SBC is an entrepreneurial tax consulting and CA firm run by a dynamic team of young professionals who are Big 4 alumni. Team SBC shares a common objective of building a new-age professional services organization that does consult within and beyond borders. SBC provides tax, consulting, audit, financial advisory & CA services in India to clients within and beyond borders spanning multiple industries.

With local connections and expertise with a global outlook and capabilities, SBC believes in providing holistic Tax Consulting solutions to clients tailored to meet business objectives and address the most complex challenges while being robust, scalable, and sustainable from a tax, legal, and regulatory perspective standpoint. SBC refers to one or more Steadfast Business Consulting LLP (LLPIN: AAL-1503), a Hyderabad-based Limited Liability Partnership, and its network of member firms, branches, and affiliates.

Our motto as the best tax consulting & CA firm in India is to provide quality, timely, and best services to our clients so that they can make the right decisions at the right time.

Our Milestones

  1. Transforming your business through expertise and technology

    Completed the incubation period and established a blueprint and vision for the next 5 years.

  2. Moved to a dedicated space with a proficient team of 23. Gained 10+ global clients and successfully extended our services to Vizag and Delhi with 250 clients.

    Transforming your business through expertise and technology
  3. Transforming your business through expertise and technology

    Team size increased to 75 and ventured into the back-office service segment. Established associate representatives in Dubai and Singapore Branch spread to Guntur, Vijayawada, Chennai, Bangalore with a client base of 400.

  4. Expanded to a 6000 square fit premise with a team of 120 plus and a client base of 1000+ Back office services with enhanced geographical penetration – UAE, US, UK, and the Netherlands. Initiated IT workforce management and IT solutions.

    Transforming your business through expertise and technology
  5. Transforming your business through expertise and technology

    Global presence – established SBC LLC, USA leveraging competencies to execute transactions across sectors and geographies. Our Seamless consulting and collaboration solutions enhanced competence and Target execution that helped in establishing business desks in US, Japan, Singapore, China, UK and Netherlands.

  6. Expansion of SBC Tax Consulting Firm -Establish presence in multiple core cities in India – Extend service lines to include core litigation and outsourcing divisions – Expand services to offer assurance, GCC, and VCFO services

  7. Successfully established a global subsidiary in UAE, marking a major milestone for SBC Global Vision in GCC and Gulf region expansion – Performing corporate tax impact assessments and implementation for 100+ major groups in UAE – Launched transfer pricing planning, benchmarking, and structuring services for UAE inbound and outbound structures.

Awards

10 Most Promising International Corporate Consultants

2019

Consultants Review

10 Most Promising HR Consulting & Outsourcing Service Providers

2020

Silicon India

An Indian Finance, Tax & Backoffice Initiative That Offers Global Services.

2021

Forbes

Our Vision, Purpose And Values

MISSION & VISION

To be the adviser of choice to middle-market leaders.

PURPOSE

To deliver The Power of Being Understood to our clients, colleagues and communities.

VALUES

As a network, we underpin our brand with VALUES that are integral to the way we act.

Leadership

CA Mithilesh Sai Sannareddy

Transfer Pricing & Intl. Taxation, Business Advisory & Litigation

Mithilesh has over 13 years of management and consultancy experience in assisting clients on Taxation, Transfer Pricing, Regulatory matters, Advisory and Litigation. Mithilesh’ s expertise and experience include Transfer Pricing – Advisory, Documentation, Representation, filing Advance Pricing Agreements (APA- Bilateral and Unilateral) Applications and related assignments, Global Transfer Pricing Review for MNEs, Planning & Implementation of BEPS three-tier documentation, International Tax Inbound and Outbound advisory, Advisory in the areas of Indian Taxation, International Tax and the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) – US, UK and Singapore Taxation, Advising clients on managing their tax structures including outbound investments, Evaluation of alternative cross border operating structures for MNEs, Transaction tax and Corporate tax advisory services to clients in Technology, Pharma, Construction and Real Estate Industry in relation to Tax, FEMA, SEBI and Stamp Duty regulations, Tax due diligence for various listed and unlisted clients and Laising with statutory authorities, bankers, lawyers, company secretaries for various clients.

