Founder partner of the firm qualified in 1987 and currently heading the consultancy and review divisions of the firm. Has long standing experience of specializing in Indirect Taxation. Follows problem solving and value additive approach in the practical business environment.
Jointly Authored 18 books on GST, Central Excise, Service Tax, Central Sales Tax, Karnataka VAT and Excise / Service Tax audit. Associated with few CAs across India as mentor. Delivered apporx. 800 sessions on various topics under Indirect Tax. Shared more than 10,000 online replies.
Served as Central Council Member of ICAI for the term 2016-19 with a vision:
To enhance the credibility of the profession,
Strengthen the professional in practice and employment,
Make the course less painful while increasing the quality of the student coming out.
Involved in efforts to make the Indirect Tax laws in India simple, certain and fair and creating an awareness of the employment and earning potential of knowledge of Indirect Taxes in India.
Believes in value based practice and life.
Chartered Accountant, qualified in 2006 done his Entrepreneurship development Programme at Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIM-A) and presently heading Hyderabad Branch of the firm. He has served across all industries specialisation being real estate sector. He is actively involved in contributing articles for professional institutes like ICAI, ICSI, AIFTP and branches of ICAI and has also presented papers at professional seminars.
He has co-authored a "Practical Guide to Service Tax" published by Bharat Law House and jointly co-authored "How to tackle Service Tax Problems". Has been contributing to books on GST. He is a faculty at NACEN & NATFM.
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009, presently engaged in representation services before CESTAT and Quasi-Judicial Authorities and also leads pre and post GST refund compliance wing. He mentors CS and CWA students in the subject of Financial management and Indirect Taxes.
He has Co-authored Service Tax Made Simple, KSCAA Publication. He is active speaker in various topics of GST, organized by various forums and also lead training sessions for various CA firms in the areas of GST, Service tax and Central Excise. He has also contributed articles to various on-line forums.
Qualified in 2008, she is a Chartered Accountant by profession. She is in charge for consulting and advisory support services divisions of the firm and has advised client across industries on various issues under Goods and Service Tax (GST) and in other indirect taxes+ providing GST implementation, and handholding support.
She has co-authored several books under GST like A Practical Guide to GST on Real Estate Industry [3rd edition], A Practical Guide to GST on Textile Industry [2 editions], GST Audit Handbook Government Perspective.
Also coauthored Central Excise Made Simple, Handbook on Central Sales tax, Students Handbook on Indirect taxes, ICAI Background Material [BGM] of Certificate Course on Indirect Taxes of ICAI and the author of the 2/3 days ST enabler course conducted by ICAI.
She is an active contributor of articles online to CA Club/Linked In for close to 15 years and to newsletters of various professional institutes such as to ICAI. She is an active speaker in seminars/webinars organised by branches and chapters of ICAI and study circles and various other forums
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.
Chartered accountant qualified in November 2009 having meritorious academic background with All India 27th Rank in CA Final, 12th Rank in CA PE II and 22nd rank in CS Final. Leading advisory, litigation and audit division of the firm for NCR region. He has exposure to international taxation and has actively contributed in implementation of VAT in Dubai and KSA.
He has been special inviitee of Indirect Tax Committe of ICAI during 2016-19 and recognised faculty of ICAI for taking certification course on IDT for ICAI. Prolific speaker having addressed more than 150 seminars on indirect taxes across various educational, trade and professional bodies. Have co-authored books on Central Excise, Service Tax and GST and contributed to background material and other publications of of ICAI on GST and UAE VAT.
He has advised multiple clients in various sectors on various aspects of indirect taxation including construction, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, entertainment, transportation, trading etc.
Is a Chartered Accountant by profession, qualified in the year 2011 & Partner in Hiregange & Associates LLP. Also, a qualified Cost & Management Accountant. He completed his Post Graduation in Law from Andhra University Campus in Business Laws.
He is specialized in consultation, audit and litigation in GST, Customs, Excise, Service Tax including Foreign Trade Policy, EOU’s and SEZ’s. He appears before all GST authorities under Indirect Taxes, Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) to represent tax payers.
Presently he is Director & Managing Committee member of The Vizagapatam Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the term 2020-22 & 2022-2024. Also, Director & Managing Committee member of Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FAPCI). Resource person for GST issues for various Trade Chambers & Export Promotion Councils.
Co-opted Member of Co-ordination Committee of ICITSS and AICITSS of SIRC of ICAI for year 2022-2023.
Mahadev R is a Chartered Accountant qualified in November 2011 and presently heading audit division of the firm. He has developed a strong understanding of practical application of Indirect Tax laws to business.
Suggesting workable models and standard operating procedures for compliance under Indirect Tax including GST.
He is an active contributor of articles for Excise Law Times, KSCAA and in various online forum. He is active speaker in various forums. He has assisted the authors of ‘Central Excise Made Simple’ and ‘Practical guide to Service tax’. He is also active member of powerful study circles like ‘Akshay Study Circle.
