M.Com., LLB, F.C.A, M.I.C.A
Founder and Senior Partner
J.P. Chawla is the founder and senior most partner of the firm, having an experience in financial services for more than 40 years.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in the year 1974. Prior becoming Chartered Accountant he did his Post graduation in Commerce. He is also a Bachelor of law. He is also an experienced Arbitrator and is a member of Indian Council of Arbitration. (Sponsored by Ministry of Commerce , Govt of India). He is also a member of Bar Council of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (I.T.A.T). He is currently secretary of Indian Federation of the United Nations Associations (Affiliated to World Federation of United Nations Associations, Geneva). He is also a member of Institute of United Nation Studies Advisory Board. He has been a convener, joint convener and coordinator at various levels of Professional Development of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He has also been director of various listed companies and president of various cooperative societies. He has been a part of various national as well as International delegations. His comments on various Financial Issues have been occurring in the various professional journals and newspapers of India from time to time. His area of expertise includes direct and indirect taxation, tax representation and litigation, audit and attestation, arbitration, bank audit, special audit's, regulatory compliance matters and financial consultancy.
S. P. Arora
S. P. Arora is one of the senior partners of the firm, having an experience in financial services for more than 28 years.
He qualified as a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in the year 1986. Prior to becoming Chartered Accountant he did his graduation in commerce.
He has been extensively involved in services to clients in various industry verticals. He has also had exposure to a cross section of industries including Chemical Industry and Banking to name a few. He has also worked with various leading corporate as their CFO.
His area of expertise includes Excise, VAT and other Indirect Taxation, Audit and attestation and Bank audits. He has been extremely involved in corporate finance advisory, accounting, complex structuring of Indirect tax strategy of various clients and shared CFO services in various industry verticals.
Rajat Chawla is the Chief Executive Officer for M/s J P Chawla & Co.'s operations and is also the Managing Partner.
He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. He is also a C.P.A; Certified Public Accountant (not in public practice) from The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, United States of America (Delaware State Board of Accountancy). He is also a commerce honors graduate from Delhi University, Delhi, India. He is also a Certified Information System Auditor (C.I.S.A) and a member of Information system Audit and Control Association, United States of America. He has been trained as a Chartered Accountant in one of the most prestigious Big Four firms "Deloitte Haskin and Sells". He also holds a certificate in International taxation from the Institute of chartered accountants of India. He has been extensively involved in services to clients in various industry verticals. He has also had exposure to a cross section of industries including Electricity distribution and Power, Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Fast moving consumer goods, information technology, publishing & printing, MRO, Media, Banking , Microfinance , Infrastructure, Oil & Gas and automobile sector to name a few.
Rajat is a member of Executive Committee of Indian Federation of United Nation Association (IFUNA) and also a member of Committee of Chamber of Tax Consultants (New Delhi Chapter).He also a member of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal Bar and Sales Tax Bar.
His area of expertise includes International Taxation ,Transfer Pricing, International business advisory, Service tax and cross border Service tax, Valuations, FEMA/ RBI advisory, Audit and assurance, Merger and Acquisitions, Management consultancy, Due Diligence, Information system audit and development, reporting under US GAAP and IFRS, Accounting process improvement, Business process outsourcing, Knowledge process outsourcing and Business process off shoring.
Richa Chawla is a partner at M/s J P Chawla & Co. having experience in International and Direct taxation, Transfer Pricing and Tax representation and litigation.
She is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. She is also a commerce graduate from Delhi University, Delhi, India. She has had an experience of working with Indian affiliate of "World Tax Services" for more than six years.
She has an experience of representing clients before tax, appellate & regulatory authorities for cases covering corporate tax assessments, Transfer Pricing and International taxation matters. She is also an expert in conducting and representing Transfer Pricing Audits, Industry and Risk analysis and in preparing Transfer Pricing study reports. She has an expert knowledge of using various Transfer Pricing software's used for benchmarking purposes. She has also handled Expatriate Tax compliances and advisory matters. She also has an experience of handling compliances of corporate and direct tax for various Domestic as well as International clients. She also provides advisory services and opinions on various domestic and International Tax issues.
She has also had exposure to a cross section of industries including Steel, Engineering, procurement and construction companies, Manufacturing, Energy, metal and minerals, Aviation, Fast moving consumer goods, information technology, and apparels sector to name a few.