Mithilesh has represented more than 50 Tribunal appeals before Hyderabad ITAT and made more than 100 CIT(A) and DRP filings and representations. Mithilesh is a Chartered Accountant and Lawyer by profession. He also holds Certification in International Taxation and Forensic Audit. He is a key resource person of SICASA for International Taxation & Transfer Pricing matters. Mithilesh is a secretary of Hyderabad Chartered Accountants Association (HCAS).

CA Balaram Vuchidi

Managing Partner at Spectrum Auditing (Dubai).

Balaram started his career with Price Waterhouse Coopers in 2003 and then worked with KPMG Dubai in 2006 & then in Deloitte India office till 2012. Later Joined Lamprell Energy Ltd, Dubai in 2012 for 3 years till May 2015.

  • Accomplished trainer on Value Added Tax (VAT) for UAE Region
  • Conducted over 200 sessions on UAE VAT law.
  • Led team in re-engineering Financial System and Processes for prominent UAE-based Groups.
  • Leading advisor for medium-sized companies in Dubai
  • Managing partner of Dubai office offering assurance and non-assurance services to corporates
  • Well-established auditing and accounting firm in the UAE
  • Provides valued services in Audit, Assurance, Accounting, VAT, and Advisory Services
  • Specializes in free zones and mainland entities.

CA Naveenkumar Kabraa

• Advisor to Business • Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

CA Naveenkumar Kabraa Worked at senior level roles across multiple organizations for over 18 years, Started career with Price Waterhouse Coopers in Assurance division in India and the UK.

  • Transitioned into mainstream finance with companies like Damac Properties, Drake and Scull, Al Nasr Contracting LLC
  • Focused on consultancy in the last 4 years, specializing in Tax and Business Advisory including VAT Advisory and Corporate Finance

Expertise in:

  • Providing financial & business leadership
  • Offering strategic consultation and guidance
  • Conducting internal audits
  • Implementing cost control measures for improvement in top-line and bottom-line
  • Raising funds with strong relations with banks in UAE and abroad
  • IPO assistance with full knowledge of the entire IPO process
  • Dealing with banks, lawyers, auditors, and analysts

Ravi Kiran Vadlamani

Assurance & Risk Advisory

Ravi possesses over 25 years of experience, including nearly 13 years with Big4 firms, specializing in public accounting, assurance, and advisory services for multinational SEC registered Foreign Private Issuers. As the CEO and Founder Director of BE Sharp Consulting, he focuses on accounting standards implementation, ICFR (COSO framework), financial statements preparation, and periodic report assistance.

Ravi previously worked at Deloitte LLP in London, where he was part of the Global IFRS and Offerings Services (GIOS), contributing to international clients’ public and non-public offerings in the U.S. and advising on IFRS adoption. With expertise in U.S. GAAP, IFRS, and SEC regulations, Ravi has facilitated training sessions and participated in various technical accounting projects, including U.S. IPOs and secondary offerings. His extensive audit experience covers PCAOB Standards, U.S. GAAS, and Indian GAAS. Having served in London, New York, and Shanghai, Ravi is well-versed in the global nuances of business.

Prior to his London secondment, he was a Senior Manager with GIOS in Hyderabad, India, overseeing the Health Sciences and Government vertical at the External Audit practice for U.S. engagement teams. Ravi joined Deloitte & Touche in 2005, following over five years in the Assurance practice at Lovelock & Lewes, a PricewaterhouseCoopers member firm, supporting the Global Capital Markets Group (GCMG).

Ravi is a qualified Chartered Accountant (1999), Cost and Management Accountant (1997) from India and passed his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam from Colorado State Board of Accountancy, USA in 2006.

