R. P. Easwaran

R. P. Easwaran is an Executive Director in the firm and heads the firm’s practice at our Dehradun branch office. He qualified Chartered Accountancy in 1988 and joined as a Partner in 1989.
He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from HNB Garhwal University.
His vast experience and unbroken relationship with the firm now spreads over 19 years. Over this period he has gained invaluable experience in various professional spheres spread over domains such as Auditing and Direct Tax. In Direct Taxes, he specializes in representation of Scrutiny cases as well as Search and Seizure Cases at the assessment as well as the First Appellate Level. Apart from this, he possesses expertise and acumen in handling Income Tax issues relating to the Oil & Gas Industry. He has successfully advised and represented clients at both the Expatriates and Corporate level. He has dealt with major complex and litigative matters relating to the issue of Permanent Establishment, withholding of taxes, etc.
Currently he leads the International Tax practice of the firm at Dehradun. He is a member of a number of Trade and Business associations.

Shalu Kedia

Shalu Kedia is Senior Member with the firm’s assurance division in New Delhi. She is part of the firm since June 2013. She is a Chartered Accountant and has qualified in 2009. She is also a commerce graduate from Goenka College of Commerce & Business Administration, University of Calcutta.

She has more than 7 years of experience in the areas of Auditing, Accounting, Tax/Payroll Compliance Reviews & Management Consultancy Services.

She has been handling various assignments such as statutory audits, tax audits, consolidation of accounts, review of overall accounting and compliance, etc. She has experience in handling clients in various sector including health insurance, civil construction, e-commerce, service sector, etc. over a varied range of clients including Domestic Companies, Subsidiary/Project Office of Foreign Companies, Joint Ventures, etc.

Sumit Naib

Mr. Sumit Naib is an Associate Director in the firm and has a work experience of over 8 years. He brings with himself a huge amount of Technical experience & core knowledge of Companies Act and Secretarial practices. He has multi-faceted work experience in the field of Corporate Law Advisory & Compliances, Due Diligence, Inbound and Outbound Foreign Investment and Business Set up and winding up Services of Companies, LLP, Societies, Trust, Foreign Offices in India. In addition to the compliance with the Rules and Regulations under Companies Act and FEMA with specific impetus on Secretarial Compliance Audit, the other areas that he has dealt with are compounding and condonation of offences under Company Law and FEMA, making representations and obtaining approvals from various regulatory authorities.
He is a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), a Law Graduate, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Commerce Graduate.

Amit Arora

Amit Arora is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with over 6 years of professional experience. He has extensive professional experience in handling Direct Tax and International Tax matters of domestic/ multinational companies. He is a commerce graduate from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi.

Apart from being a multi-disciplinary professional, he has over the years developed expertise in domestic and international taxation and has since assisted the firms’ clients on numerous tax strategies and tax policies. He is representing the firms’ clients before various levels of tax forums – be it the first level assessment stage, transfer pricing officers, or the appellate forum at Commissioner (Appeals), Dispute resolution panel, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. There are several reported decisions in cases argued by him, which have set precedents in the field of Direct Taxation.

He has also had the privilege of working with some of the best known lawyers in the country on the tax matters of the firms’ clients whenever the need has arisen to engage them for representation before the High Courts or the Supreme Court of India.

He is an avid reader and he loves traveling to distant locales with his family during vacations. He has a prior experience of working in Tax and Regulatory practice with renowned Tax Firm. Currently, he is a part of the Direct Tax team in the capacity of Associate Director with the firm.