Rajat was an Executive Director in a Big 4 consulting firm specialising in indirect tax and customs advisory, litigation and compliance prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. At the firm, his focus is on tax planning, advisory and litigation support services in the area of Goods & Services Tax (GST), Customs, Excise, Value Added Tax Laws and Foreign Trade laws.
He has been well recognized in the industry as one of the thought leaders on GST laws and has successfully advised various domestic and multinational client on implementation and transition issues relating to GST. He is also a part of various expert committees of business chambers on GST.
Rajat has assisted various companies in making representation before the central and state governments including Central Board of Excise and Customs on various issues pertaining to interpretation, classification, exemptions, concessions etc. under the GST and other indirect tax laws.
He is also regularly representing clients and arguing before various executive and judicial foras including Tribunals, various High Courts and Supreme Court of India on indirect tax matters.
Rajat has in-depth experience in advising various International and Indian Clients from Oil & Gas, Automotive, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Telecommunication, FMCG and Health Care sectors on complicated indirect taxes issues including regulatory frame work under Foreign Trade Policy and laws governing Special Economic Zones, Export Oriented Undertaking etc.
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