Qualified in 1987, passed DISA and CISA, and has a long standing experience of specializing in Indirect taxation. He is a regular contributor of articles to various professional and trade journals including the CA Journal, KSCAA, FKCCI, ELT & STR.
He has jointly authored 13 books on Modvat, Central Excise Law and Procedures, Central Excise made Simple for Chartered Accountants, Excise & Service Tax Audit manual, Service tax made Simple, K.VAT law and Procedure and Guide to K-Vat Audit and even uploaded 2 e-books on Service Tax and Central Excise. He is active in online replies on several professional sites like – pdicai.org, taxmanagementindia.com, caclubindia.com.
He has also recently authored “Students handbook on Indirect Taxes” for IPCC students and working on a comprehensive book on Indirect Tax covering Foreign Trade Policy.
He has conducted several preventive exercises of Central Excise Audits
He has been active in the field of spreading awareness on Indirect tax by conducting seminars and presenting papers. He had been /is a visiting faculty at various Management Institutes including ICFAI, ICSI, ICWAI, and IIM Bangalore. He has also coached the Officers of the Central Excise and Service Tax Department. He has served as a Member of Central Council of ICAI, New Delhi.