CA Yatin Desai is a Senior Partner of the firm. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and started his practice immediately under a proprietary firm M/s. Y. K. Desai & Co., Chartered Accountants. He has been practicing independently since Oct., 1987. In October 2018, he entered into a partnership with Jinesh Jain. He was also a Senior partner in the firm M/s. B Y & Associates, Chartered Accountants for a brief period.
Apart from being a Chartered Accountant, he has pursued and completed Company Secretary (CS) and Law (LLB). He also successfully completed a -˜Business Consultancy Studies Programme, a certification course conducted by Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in collaboration with Bombay Chartered Accountants Society and -˜Internal Audit Studies conducted by Bombay Chartered Accountants Society.
He has been the Senior partner in the firm and with his knowledge, experience and in-depth understanding of businesses, providing services in the field of Financial Consultancy & Project Finance, Acquisitions, Strategy and Planning, Taxation- Domestic & International; Statutory, Internal, Management and other Audits; Legal and Statutory Compliances; Company Law Matters; Foreign Exchange Management Act; Due Diligences and other wide spectrum of services.
His vast experience, dedication and client centric approach are the key attributes for building and furthering firm s vision.
He has been associated with various prestigious non-profit motive organisation. He has been the Past President of a Premier body, The Chamber of Tax Consultants (CTC). He is a joint editor of a prestigious BCAS Referencer, a premium annual publication of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society. He had been office bearer of All India Federation of Tax Practitioners (AIFTP), Core Group Member of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society (BCAS). He is a trustee of Public Charitable Trust. He has also contributed many articles in the magazine and Journals.
He has obtained a professional licence in Dubai, UAE under the name â€œBYCA Tax Consultantsâ€ and is currently also practicing UAE VAT under the same licence.
CA Jinesh Jain is a partner in the firm, M/s. Y. K. Desai & Co., Chartered Accountants and handling "Audit & Taxation Services". He was a Partner in the firm M/s. B Y & Associates, Chartered Accountants for a period of 7 years.
He has vast experience in handling all sorts of Direct and Indirect taxation work including representation during scrutiny and appellate proceedings. He handles Statutory & Tax audit of various clients engaged in the business of manufacturing, trading and service sector. In addition, he also takes care of TDS, ROC & GST compliances.
He possesses Excellent Executory skills blended with fine knowledge in Taxation.
He is a commerce graduate from Mumbai University and Chartered Accountant from ICAI. He is a member of Chamber of Tax Consultants & Bombay Chartered Accountants Society.
He is committed along with his other partner to provide quality services to clients and set benchmark standard for others.
Shraddha Mody is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has completed Master of Commerce degree from Mumbai University.
She has been a part of M/s. Y. K. Desai & Co. for over 7 years (including articleship) wherein she has been a part of the team, handling Taxation and Audit / Attestation Services. She has also experience of ROC compliances, NBFC compliances as well as GST compliances along with Income Tax Return filing, Statutory and Tax Audits. She has also carried out assignments of various Certifications, Field Survey, Stock Audit and GST Assignments. Moreover, she brings with her a vast exposure of book-keeping and Transaction recording from a complex clientele base in a large market size such as India. She has even made Tax representation in Assessment Proceedings of various Corporate & Non-Corporate Clients involved in Trading, Manufacturing and Service sector before the Indian Tax Authorities.
Clients as well as colleagues are happy to benefit from her candid approach to find workable solutions to every day puzzles at work place. Her habit of going in depth into the subject has made her to have a deeper understanding of any subject at hand, which would allow her to deliver results which are not foreseeable by others.
She has ventured into VAT Practice in UAE along with her team and this would be the first international venture overseas as the introduction of VAT to UAE market has encouraged to look at this place with invigorating interest being fairly nascent that is VAT introduction as well as the set-up of the firm to help and guide their clients in this region since until recently this market had no exposure to any sort of taxation. Being qualified chartered accountant, she would definitely add a lot of weightage and substance to her assessment and understanding capabilities, for clients in UAE. Tax consultancy would form her core competency.
Simol Shah is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI. She has also completed Bachelor of commerce degree from Mumbai University as well as LLB from K.C. Law College.
Presently, she is a senior member of Audit and Taxation Department, of the Firm. She is handling Statutory and Tax Audit, Certification, Income tax Return filing, TDS compliances, GST Compliances, Tax representation in Assessment and various other income tax issues of Corporate & Non-Corporate Clients involved in Trading, Manufacturing and Service sector. Her unique ability of processing the data received from clients and follow-up and communication makes her an excellent relationship manager for her various clients. She has handled various important assignments of Bank Audits and Stock Audits.
The Firm has a Secretarial department which takes care of the secretarial statutory compliances of corporate clients. It provides solutions related to compliances as per the Companies Act, 2013 viz. company incorporation, Strike-Off Procedure, Annual Fillings and other statutory compliances and other related services for companies as well as Limited Liability Partnerships, including FEMA compliances.
Dipti Udeshi is one of the oldest member of the team. She has completed her Inter C.A. from I.C.A.I. and has completed her graduation from commerce stream. She has been directly assisting the Senior Partner, Mr. Yatin Desai in handling various complex assignment such as Mergers, Business Transfers, Tax Planning, Transaction handling, etc.
She handles FEMA compliances and other tax compliances along with Mr. Yatin Desai. She possesses analytical abilities for analyzing the returns from investment and new investment proposals in assisting Mr. Yatin Desai to provide investment solutions to client.
Soni Gupta is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI. She has completed Bachelor of commerce degree from Mumbai University.
She is part of Audit and Taxation Department of the Firm. She is handling Statutory and Tax Audit, Certification, Income tax return filing, GST Compliances and various taxation queries of Corporate & Non-Corporate Clients involved in Trading, Manufacturing and Service sector. She has been able to efficiently handle entities with large amount of transactions and she has also been able to provide unique solutions to clients during Income Tax Consultancy. Her knowledge and interpretation abilities for the subject is thus, greatly appreciable.
Stevel Varghese is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI. He has completed Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Mumbai University.
He is a member of the Audit and Taxation Department of the firm. He is handling Statutory and Tax Audits, and various Direct Tax Compliances for Corporates, Non-Corporates & Trusts Clients. He is also handling various certification compliances including the likes of Form 10BD, 80G Registrations, 15CA, and 15CB. His ability lies is in identifying theneeds of the client and giving elaborate solutions according to the client’s best interests. His communication skills, quick learning, and professional attitude make him a reliable partner in ensuring that the clients’ requirements are fulfilled.
Murtaza Badri has completed his Inter C.A from I.C.A.I and has completed Master of Commerce degree from Mumbai University.
He has been part of M/s. Y. K. Desai & Co. for over 4 years (including articleship) wherein he has been handling Statutory and Tax Audit, Certification, Taxation, Assessment and Accounting Department for Corporates, Non-Corporates & Trusts Clients. He is also handling various Tax compliances including Tax proceedings, 80G Registration, 15CA & CB. His ability lies in his communication and management skills which makes him a great relationship manager for his various clients
Akhil Kakhani is a Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI. He has also completed Bachelors of Commerce from MDS University.
He is part of Audit and Taxation Department of the Firm. He is handling Statutory and Tax Audit, Income tax return filing, TDS compliances, GST Compliances and various taxation queries of Corporate & Non-Corporate Clients involved in Trading, Manufacturing and Service sector.