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Rajesh S. Athavale

Rajesh S. Athavale heads the Direct Tax practice of JMP Advisors. Rajesh has over two decades of experience in Corporate Taxation, specializing in transfer pricing, international tax and litigation. Prior to joining JMP Advisors, Rajesh was a Tax Partner at B.K. Khare & Co. Earlier, he was working with Deloitte Haskins and Sells, RSM & Co., PwC and then with ELP as Associate Partner.

Rajesh has been advising multinational companies on domestic tax, international tax and various transfer pricing issues, including economic strategy, business transformation and transfer pricing documentation. He represents clients in income tax matters including transfer pricing and appears in appellate proceedings in the Tribunal.

Rajesh has been regularly speaking on domestic tax, transfer pricing, international tax and exchange control regulations at various professional forums and seminars organised by the Western Indian Regional Council (WIRC) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).

Rajesh has contributed articles in International Transfer Pricing Journal by IBFD and International Tax Review. He has also contributed in the book published by the Chamber of Tax Consultants on “Transfer Pricing” as well in the publication by the Bombay Chartered Accountants Society on “ICDS”.

Qualifications and affiliations

  • Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Associate, Institute of Cost Accountants of India
  • Member, Tax Committee of the Chamber of Tax Consultants
  • Member, The Income Tax Appellate Bar Association, Mumbai
  • Member, Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society



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