Ruchita Shah linkdin

Associate Partner | Ahmedabad
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Overview

Ruchita Shah is an Associate Partner in the Tax practice of Economic Laws Practice in Ahmedabad. Ruchita has over eleven years of post-qualification experience and has handled matters across various Indirect Tax and allied laws such as Customs, GST, Foreign Trade Policy, Export Control, BIS, Legal Metrology, Value Added Tax, Service Tax, and Value Added Tax. She regularly advises various multinational and domestic companies on matters under these laws. She has worked with clients across sectors including manufacturing, trading, financial services, information technology and media. Within the Information Technology sector, Ruchita’s expertise extends to areas such as MTCTE (Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment), National Security Directive for the Telecom Sector, E-waste Rules, and more.

Ruchita Shah is an Associate Partner in the Tax practice of Economic Laws Practice in Ahmedabad.

Ruchita has over eleven years of post-qualification experience and has handled matters across various Indirect Tax and allied laws such as Customs, GST, Foreign Trade Policy, Export Control, BIS, Legal Metrology, Value Added Tax, Service Tax, and Value Added Tax. She regularly advises various multinational and domestic companies on matters under these laws. She has worked with clients across sectors including manufacturing, trading, financial services, information technology and media. Within the Information Technology sector, Ruchita’s expertise extends to areas such as MTCTE (Mandatory Testing and Certification of Telecom Equipment), National Security Directive for the Telecom Sector, E-waste Rules, and more.

Ruchita has authored articles on diverse topics published in various tax publications.

Ruchita has been recognized as Rising Star for Tax by Women in Business Law APAC Awards 2023.

A qualified lawyer, Ruchita is also a Chartered Accountant with an All-India Merit Rank.

Prior to joining ELP, Ruchita was part of the Indirect Tax team at Deloitte.

Thought Leadership

Articles 3rd Jul 2024

No GST on ESOP reimbursements – An incentive from the Government to employers

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Newsletter/Booklets 11th Oct 2023

Indirect Tax Newsletter – September 2023

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Podcasts 9th Oct 2023

ELP Podcast Series- GST on Employee Stock Options (ESOPs)

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Articles 16th Feb 2023

Cut GST on metal scrap

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Articles 9th Feb 2023

General extension to the validity period of conditional Customs exemptions: A task well done?

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Newsletter/Booklets 1st Feb 2023

Union Budget 2023-24 – An Analysis by Economic Laws Practice (ELP)

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Articles 18th Apr 2022

GST implications for supplies of goods that are not in “India” at the time of supply

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Articles 7th Feb 2022

The GST (Googly, Simplification and Tarrifisation) in Customs

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Recent Matters

Assisting a leading global networking equipment company across all their customs matters including classification, advocacy and litigation.   

Assisting a leading global networking equipment company across all their customs matters including classification, advocacy and litigation.   

 Advising a group company of a leading American media company on all their GST related issues including compliances, audits and...
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 Advising a group company of a leading American media company on all their GST related issues including compliances, audits and advisory.  

Advisory to clients across sectors in managing pan India GST compliances and audits.   

Advisory to clients across sectors in managing pan India GST compliances and audits.   

Advised various companies in the IT/ITes sector on India’s SCOMET (export control) regulations and assistance in obtaining these licenses.  

Advised various companies in the IT/ITes sector on India’s SCOMET (export control) regulations and assistance in obtaining these licenses.  

Advised various companies in the IT sector on making filings under the National Security Directive for Telecom Sector (NSDTS) and...
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Advised various companies in the IT sector on making filings under the National Security Directive for Telecom Sector (NSDTS) and assistance in preparation / review of submissions made to the authorities.

Advised a global technology company on the applicability of Extended Producer Responsibility Guidelines (EPR) and Mandatary Testing and Certification of...
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Advised a global technology company on the applicability of Extended Producer Responsibility Guidelines (EPR) and Mandatary Testing and Certification of Telecommunication Equipment (MTCTE) to its business model and compliance approach for avoiding business disruption.  
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