CA Balakrishnam Voruganti

Outsourcing support, Compliance & Advisory Services

Balakrishnam possesses over 13 years of experience in assisting clients on Auditing, Taxation, Shared Service Center Setup, Outsourcing assignments, Business Analysis, System Study and Setup, Management Reporting, Financial Reporting, Accounting systems and Procedures, Business redesigning in accordance with effective internal controls. In addition, he carries expertise in IFRS, IND AS, IGAAP Compliances and Reporting.

Balakrishnam was previously associated with Big 4 in Audit and Assurance division where handled Statutory Audits, Tax Audits and Transaction Audits. He also carries Industry experience having serviced as Country head of a reputed MNC where he was involved in heading the Finance Team on the day-to-day activities and business decision making, lead Shared Service Center and was liaising with Stakeholders.

Balakrishnam is a Chartered Accountant (CA), Cost and Management Accountant (CMA), Completed Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Holds Certification on Diploma in Information Systems Audit (DISA) and a Commerce Graduate (B. Com). He contributes his opinion at various professional forums and many articles.

 

CA PREETY REDDY

Valuations, Virtual CFO Services

Preeti has over 10 years of experience in Valuations & Financial Modeling, Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting & Variance Analysis and Virtual CFO services. Preeti has handled a vast clientele engaged in Technology, Industrial, Financial Services and FMCG industries.

Being a Chartered Accountant by profession, Preeti is specialized in providing valuation services to both global clients and clients in India, covering an entire spectrum of Valuations which includes Valuations of Enterprises, Financial Instruments, Intangibles, Tangibles, Valuation for Financial Reporting purposes (IND AS, IFRS & US GAAP), Valuations for Statutory and Regulatory purposes under Income Tax, RBI, SEBI, Takeover Code, ESOP, Companies Act, FDI Valuation.

Preeti was earlier associated with Big4 in the Transaction Tax Division. She also headed the Finance department of FMCG company, where she supervised the finance team on operations and strategic decision-making. 

Bikash Prasad

Director of the Board of various MNCs

Bikash is a co-founder of ARP Advisory LLP. He has over 12 years of consulting experience of which 6 years has been with a Big 4 consulting firm

He is a B.Com graduate from Calcutta University and an Associate Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, UK

His area of expertise includes advising MNC’s and Indian Corporates on Corporate Law, SEBI and FEMA related matters

He has effectively led and managed various corporate assignments on setting up of entities, capital structure management, restructuring, conversion of entity, meeting management, alteration of charter documents, change in composition of the Board, infusion of funds, liquidation of entities, advisory and implementation of CSR, advisory on loans, investments and related party transactions, advisory and implementation of ESOP, due diligence, SME IPO, establishing corporate and regulatory processes and compliances under Foreign Direct Investment Policy of India

He also serves as a Director of the Board of various MNCs

CA Praneeth Narahari

Transfer Pricing, Virtual CFO Services & Valuations

Praneeth is a multifaceted practitioner having over 6 years of experience in Transfer Pricing, Income Tax and Valuation matters. Praneeth is a Transfer Pricing specialist advising MNE clients on Three-tier Documentation, TP Litigation Support & Representations, Structuring of complex inter-company transactions, Alternate Dispute Resolution (APA, MAP and SHR), BEPS Advisory and Valuations for arm’s length determination for TP purposes. Praneeth has handled vast clientele engaged in manufacturing, distribution and services activities across a wide spectrum of industries like Technology, Pharma & Healthcare, Industrial, Financial Services and Consumer.

Praneeth was previously associated with a Big 4 firm in Transfer Pricing & International Taxation domain. Praneeth is a Chartered Accountant (CA) by profession along with an accompanying arsenal of being a Cost and Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) – all levels cleared, Certified Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA®) and a Commerce Graduate (B.Com). Praneeth is an All-India Rank Holder in CMA Inter and CMA Final examinations. Over the course of his professional career, Praneeth has been a regular contributor for various forums and associations by contributing articles, participating and moderating training sessions and webinars.

