National Head of Tax
KPMG in India
Rajeev is a tax professional with over 30 years of professional services experience. During this time, he has handled a wide range of assignments across direct tax, indirect tax matters as well as complex cross border transactions. Over these years, India has witnessed an introduction of several new taxes and replacement of the nation’s entire taxing system. Rajeev has engaged deeply with clients and with regulators in transitioning these regulations.
Rajeev has extensively worked with multinational and large domestic companies in setting up or rationalising business models and nationwide distribution structures. This includes cross border trade flows and setting up operations in India with a focus on the auto sector, e-commerce business and travel & hospitality sector.
Rajeev has also been involved in assignments for establishing greenfield projects in India, and has assisted in finalising business plans, negotiation with state and Central government agencies for investment incentives. Rajeev regularly assists clients in formulating methodologies to defend high-pitched tax litigation.
Over the years, he has worked closely with the Central government and various state government agencies on policy level discussions across various sectors and regulations.
Areas of Expertise: Indirect tax with special focus on structuring transactions related to cross border and nationwide distribution of goods and services covering a range of indirect tax issues
B.Com, University of Delhi
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
Co-Chairman of the Taxation Committee at FICCI
Speaker at multiple industry forums