Meet The Team

The Team

Barmecha, Rakesh

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Phone No.: +91 94259 26981

Mr. Barmecha, apart from being a meritorious member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant’s of India with over 20 years of experience, is also a rankholder Cost Accountant (ICMAI), qualified DISA and also possesses a PGDBA (Dual in Finance & Operations) from SCDL, Pune.

Graduated from Mumbai University, Mr Barmecha adds to KPNB an enriching and versatile experience of over 20 years where he had been instrumental in the Accounts and Finance leadership capacities in several Multinational Organizations (such as Universal Cables Ltd, Kriti Industries India Limited, Motherson Group (MATS) and Bata India Ltd).

With being a witness to the complete lifecycle facets of Accounts and Finance covering streamlining of Accounting Operations, Acquisition Accounting, setting up Systems, Implementation of Finance Module of ERP, Internal Function improvement, etc. to name a few, Mr Barmecha specializes in the vast domain of Statutory and Internal Audit with being a multidisciplinary industry trainer on various academic and practical aspects. He also specializes in providing virtual CFO and supervisory services to start-ups and small players in the industry.

Mr. Barmecha has also been a pioneer in setting up of CA/CS/CMA coaching facility during the initial entrepreneur stage of his career.

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Porwal, Basant

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Phone No.: +91 94224 12713

Basant is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 11 years of extensive experience of working in expatriate taxation and corporate income tax advisory, corporate tax compliances, and transfer pricing.

Basant has worked with PwC in the Direct Tax & Regulatory Team for over 8 years and has lead PwC Pune’s expatriate tax practice for 4 years.

Basant has experience of advising on structuring of inbound / outbound assignments, implementation of tax efficient deputation structure, tax effective compensation structuring, equity incentive plans, taxability of foreign salary & social security component in India amongst others.

Nagawat, Chinmay

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Phone No.: +91 98606 25517

Chinmay, a graduate from Mumbai University, a is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and has around 7 years of rich experience in Direct Taxes, Transfer Pricing and FEMA – compliances, advisory and dispute resolution domain.

Chinmay has worked with E & Y, PwC and Chaturvedi & Shah and has advised several domestic and multinational companies in various industry segments including IT / ITeS, Automotive, Pharma, Shipping, EPC, Electronic Components, Consumer & Healthcare, Iron & Steel, Metal & Mining and Chemicals.

He specializes in handling Tax, Transfer Pricing (with proven expertise in litigation support) and Indirect tax (Customs) matters.

Baldota, Vinay

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Phone No.: +91 98221 72072

Vinay is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India and has over 12 Years of experience in Regulatory and Tax Services.

Vinay specializes in Corporate Income Tax Advisory and Compliances, Litigation Support, Advisory on Cross Border Investments, Entity Entry Business Strategy, Advisory and Compliance under FEMA Regulations, M-VAT and Services Tax.

Vinay has worked with PwC and BDO for over 5 Years and has handled companies encompassing Manufacturing, IT/ITES and Engineering Industry.

Daweshar, Ashish

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Phone No.: +91 99220 02617

Ashish is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Bachelor of Commerce from Pune University.

Ashish has over 9 years of extensive experience in Corporate and International Taxation. Ashish also has vast experience in FEMA related matters and had advised clients on critical issues and has represented before RBI and FIPB.

Ashish has worked with PwC and KPMG in the past and has advised several domestic and multinational companies in various industry segments including IT / ITeS, Automotive, Pharma, EPC, Consumer & Healthcare etc.

Besides domain expertise in FEMA and Taxation matters (Corporate and International Taxation, Cross Border Structuring, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation (including Tax due diligence etc), Ashish also has experience in other areas including statutory audits, bank audits and internal audits.