Shehzad is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and leading his consulting business in Pakistan. Shehzad was working in the tax advisory group of KPMG Pakistan as Director before starting his firm.
He has a successful track record of delivering quality services to his clients. He is an expert in corporate taxation and possesses decent hands-on experience and knowledge of international taxation and transfer pricing assessment litigation & documentation. He has also led tax due diligence and restructuring projects in relation to some major M&As in Pakistan in the pharmaceutical, services and banking sectors.
He has represented his clients before tax and corporate administrative & appellate authorities to defend their positions and dispute resolution. He has also advised MNCs on domestic and international tax implications in respect of domestic and cross border businesses, investments and transactions under domestic tax laws, anti-avoidance tax laws, double tax treaties, OECD’s transfer pricing (TP) guidelines, etc. He has assisted MNCs in preparation of TP documentation (Country-by-Country report, Master File and Local File) and TP assessments and litigations.
Besides tax, his firm also possesses practical knowledge and experience of Corporate Laws regulated by the Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan and the State Bank of Pakistan. His team possesses Risk Advisory expertise as well. The team comprises energetic professionals having experience of serving in audit, risk management, compliance, business process reengineering and designing of internal controls over financial reporting from PwC, KPMG and multinational banks. The firm offers review, design, implementation of risk management systems and internal controls to achieve operational efficiencies and optimum level of compliance with financial laws and regulations.
The firm aims at investing in deep trust and relationships with the clients to assist them in achieving a leading edge in the ever-changing and evolving regulatory environment while being absolutely committed to the highest professional and ethical standards.