Ajay Mehra

Ajay Mehra is based in Taxand India where he is a partner at BMR Advisors, India's leading independent firm of tax advisors. Situated in Mumbai, India, Ajay leads the firm's indirect tax practice and has more than 15 years of tax consulting experience, with specialisation in VAT and service tax. He is a former indirect tax practice leader both at Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen, Mumbai. Ajay is an expert advisor to multinational and domestic companies across a range of industries, providing advice in areas of VAT impact assessment, transition planning and service tax issues.

Ajay has successfully assisted corporations in the areas of indirect and direct taxes, especially in the manufacturing and service sectors. He has led multi-disciplinary teams on a diverse range of projects with governments, including one project on privatisation of mining in a large Indian state, and another project that aimed to improve the policy and regulatory environment for IT companies operating in Andhra Pradesh. Ajay has a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Mumbai University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992.