CA Rajesh Vaishnav

Direct Taxation, Regulatory

Rajesh has over 5 years of experience in the Indian Tax & Regulatory arena. He has focused experience in Indian Income-tax litigation and compliance, including International Tax, Withholding Tax, FEMA, and FDI-related advisory. His other experience areas include Due Diligence, Statutory and Tax Audits. Rajesh has assisted clientele across various sectors, especially in Manufacturing, Technology and Pharma Industries.

Rajesh was earlier associated with Big4 and has assisted various MNCs on complex litigation and advisory matters viz., PE determination for foreign companies in India, Royalty, FTS, and other diverse issues arising from DTAA. During his stint in Big4, he has been recognized for being intellectually stimulating and entrepreneurial. Rajesh is a Chartered Accountant and holds Certification in Transformational Leadership. His other areas of interest include Stock, Crypto, and Money markets research & analysis. In addition, he is fond of teaching and writing articles on Tax and Accounts related topics.

Anand Vemuganti

APAC & MENA – Transfer pricing Lead TPI LAB India

Anand has more than decade of experience as a global transfer pricing professional and is a qualified TP specialist. He worked for several years as Transfer pricing manager/technology lead for both PWC and Deloitte based out of Africa and MiddleEast and has hands on experience on advising clients on projects such as TP policy design, value chain analysis model reviews, APA filings, documentation. Anand also worked for Thomson Reuters India as an economist in their Transfer Pricing division.

 

Anand has assisted large number of multinationals with global transfer pricing documentation, preparing them for potential transfer pricing audits and queries in their respective local jurisdictions. He has advised multinationals on their transfer pricing planning and selection of tax strategy to be applied for their business restructuring efforts.

 

He also assisted in planning and advisory services such as formulation of TP policies for various intra-group services related to manufacturing, trading, technology, media & communication sectors, preparation of health check reports in highlighting risks on deviation from current available contracts to economic substance in place, defending and preparing documentation strategies in case of centralized or principal structures and loss making situations.

 

He is experienced in developing benchmarking studies and economic analysis, using several databases such as Eikon, OneSource, ktMINE, Orbis, Royalty Stat, Loan connector, Moody’s Risc calc.

 

He Holds a Master degree in law of financial services and capital markets and Bachelor degree in Economics hons along with passing Transfer pricing certification paper – part of ADIT Course from Chartered Institute of Taxation, United Kingdom- June 2018 Exam.

Rahul K

Co secretary Services

Rahul is a Manager at ARP Advisory LLP. He has over 6 years of experience of which 2 years has been with a Big 4 consulting firm

He is a B.Com graduate from Karnataka University and an Associate Member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

His professional journey includes a notable year-long secondment with one of the leading portfolio companies of a private equity investor based in real-estate. In addition to his expertise in corporate law, Rahul is well-versed in SEBI compliances and FEMA compliances. This diverse skill set showcases his proficiency in navigating complex regulatory landscapes and contributing effectively to various aspects of his field

CA Rishabh Agarwal

Practice areas International Taxation Transfer Pricing

Rishabh Agarwal is a distinguished Chartered Accountant, achieving an impressive All-India Rank of 50 in his CA Final exams. He specializes in range of areas and holds excellent and diverse expertise Direct taxes, International Taxation, and Transfer Pricing, refining his expertise through both professional practice and academic pursuits:

  • Intra-group Transactions Structuring involving financial arrangements, intra-group services, intangibles, business transfer arrangements, etc.
  • Group and MNE’s TP policy setting
  • Inter-company agreements review
  • Benchmarking
  • Three-tier Documentation (Local File, Master File & CbCR)
  • Tax Controversy Management
  • International Taxation and BEPS Assessment & Advisory.
  • Tax Structuring

In 2022, he earned his LL.M degree in International Taxation from the esteemed Vienna University of Economics and Business, showcasing his dedication to advancing his knowledge in the field. Recognizing his proficiency, he was appointed as a co-opted member of the International Tax Committee of the NIRC of the ICAI for the year 2021-22.

