Balachandar is a Partner with the Indirect Tax Practice. He operates out of the Chennai office and has over 30 years of experience specialising in Customs and Foreign Trade policy-related matters including GST, Central Excise, Service Tax, VAT, CST, etc. Prior to joining BDO in India, he was associated with a larger accounting firm and some of India’s top motor companies
He has handled various government agencies like DRI, CAG, Central Excise, GST, VAT Audit, etc. He has represented the Companies as a member with forums such as SIAM, SICCI, etc. He has extensively anchored GST implementation for an OEM and has extensive experience in monitoring Internal Financial Controls
His experience cuts across the manufacturing and service industry with a focus on compliance, export incentives, refunds, litigation support, diagnostic health check, due diligence, etc.
He has also obtained investment-linked incentives from the State Governments for a few Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).
- Member of ICAI AND ICSI
- Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)