Vikram Katariya qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the year 2010 and a Commerce graduate from Loyola College, Chennai
He has three years of experience in Deloitte Haskins & Sells in the Audit & Assurance Division and two plus years of experience in Ernst & Young in Indirect Taxes. In Practice since 2012, he has extensive exposure in Indirect taxes and Audit, across various sectors including IT/ITES, Manufacturing, Insurance, Telecom, Hospitality, Healthcare etc. Currently heads the Chennai Branch of the Firm. He had led the task of smooth transition to GST for renowned Corporate Clients in the field of IT, Healthcare, Automobile, Sugar, NBFC and Petrochemicals.
He has co-authored the book on New and Simplified Returns. He had also contributed to the Handbook on Annual Return and Audit under GST, which was published by Swastik’s Publications. He is also a regular speaker at various Seminars and Corporate Tax Forums, on GST related matters.
Qualified as Chartered Accountant in the year 2012 and is pursuing LLB. He practices exclusively in the area of GST, Customs and Foreign Trade Policy. He has performed indirect tax reviews across varied sectors and has guided clients on transactional structuring, workable business models, developing systems and processes for compliance under Indirect Taxes including GST. He has given lectures at various professional forums on Service Tax/ GST. Written various analytical and issue based articles on important matters concerning Indirect taxes. Has authored couple of books in Indirect Taxes ‘Practical Guide to GST Audit and Certification’ published by Bloomsbury and ‘Self study guide to Indirect Taxes' published by Asia Law House. A regular contributor of articles in Newsletters issued by ICAI, MCCIA, GST Law Times. Heads the Pune Branch of the firm.
A Fellow Chartered Accountant and completed Bachelor of law from Osmania University. Appears before Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) and various Tax authorities. He is a faculty at ICAI, NACIN (training wing of Central GST), NI-MSME and has given lectures at various other trade & professional forums. He is a member and active participant of GST study circle at ICAI-Hyderabad branch. He is an active contributor of articles in ICAI Hyderabad monthly newsletter, GST law times, Taxguru, TMI, Caclubindia, and other professional forums. He is part of various books written on Service tax, GST.
Qualified as a CA in 2008 and the first qualified to be part of the Hyderabad branch. She is a regular faculty at ICAI, various trade forums and for the firm seminars. She also had the trained the trainers of the BFSI SSC of India under the PM Kaushal Vikas Yojna of NSDC. She contributes articles on GST in the publications of CENTAX and various online forums. Currently heading the Advisory & Assistance divisions at Hiregange & Associates, Hyderabad.
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 division of Hiregange and Associates at Hyderabad. He contributes articles and actively engages himself in the giving trainings to the clients and industry on GST.
Rajesh Maddi is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an associate member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Also a qualified Company Secretary. He is an outstanding performer throughout his academics and secured All India Ranks. He is one of the faculties of GST training selected by the Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI. He was also a member of user acceptance test (UAT) team of GSTN (Goods & service tax Network). He has headed various GST impact assessments on various industries during the implementation of GST. He is an active contributor of articles to GST Law Times and other leading websites relating to various indirect tax topics.
Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012. He is part of the Chennai branch of the Firm and his core area of specialization are FTP, Refunds and Compliances. In the field of consulting since 2012, he also has extensive experience in the field of audit and taxation. He has headed the GST review and audit assignments for clients across various industries, including Automobile, ITES and NBFC. He was also part of the GST implementation project for various Corporate clients across various Sectors.
He is also a speaker and has presented on various topics on GST in seminars and corporate tax forums. He has also contributed to a book on “New and simplified returns” under GST.
Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2016. He is a Partner of the Audit & Assistance wing at a multi-locational firm in India. He has experience of over 3 years in Internal Audits, Compliance & Assistance and Indirect Taxes, and in the past 5 years directing focus toward GST, including audit and consultancy matters. He has headed GST Impact Assessments of various industries such as Automobile, Software, Manufacture, Logistics, Retail, Construction, Education, Job Work, Charitable Trusts, etc. He has also undertaken GST trainings for corporate clients, and has been invited by ICAI as a speaker on GST on multiple occasions. Co-author of ‘Due Diligence under Indirect Tax’ booklet.Also a member of powerful study circle ‘Artha’. A regular contributor to GST articles and replies to KSCAA, CA Club India, TaxGuru.
Gagan Kedia qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the year 2011 and as a Company Secretary in the year 2010.
He has two years of experience in Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Bangalore in the International Tax Division catering to Tax Advisory & Litigation needs of global retail conglomerates and I.T. giants. Passionate about his profession, he has been a very active member of the training teams in Deloitte at a pan India level. He has also conducted various trainings with big corporate houses in the area of Taxation & Accounting
In Practice since 2013, he has extensive exposure in Indirect taxes, across various sectors including IT/ITES, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Real Estate etc. He has addressed more than 200 seminars on indirect taxes across various professional & trade bodies across India. He is also engaged in training of GST officers in the state of West Bengal. Inducted as a faculty under the Indirect Tax Committee of ICAI for GST trainings organised by the Institute. He has also contributed to the Handbook on Annual Return and Audit under GST, which was published by ICAI. Currently heading the Kolkata Branch of the Firm.