Rishabh has excelled in exams such as The Post Qualification Diploma in International Taxation by the ICAI, consistently ranking among the top performers. His expertise is further evidenced by his contributions to esteemed journals specializing in international taxes and his authorship of chapters in significant publications, including “Justice, Equality and Tax Law” by Linde Verlag (Germany) and the ICAI Background Material on UAE Corporate Tax.

An avid educator, Rishabh frequently delivers lectures on international taxation and transfer pricing at conferences and other platforms. Presently, he serves as a practicing Chartered Accountant, offering specialized advisory services in Transfer Pricing and International Tax.

CA Rupesh Reddy

Expertise: Indirect Taxation, Virtual CFO Services

Rupesh has over 3 years of experience in GST, Virtual CFO Services and various Regulatory Compliances. His core expertise lies in assisting clients across various industries on GST compliances, refund and litigation support, End to end Statutory and Regulatory Compliances and Financial Reporting Advisory. He also handles Statutory and Tax Audits of clientele mainly engaged in Pharma, Manufacturing, IT & ITeS. Rupesh is also specialized in advising clients on Labor Law matters.

Rupesh is Chartered Accountant by profession. He contributes articles on Indirect Taxation and Labor Law related topics.

CA Srikanth Kolla

Outsourcing Support Compliance & Advisory Services

Srikanth is having over 7+ years of experience in Big4s and Titan in the field of indirect taxation. He is a CA by profession and he handled clients from various industries. He is also expert in VAT, Service tax and Excise laws.

His core competencies and areas of expertise include:

  • GST advisory, end to end compliances and handling litigation cases with vast experience of dealing complex matters in GST, tax planning and assurance.
  • Handled GST refund under various schemes/ methods under GST.
  • Representation before various levels of GST authorities till Commissioner level and handling GST litigation practice.
  • Handled various investigations and audits from C&AG and DGGSTI
  • Advising and assisting clients in filings writs before High Courts for immediate relief
  • Implemented various softwares to automate the GST compliances (e-way bill, e-invoice, real-time reconciliation) to minimise the tax loss due to non-compliances.
  • Advising clients on tax structing to minimise the ITC accumulation and maximise the cash flow savings.
  • Preparation of GST Impact Assessment/ implementation report for clients from various industries
  • Comprehensive review of business operations to identify compliance gaps and conducting detailed indirect tax reviews both of the sell side & buy side.
  • Review of prices and margins of large public limited company with respect to Anti-profiteering clauses under GST
  • Implementation of VAT in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Various compliances under both SEZ and STPI regulations including exit from STPI scheme and set-up of SEZ units.
  • Review of import process of large private limited company with respect to SAFTA, AIFTA, etc. benefits availed.
  • Implementation of various duty saving schemes under customs including MOOWR, advance authorisation, EPCG, etc.

Krishna Tungam

Virtual CFO Services Direct Taxation Accounting Compliances

Krishna Tungam boasts over a decade of professional expertise spanning accounting, audit, assurance, compliance, and labor affairs. Renowned for his adeptness in cultivating robust client relationships and consistently offering astute solutions, he is highly regarded in his field.

With a diverse clientele encompassing manufacturing, trading, and service sectors across industries such as Technology, Pharma & Healthcare, Industrial, and Consumer, Krishna adeptly manages the following:

  • Virtual CFO Services
  • Finance, tax, and regulatory outsourcing of specific issues for multinational enterprises (MNEs) across various Indian jurisdictions.
  • Industry-specific accounting alignment with Accounting Standards
  • Preparation of financial statements compliant with Indian GAAP, and navigating diverse compliance obligations for companies.
  • Assisting clients in payroll structuring and ensuring adherence to labor acts and compliance mandates.

