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Jigar Doshi
Executive Director - Indirect Tax
 

Jigar heads the SKP’s India and UAE Indirect tax practice. He is a Chartered Accountant by qualification and has over 13 years of extensive work experience in the field of Indirect taxation. His domain of expertise includes Indian GST, Indian Customs, erstwhile Indian indirect taxes and UAE VAT legislation.

Jigar’s vast experience enriches him with the knowledge of operation of various global indirect taxation laws and hence, as part of his profile at SKP, he is pivotal in establishing presence on VAT front in the GCC as well.

Some of Jigar’s credentials include:

  • Part of 15 member (Indian) Group of Ministers meet for simplification of Indian GST return process

  • Trained over 1,000 Indian Government officials and an empanelled trainer at National Academy of Customs Excise and Narcotics

  • Indirect tax structuring and implementation (of GST and UAE VAT laws) for business/companies spread across Pharmaceutical, Banking and Financial Institutions, IT, Poultry, Aviation, Marine equipment, Travel/ Tourism, Real Estate and Logistic Sectors

  • Assisted law firms implement GST and UAE VAT laws in their businesses

  • Supporting companies in litigation, governmental departmental audit/scrutiny and filing representations with the government authorities

  • Supporting multinationals obtain incentives under the special economic zone schemes, foreign trade policy, authorized economic operator programme and comply under Indian GST, Indian Customs and UAE VAT laws

  • Regularly writing and speaking for various journals and online forums including international forums

  • Associated with various trade bodies, foreign embassies and associations for speaking engagements and.trainings on GST and UAE VAT laws 

 

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