naveen Kumar on a book “GST Law and Practice, covering issues and solutions” to be published by Wolters Kluwer in near future. 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.

Venkatanarayana G.M

Venkatanarayana G.MB.com

Has graduated from Bangalore University and pursuing LLB. Currently, he is senior manager - Audit & assisting CA Mahadev R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in Audit wing.

Has experience of 8+ years in the field of Indirect Tax including compliance assistance under Central excise and Service tax in M/s Hiregange & Associates, Chartered Accountants.

He also headed GST impact assessments of various industries Pharma industry, Agriculture, Aerospace and Automobile etc.

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

He is also an active member of powerful study circles like “Parivarthan” at Hiregange & Associates.

Somshekar Reddy G

Somshekar Reddy GB.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. Specialized 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.

CA Shilpi Jain

CA Shilpi JainBCA, 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. She is one of the Faculties of the Indirect Tax Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and is a regular faculty at the ICAI. She has also contributed articles on GST in STR published by CENTAX publications. Currently working as a Senior Manager at Hiregange & Associates, Hyderabad and involved in GST research. She heads the GST Core team of Hiregange, Hyderabad

Subba Reddy B

Subba Reddy BB.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 heading Audit & Assistance division of Hiregange and Associates (Hyderabad). He contributes articles and also actively engages himself in the giving trainings to the clients and industry on GST.

Sandeep Kumar Baheti

Sandeep Kumar BahetiB.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. He is one of the selected faculties from Faculty Identification Program organized by ICAI, Indirect Tax Committee and has presented paper on service tax & GST at various forums.

CA Raman Gopal Jamdagni

CA Raman Gopal JamdagniB.Com, ACA

Chartered accountant qualified in 2015 and currently working at Gurgaon branch of the “Hiregange & Associates”, chartered accountant firm. His core competencies have been in the area of Indirect Tax and has been doing audit and compliance work in central excise and service tax for many corporates and other entities. He has assisted many corporates for implementation and transition to GST. He presently handles the GST/IDT related review, audit and assistance matters at the Gurgaon branch of the firm. He has been empanelled as a GST faculty by ICAI.

CA Ranjni Rao Acharya

CA Ranjni Rao AcharyaB.Com, ACA, LLB

Qualified CA in 2010 and LLB in 2014. She has a post qualification experience of 5 years in Indirect Taxes which also includes a year at KPMG (Gurgaon). She also imparted IDT coaching to CA (IPCC and Final) and CS professional students for 2 years.

She presently handles the GST/IDT related advisory and litigation matters at the Gurgaon branch of the firm. She has been empanelled as a GST faculty by ICAI. She is a part of the GST study group formed by ICAI for the State of Haryana and has also actively contributed to analysis of GST laws as published in the ‘Background Material on GST Acts and Rules 2017’ by ICAI.

CA Nagendra Hegde

CA Nagendra HegdeB.Com, MBA,ACA

CA. Nagendra Hegde [B.com, MBA, ACA]: Nagendra Hegde is a Chartered Accountant, qualified in May 2016. He has work experience of over seven years including five years in Indirect taxation at H&A. Presently working in Mumbai division of the firm. He has written a booklet on “Mechanism of Cenvat Credit and the Impact under GST” published by Hiregange Academy.

CA Pradeep V

CA Pradeep VB.com, ACA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012. In the field of consulting since 2012, he has extensive experience in the field of audit and taxation. Presently part of the Chennai branch of the firm.

CA Sowmya Murthy

CA Sowmya MurthyB.com, FCA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002, she has past experience in Big4 consulting firms with varied exposure in the areas of Audit and International Taxation. Presently part of the Chennai branch of the firm.

CA Rajesh Maddi

CA Rajesh MaddiACA, Grad. CMA, Grad. CS

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 & Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He completed Indirect tax certification course conducted by ICAI. He is an outstanding performer throughout his academics and secured All India Ranks. Currently working as a Senior Manager at Hiregange & Associates, Visakhapatnam. He is an active contributor of articles to Excise Law Times (ELT), Service Tax Review (STR) and other leading websites relating to various indirect tax topics.