His nuanced grasp of intricate legal and regulatory frameworks underscores his meticulous approach to compliance matters. Krishna is go getter and does the work with accuracy providing confidence and reliability to the core VCFO groups being served at SBC.

CA Harikrishna Pothulolla

Direct Tax Litigation Direct Tax Compliances Virtual CFO Services

Harikrishna Pothulolla is a versatile professional and a Chartered Accountant by profession. He specializes in managing Corporate Tax and Individual Income Tax affairs, demonstrating proficiency in supporting multinational corporations (MNCs) and foreign companies in meeting compliance requirements and timely reporting.

Harikrishna has more than 6 years of extensive experience in dealing with the following core issues:

  • Direct Tax Compliance Management
  • Direct Tax Controversy Management across forums diverse forums, including Jurisdiction, Commissioner Appeals, Tribunal and the High Court(s).
  • Virtual CFO services
  • Handling multifaceted Tax litigation
  • Conducting Tax and Financial Due Diligence
  • Overseeing Statutory and Tax Audits across sectors
  • Navigating tax disputes arising from uncommon circumstances including search and seizure, investigation and international tax disputes.

With a diverse clientele spanning industries such as manufacturing, software, and hospitality services, Harikrishna has developed expertise in sectors including Technology, Pharma & Healthcare, Industrial, Financial Services, Electronics, and Consumer Goods.

CA Shahill Kumar

Forensic & Risk Advisory

Shahill Kumar is a proficient individual with a decade of experience in the field of Risk Management, Internal Audit, Audit and Assurance, Financial control, IT controls, Business Consulting, and Process Control Review. He is CA, CISA (US) & ISO 27001 Lead Auditor. His core competency lies in the field of Statutory and Internal Audit having handled various clientele engaged in Manufacturing, Logistic, Financial Services, Technology and Real Estate Industries. He carries expertise in Book Keeping, iGAAP Compliances and Reporting.

Shahill has a true passion for his work, particularly when it comes to forensic and fact-finding jobs. He has a keen eye for detail and is always looking for new and innovative ways to help clients mitigate their risks and protect their businesses. Additionally, he is passionate about training and has extensive experience in conducting workshops and seminars to help others in his field.

With his extensive experience, Shahill has had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest names in the business, including a well-known Indian audit firm who is also CERT-In empaneled based in Chennai. This experience has given him a deep understanding of the complexities of risk management and business consulting and has allowed him to develop a wealth of knowledge that he brings to every project he undertakes.

He handles continuously Internal audit both process & compliance driven, Internal Financial Control audits, SOX reviews, ITGC/ITAC assignments, Information Security Audits, Forensic audits. Additionally, he provide business consulting and end-to-end support in routine business operations.

CA Akash Jain

International & Corporate Taxation

Akash is a highly qualified and experienced professional in the field of International Taxation. Akash holds a Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification, as well as a Diploma in International Tax. He is passionate about both Domestic and International Taxation and has spent over a decade in the field.

Currently he is into the International Tax Division, Akash has been instrumental in developing and implementing robust tax planning strategies for clients. Throughout his career, Akash has consistently demonstrated exceptional analytical skills, attention to detail, and a passion for delivering value-added services to clients.

He has a proven track record of advising clients on Cross-border Transactions, Transfer Pricing & Deal advisory, Tax compliance and reporting and advising Tax Optimization strategies for clients.

Akash’s success in his role can be attributed to his qualities as an Independent, Calm, and Creative Professional who has good skill of Interpretation of Tax Laws. He make himself available and able for supporting in management of routine business operation like book hygiene, Taxa compliance and other MIS information’s of a company. He encourages his team members to develop their skills and knowledge base, creating an environment where they feel supported and encouraged to take on new challenges.

