SANJAY AGRWAL

Sanjay Agarwal

Partner Tax Regulatory Services

  • Sanjay is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India having more than 16 years of post qualifcation experience
  • Prior to joining TASS as Partner, he was working as Senior Manager with Ernst & Young and was responsible for its oil & gas tax practice

         SANJAY’S KEY EXPERIENCES INCLUDE:

  • Landmark judgments from the Authority for Advance Rulings for seismic companies with respect to applicability of taxes under deeming provisions and non taxability of second tier bareboat charter contracts
  • He has expert knowledge of international tax and transfer pricing isssues with respect to foreign companies doing business in India
  • He is actively involved in assisting interntional companies in setting up business presence in India and has conducted due diligence for Indian companies under the Companies Act, 1956
  • Sanjay has represented various oil & gas service companies before various judicial/ appellant forums including AAR and ITAT. He has been instrumental in obtaining a no taxability (short stay exemption) rulings for foreign nationals working on drilling rig/ vessels
  • He has assisted various companies in contract negotiations specifically with respect to interpretations of tax clauses
  • Recently he has successfully implemented multiple jurisdiction tax filings for a US based SEC registered drilling company Sanjay has been a regular speaker at members Seminars organised by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • He is based out of New Delhi office and is responsible for overall tax responsibility relating to firms clients

TARANPREET SINGH

 

TARANPREET SINGH

Partner Tax Regulatory Services

  • Taranpreet is a Chartered Accountant with more than 12 years’ post qualification experience in handling corporate tax and regulatory matters of oil & gas service contractors
  • Prior to joining TASS as Partner, he was working with Ernst & Young as Senior Manager in their oil & gas/ energy practice

         TARANPREET’S KEY EXPERIENCES INCLUDE:

  • Advised various oil & gas service contractors on taxability in India and other issues relating to execution of contracts/ setting up project office/other business forms of presence in India
  • Advised Japanese E&P major in buying stake in India oil & gas acreage
  • Evaluation and advising oil & gas service contractors on alternate business models/ presence in India and assisted several companies in getting approvals and complying with various registrations requirements for setting up business presence in India
  • Assisted Polish and Norwegian seismic major in obtaining successful ruling from the Authority for Advance Ruling
  • Advice on taxation & social security implications on foreign expatriate employees executing oil & gas service contracts in India
  • Extensively involved in tax assessments and compliances of oil & gas service/ EPC contractors in India.
  • He has expert business & tax knowledge of entire oil & gas value chain and energy sector and is regular speaker at tax conferences, business associations, universities and forums
  • He is based out of Dehradun and is responsible for firm’s branch office in Dehradun

ABHIMANYU JHAMBA

ABHIMANYU JHAMBA

Senior Associate Tax Litigation Support

  • Abhimanyu has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from University of Delhi and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. In addition, he holds a degree in law from the Faculty of Law, University of Delhi
  • Abhimanyu has gained wide experience in assisting various Indian and multinational companies in tax and civil matters. He has represented various clients including MNCs before Income Tax Appellate Tribunal(s), different High Courts and in Supreme Court and has been a part of certain landmark judgments
  • In the past, he has been associated with Ernst and Young, Delhi and been part of Chambers of Mr. M.S Syali, Sr Advocate

         HIS KEY TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE INCLUDE:

  • Litigation - Representation services in Tax and Civil matters before Hon’ble Supreme Court, High Court(s) and Tax Tribunal(s)
  • Drafting, filing, proof reading and indexing of various SLPs, Writ Petitions, Counter and Rejoinder Affidavits, case notes etc. and briefing senior counsels, wherever required
  • Advising and formulating legal strategies/ contract negotiations and structuring

GAJENDRA MAHESHWARI

GAJENDRA MAHESHWARI

Senior Associate -GST

  • Gajendra has over 17 years of post-qualification experience in the field of litigation, advisory and policy advocacy. He holds a Master Degree in Law and is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and I.C.W.A
  • Before moving to New Delhi in the year 2004, he had practiced in Rajasthan High Court for four years
  • As an Advocate, he has argued tax, constitution, contract, civil, corporate, environment, labour, insurance, motor vehicle, service law matters before the Supreme Court, High Courts, Tribunals and other judicial forums
  • In the New Delhi, he has worked with PDS Legal and Ernst & Young for over eight years and was involved in providing litigation and advisory services on corporate and tax issues to clients from real estate, telecom, information technology, automobile, media, entertainment, financial services, oil and gas industries
  • He has helped several companies in analyzing the impact of GST on their business operations across various sectors, besides helping clients in Indirect Tax advisory and compliance. Currently, he is also managing partner of law firm Reina Legal LLP based out of Gurugram (NCR)
  • He has been engaged by the World Bank Group as a Consultant to help them in Value Added Tax reform projects being undertaken in the States of Bihar, Orissa and Rajasthan. In another prestigious World Bank project, he has assisted the Ministry of Finance of The Peoples Republic of China in understanding Indirect Tax reforms in China
  • Gajendra is a regular faculty in seminars/ courses etc. on Taxes and other laws conducted across the country. Recently, Gajendra has also authored a  draft  of  the  book “Service  Tax-  A  Practitioner’s Perspective” published by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

SANDEEP JAIN

 

SANDEEP JAIN

Senior Associate Internal Audit & Market research

  • Sandeep is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India having more than 20 years of post qualification experience
  • Prior to joining TASS, he was CFO with Bird Worldwide Flight Services (a Civil aviation service company)
  • Previously, he was working with Ernst & Young in their audit & assurance practice
  • He has extensive experience in providing auditing, consulting & market research services to various industry segments including media, entertainment, manufacturing, services, construction, software development, telecommunication and travel
  • Sandeep is a vivid reader and speaker at various industrial associations & forums
  • His Knowledge of doing business in India assists clients in understanding issues on timely basis and thereby making the execution smooth and successful
  • He is based out of New Delhi office and is responsible for firms internal audit and risk management assignments.

KAPIL MITTAL

 

KAPIL MITTAL

Senior AssociateNAssurance & Advisory Services

  • Kapil is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India having more than 14 years of post qualification experience
  • Prior to joining TASS, he was working with Ernst & Young in their audit & assurance practice
  • He has over 14 years of experience in providing accounting, auditing and consulting services to various industry segments with specialization in service and manufacturing industries
  • Kapil has gained wide experience in assisting various Indian and multinational companies in their audit & assurance advisory functions
  • Kapil has attended, and also instructed at, several in-house and external National & International training courses on various subjects including complex Business, Accounting, Auditing Methodology, Risk Management, Auditor Independence , Ethics issues etc.
  • He is a keen Sportsman and has represented the firm in various sports events and Cricket tournaments
  • He is based out of New Delhi and is responsible for firms audit engagements under brand name KM & Co. Chartered Accountants