Madhukar N Hiregange, Bengaluru

Madhukar N Hiregange,, FCA, DISA, Passed CISA

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.

Presently serving 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.

Rajesh Kumar T R, Bengaluru

Rajesh Kumar T R,, FCA, LLB

Joined Founder partner in 2002 and along with him, spearheading the growth of the firm since then; created litigation wing and driving the same since last 15 years; comes with unique skills of representing the client in various forums and person with lot of experience and knowledge in all indirect taxes.

Has conceptualized implication under indirect taxation on practical aspects of trade and industry and assisting them in addressing their concerns in these subjects.

Has written contributed to professional and trade community by writing articles on different indirect taxes for various professional and trade journals.

He has jointly authored more than 15 books on Service Tax, K-VAT and GST.

Is a regular faculty on Indirect Taxes for the seminars and certification course organized by ICA; visiting faculty for different colleges. Also invited by NACEN and Tax departments of both Centre and State for training their Officers.

Sudhir VS, Hyderabad

Sudhir VS,, FCA

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.

Akbar Basha, Bengaluru

Akbar Basha,, FCA

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.

Roopa Nayak, Bengaluru

Roopa Nayak,, FCA

Qualified in 2008, she is a Chartered Accountant by profession. She is into consulting and advisory wing of the firm and has advised client across all industries on various issues under Goods and Service Tax (GST) and in other indirect taxes+ providing GST retainership and implementation, and handholding support.

She has Co-authored several books like Central Excise Made Simple (e-book & KSCAA publication), the Background Materials of Certificate Course on Indirect Taxes and Two/Three Days Workshop on Enabling Service Tax Practice and First Cut Background Material on GST. She has also co-authored “Students Handbook on Indirect Taxes” and Handbook on CST.

Currently assisted on GST book. She is an active contributor of articles online to ca club/linked in for 7 years and to various professional institutes such as to ICAI. She is an active speaker in seminars organised by branches and chapters of ICAI and study circles

CA Vasant K. Bhat, Mumbai

CA Vasant K. Bhat, MumbaiB.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.

Ashish Chaudhary, NCR

Ashish Chaudhary,, FCA, CS

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 NCR and international practice of the firm. Prolific speaker addressed more than 100 seminars on indirect taxes across various educational, trade and professional bodies. Have co-authored books on Service Tax and contributed to background material of ICAI on GST and UAE VAT.

He has advised multiple clients in various sectors on various aspects of indirect taxation. Had actively supported more than 25 corporates in successful transition to Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India. Also supported in UAE and KSA VAT implementation to multiple clients in various sectors including construction, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, entertainment, transportation, trading etc.

Anil Kumar Bezwada, Vizag

Anil Kumar Bezwada,, ACA, LLB, CMA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in year 2011. Also a qualified Cost & Management Accountant. Completed his Masters in Law from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He is active contributor of articles to Excise Law Times and Service Tax Review, a leading national tax journal publisher. He takes the coaching classes to CA Final Students. Presently heading Vishakhapatnam branch of Hiregange & Associates.

Mahadev R, Bengaluru

Mahadev R,, ACA

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.

CA Vikram Katariya, Chennai

CA Vikram Katariya, ChennaiBBA, 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.

CA Ravi Kumar Somani, Pune

CA Ravi Kumar Somani,, ACA

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

CA Venkata Prasad, Hyderabad

CA Venkata Prasad,, ACA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant and pursuing LLB. Appears before Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) and various tax authorities. He is a faculty at ICAI and has given lectures at various other professional forums on Service Tax and GST. He is an active contributor of articles in GST Law Times, other professional forums.

CA Shilpi Jain, Hyderabad

CA Shilpi Jain, HyderabadBCA, 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, Hyderabad

Subba Reddy B, HyderabadB.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.