CA Sunny Jain

GST | SEZ | FTP / Incentives

CA Sunny Jain, Partner in the firm, has rich and diverse professional experience of over 15 years to his credit. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi, he qualified as chartered accountant in year 2008. He has obtained Diploma in Information Systems Audit (‘DISA’), Diploma in Insurance Risk management  ( DIRM) and specializations/ certification in GST space from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, He is also a law graduate (LLB) from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

Mr. Jain specializes in consulting and operating experience in varied settings with an entrepreneurial mindset and creatively advised clients in the areas of Indirect Taxation, Corporate law, RBI & FEMA matters etc. His ability to understand the business environment coupled with sound financial and accounting background has enable him to specialize in tax and corporate matters.  Mr. Jain regularly represents clients before various statutory authorities viz Central Board of In-Direct Taxes, Directorate General of GST Intelligence(DGGI), RBI (Fema laws), Dispute Resolution Panel, Company law Board, National Company Law Tribunal etc.

In addition to the above, he is also a securities and financial asset valuer registered under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016.  He is advising corporate entities in Business restructuring , distress management and formulating plans for their revival.

MANISH MENDIRATTA

Direct Taxation

Mr. Manish is an experienced tax consultant and has been a member of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India with a varied experience of around 12 years and has been focussed on providing
tax and regulatory services to big corporate players with a particular emphasis on direct taxation. He
served in the field of corporate taxation for more than 6 years in KPMG and Big 10 CA Firm.
He has assisted large number of multinationals in assessments, appeals before the Commisioner of
Income Tax (CIT), Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) and also assisted the lawyer in respresenting
the cases at High Court and Supreame Court.
His areas of expertise include tax laws, commercial and corporate laws, restructuring, etc. He is a
dynamic leader, a thorough professional and has a deep passion for work and delivering value. With
his sheer determination, commitment towards client service, out of box thinking, dedication and
hardwork and has consulted and represented some of the most renowned business group in tax
litigations and related matters.
He is a dedicated professional with extensive knowledge of the tax codes and ways to legally lower tax
liability for clients. Committed to providing the best care to clients through transparent communication
and timely preparation of taxes. Skilled in negotiation with a strong ability to problem solve to assist
clients with tax problems.
He also assisted in planning and advisory services for various intra-group services related to
manufacturing, trading, technology, media & communication sectors, preparation of health check
reports in highlighting risks on deviation from current available contracts to economic substance in
place, defending and preparing documentation strategies in case of centralized or principal structures
and loss making situations. (more…)

Ashish Agarwal

Direct Tax & Litigation

  • Focusing mainly on corporate & international taxation, corporate structuring, management consultancy, investment banking services, Start-up India services, corporate secretarial and regulatory/ exchange control services
  • Ex-EY Director, Kolkata – Experience of around 11 years
  • Ex-Desai Haribhakti Consultant, Kolkata  – Experience of around 2 years
  • Well conversed in English, Hindi and Bengali
  • Location – Based out of Kolkata, West Bengal, India
    • Regional market diversity requires serving clients from all industries, such as FMCG, Power, Real Estate, Technology, Metals & Mining, Entertainment, Financial Services, Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Retail, etc.
    • Experience and expertise in all Direct Tax areas, such as Corporate Tax, Personal Tax – Mobility, International Tax, Transfer Pricing, Inbound/ Outbound Advisory, SEZ Advisory, Litigation Advisory, M&A Tax, etc. – India and Bangladesh
    • Assisted clients on fund raising through Venture Capital, Angel & Strategic Investors.
    • Experience is providing comprehensive support under Start-up India Plan in terms of availing incentives, approvals / recognitions, fund raising etc.
    • Experience in corporate structuring, investment banking, foreign investment, exchange control, corporate secretarial and other regulatory matters in a wide range of industries.
    • Advised MNC’s and domestic companies in hive offs, acquisitions, liquidations/ winding up, funding matters, merger related matters, restructuring, inbound / outbound investment structuring related matters.
    • Assisted domestic/ foreign companies having operations in India/ Bangladesh with their tax dispute resolution with Bangladeshi/ Indian Revenue authorities.

