Puneet Agrawal, Founder EditorPuneet is a partner at ALA Legal and his field of specialization is indirect taxes. He has handled matters of clients from diverse industries and has represented them before various courts and tribunals. Puneet has dealt with almost all the VAT laws in India and has argued before number of high courts and tribunals. Currently he is heading GST advisory and litigation services of ALA Legal and is providing services to the largest MNCs and PSUs.
Puneet has been involved in some of the land mark cases in High Courts and Tribunals – such as
- “Customs Circulars denying refund if SAD paid by using DEPB scrips were quashed Allen diesels case“
- “whether the State is competent to levy State excise on goods manufactured but exported outside the State – Held yes and hence exempt from VAT in industry matter titled as Gwalior Alcobrew
- “no service tax on builders – judgment of Delhi High Court in Suresh Kumar Bansal case”
- “VAT in a builder’s transaction be only on the value of materials – judgment of P&H High Court in CHD Developers case”
- “Input tax credit available on DEPB Scrips – Delhi High Court judgment in Jagriti Plastics case”
- “Law relating to compounding of offences under Sales Tax – Delhi High Court judgment in Jupiter Exports case”
Puneet holds an honours degree in commerce from the Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University. He completed his law from the Delhi University. He has also done Chartered Accountancy and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He was meritorious in Chartered Accountancy and was awarded scholarships by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Puneet has been actively involved in training and lecturing at various forums of ICAI . He was felicitated by ICAI for “Commendable Contribution to the Profession”. He was also awarded as ‘Upcoming Speaker’ by NIRC of ICAI consecutively for the years 2011-12 and 2012-13. Puneet has been a member of the VAT Study Group and the Service tax study group of the NIRC of ICAI, and also the GST Study Group of the Indirect Taxes Committee of the ICAI.
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Vipan is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1985. He has been instrumental in providing professional services in the field of Auditing, Indirect Taxes, Direct Taxes, International Taxation, Finance & IT Related services and Consultancy for 33 years and counting.He is a regular contributor in the field of Indirect Taxation by way of lectures, discussions, writeups and was also appointed as a member of the VAT committee of NIRC, ICAI.
Purvi is an advocate by profession and has done B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi. She has been involved in the matters pertaining to GST law and other indirect tax laws. She has been actively involved in matters before various Hon’ble High Courts and also Hon’ble Supreme Court. She represent Sales Tax Bar Association (Delhi) before Hon’ble Delhi High Court in relation to various issues faced by the tax payers in the GST regime, and have been able to get great reliefs from the Hon’ble Court.
Yuvraj is an advocate and has completed his B.A. LL.B(Hons) from RGNUL-Punjab. He is a practicing advocate and has been involved in matters pertaining to GST and other indirect taxes as well as Direct Tax. He is active in Writ Courts and has involvement in a few landmark judgments like Pitambra Books Pvt. Ltd. V. Union of India (W.P.C. No. 627 of 2020), and represented Sales Tax Bar Association (Delhi) to resolve GST issues and glitches.
Rishabh is an Associate at the ALA Legal in its Taxation Team. Having graduated from the National University of Study & Research in Law, Ranchi in June 2021, Rishabh has extensive experience of working in the area of taxation laws(Indirect & Direct both) as an Advocate and has developed a comprehensive understanding of the legal practice. Actively involved in tax litigation/advisory, Rishabh has a flair for legal writing and has contributed a few prolific writeups in notable journals like GST Law Times, ECLR etc.
Adv. Mansi Khurana is a practicing advocate and has completed her B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. She has keen interest in Tax laws and its recent developments. She has been actively participating in tax matters before various forums such as High Courts, Tribunals etc.