06 June 2016, Mumbai: KPMG in India has announced the appointment of its partner Rahul Mitra as Head of Transfer Pricing services at the firm, effective today. In addition to his new role, Rahul will continue to lead the firm’s BEPS efforts.
Rahul is a veteran tax professional specializing in transfer pricing and International taxation for over 24 years now. He has handled large marquee accounts across geographies solving complex tax issues and has personally handled several APAs and complex tax litigations in India. He has been consistently rated as being amongst the leading transfer pricing professionals, as well as tax litigators in India by Euromoney and International Tax Review, since 2010.
Speaking on the appointment, Girish Vanvari, Head - Tax, KPMG in India, said, “Rahul brings with him vast expertise and experience of successfully managing and growing large transfer practicing practices in India. Tax services is integral to KPMG India’s strategy and we are confident that with Rahul’s leadership as well as several other strategic initiatives in the pipeline, it will progress to the next level of growth and expansion. Also, our strong tax team of 170 partners and directors, and 2000 tax professionals remain committed to rendering cutting edge advice to our clients.”
Speaking about his new position, Rahul said “I feel honoured that the firm has entrusted me with the responsibility of leading the transfer pricing practice. My focus will be to continue building on the strong foundation that has been established to date and to work with the leadership team to further advance the journey of Tax being a strategic asset for KPMG India firm.”
Having won the International Tax Review (ITR) ‘Asia Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year’ award and the ‘India Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year Award’ in the past, KPMG in India has consistently delivered and implemented TP services that are customised for client’s requirements, and compliant with regulations.
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