CA Bhavya Bonthala

FPA, Audit and Assurance

Bhavya has close to 5 years of experience and expertise in Financial Planning & Analysis, Transfer Pricing, Audit, Taxation, Financial reporting and Budgeting. She was earlier associated with IT Industry, handled export operations and was actively involved in top level managerial decisions.

Bhavya has good exposure in Direct and Indirect Taxation, Statutory, Internal and Tax audits. She also handled Merger and Acquisitions. In addition, carries expertise in Ind GAAP, IFRS, Designing and Implementation of the Internal controls, Preperation of SOP’s, assisting the clients in transiting into new accounting softwares in Technology Industry. Bhavya is a Chartered Accountant by Profession and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance).

CA Sasi Kumar

Assurance & Risk Advisory

A seasoned Chartered Accountant with a diverse range of experience in conducting internal audits, statutory audits, and fostering client relationships. Proficient in navigating complex financial landscapes across various sectors, including consumer electronics distribution and manufacturing of leather products and apparel. Demonstrated leadership skills in leading audit teams and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements. Known for a meticulous approach to financial analysis and a commitment to delivering high-quality audit reports.

CA Harsha Vardhan

Direct Tax & Litigation

Harsha Vardhan is a seasoned Chartered Accountant (CA) with extensive experience in auditing, compliance, taxation, and financial reporting. With a meticulous approach and a keen eye for detail, Harsha specializes in ensuring adherence to auditing standards, evaluating internal financial controls, and providing strategic recommendations to enhance organizational processes. With a track record of handling diverse clientele, including manufacturing companies and corporate entities, Harsha excels in navigating complex financial landscapes while ensuring regulatory compliance.

Rahul Sharma

Outsourcing, Advisory and Compliance – Manager SBC LLP (India)

Rahul boasts over a decade of extensive experience spanning auditing, GST, and FPO services. Specializing in QuickBooks, he plays a pivotal role in US Accounting for outsourced clients.

During his tenure of nearly 6 years at RSM India, he has gained hands-on expertise in statutory audits, tax audits, group reporting, and management audits. He also adeptly handled indirect tax representation matters across various tax authorities. His portfolio includes assisting with group reporting assignments involving limited scope audits and full scope audits based on US GAAP for multinational corporations.

Furthermore, Rahul has contributed to assurance and advisory services across diverse sectors including manufacturing, trading, technology, media & communication. Proficient in multiple accounting software such as Xero, QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Desktop, NetSuite, Dynamics 365, SAP, Tally, and other customized accounting packages.

Rahul possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with a specialization in computers. Moreover, he is a Semi-Qualified professional who has successfully completed his articleship, accruing diverse experience across audit, tax, and MIS domains.

Our Approach

CREATION

CREATION

Creation of comprehensive library of regulation and controls

EXAMINATION

EXAMINATION

Examination of positions taken by the company

ANALYSIS

ANALYSIS

Thorough examination of the processes and policies adopted by leading companies.

IDENTIFICATION

IDENTIFICATION

Identification of gaps and benchmarking these with the practices of leading companies

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE

Focused on business performance by aligning business processes to critical compliance requirements

KNOWLEDGE APPLICATION

KNOWLEDGE APPLICATION

Integrated Industry specific knowledge

END TO END SOLUTION

END TO END SOLUTION

End-to-end solution from diagnosis to execution

CUSTOMIZATION

CUSTOMIZATION

Customization of services based on local relevance

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Access to leading subject matter experts on Employment Law, Immigration and Payroll Tax

GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

GLOBAL SOLUTIONS

Solutions and approach designed as per global standards