Concerns/Questions Faced While Outsourcing to India with Ashok Maheshwary & Associates LLP (New Delhi)

November 22, 2021

Amit Maheshwari

Sumit Maheshwari

Sarthak Bajaj

B. Vignesh

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  • Introduction of the Firm
  • Why you should outsource to India
  • Common questions encountered while outsourcing to India (sample list)
    • How is data security handled?
    • How should one approach outsourcing? Key initial steps.
    • Can small firms also outsource or is outsourcing only for large firms?
    • What are the best practices to make outsourcing successful?
    • What cultural barriers can we expect when we outsource?
    • How do we handle attrition at the outsourcing service providers?
  • Q&A

Speaker Information

Amit Maheshwari: Tax Partner
Amit Maheshwari is the Managing Partner at AKM Global and leads the Tax practice at the firm. He has more than 15 years of experience in advising and structuring cross-border tax transactions including transfer pricing strategy and planning. Amit is actively involved in managing the tax outsourcing practice of the firm. He leads a team of experienced professionals. providing research, tax planning, and tax compliance services.  

Amit was nominated as “Asia Transfer Pricing Practice Leader of the Year” in Asia Tax Awards by ITR in 2017. In addition to this, Amit is recognized as a Tax Leader in World Tax Controversy Leaders Guide’s 9th edition and a sought-after Transfer Pricing expert in 2018 & 2019 listed by Euromoney.

He actively contributes his views on International Tax, Transfer Pricing and Exchange Control Regulations to the known domestic and international publishing houses as well as Television Channels including Financial Times of UK, Tax Analysts of US, CNBC, etc.

Amit has co-authored 3 books with Wolters Kluwer & Lexis Nexis.

Professional Background

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Sumit Maheshwari: Audit Partner
Sumit Maheshwari is the Audit Partner at AKM Global and also leads the audit outsourcing practice at the firm. His experience includes assurance and advisory, due diligence projects, business and internal control consulting and forensic and litigation support services. Over the last decade, he has worked on various practice areas externally with law firms & industry in fields of auditing, domestic taxation, valuations, financial and corporate advisory. He has significant experience in helping companies present high-quality financial statements to users, lenders and investors.

Professional Background

  • Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Sarthak Bajaj: Manager, US Tax Outsourcing
With over 7 years of experience in areas including international taxation, transfer pricing, US Taxation, Sarthak Bajaj leads the US Tax outsourcing practice. He has an extensive specialization in federal and state taxes as well as international filings.

Education & Professional Qualification – MBA, B.Com. (P), Certified Accounting Professional (ICAI)

B. Vignesh
Vignesh is a Senior Lead in the firm’s Audit- Outsourcing practice. He has rich experience in working on Statutory and Internal Audits under US GAAP, IFRS, and UK GAAP. He is a seasoned professional with experience of over 9 years into various practices of Audit. He has worked in the offshore environment with a lot of Public companies and Private clients, Not-For-Profit companies in US, UK, Canada, Australia & Netherlands. His industrial exposure includes Media and Entertainment, Health, Public Sector Enterprises, Financial Services, Real Estate, Retail and Manufacturing. He also has worked on various 401k plans - Employee Benefit Audits, Pension Plans & AUPs.

Education & Professional Qualification – BBA, MBA

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