Rohit Jain is a Partner in the Tax practice of ELP focusing not only on indirect taxes, direct tax and transfer pricing but also on the newly introduced GST. He is a law graduate from the University of Mumbai and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His areas of expertise prior to the introduction of GST covered customs, excise, service tax, central sales tax, state Value Added Tax (VAT) laws and Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).
Rohit has been with the firm since its inception and has over a decade of experience in handling matters related to tax, in both advisory litigation matters. He has advised various Fortune 500 Companies and Indian Conglomerates in sectors like financial services, manufacturing, telecommunication, oil and gas, petroleum and infrastructure projects in order to ensure smooth transitions from sales tax to the VAT regime. He has also been involved in making representations to the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce in relation to various tax policy matters on behalf of numerous industry associations.
Rohit has been recognised for his expertise in Tax by Chambers Asia- in the tax space.” – Chambers & Pacific 2014 to 2018, has been has been recommended by the Tax Partners Asia-Pacific Director’s Handbook 2012 to 2018 and has also featured in World Transfer Pricing 2015. He has also featured in International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide & Indirect Tax Leaders Guide.
Prior to ELP, Rohit was part of the Tax team at RSM & Co.
Dispute Resolution Star for Tax Practice
Clients noted Rohit’s “excellent technical skills” stating that he is “commercially very savvy and he takes time to understand [their] business.” Rohit has excellent ‘technical, commercial and practical skills’. With an ‘understanding’ in all aspects of his practice areas.
He is described knowledgeable qualified," and is complimented on his logical thinking and analytical capability. Peers endorse him as "excellent" and "very well regarded in the tax space."