Corporate Law and Tax (Law) in Nepal
Aster is a team of experts on Income Tax & Corporate Law based in Nepal, with proven track record of consistent performance serving national and international clients. The goal of Aster is “To ease doing business in Nepal by providing high quality advisory services enabling compliance with tax and regulatory framework.” The company is led by directors Saroj Krishna Ghimire and Mukunda Dev Adhikari, supported by team of advocates and Chartered Accountants.
Saroj is an Attorney at Law and practices law at Supreme Court of Nepal. He also holds dual LL.M. from UK and India and is also an Assistant Professor of Law at Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Saroj has working experience in various immigration and employment matters as foreign lawyer in London, Sydney and New York based law firms.
Dev is Chartered Accountant member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, ADIT graduate from Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK and post graduate from New Zealand. Dev is a reputed tax trainer, and the man behind Nepal Tax Online, the first and only income tax resource portal in Nepal.Show more +
Dev is an ACA member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and FCA member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal.
He is the Director of Aster Advisory Pvt. Ltd. and promoted Nepal Tax Online, after leaving his eponymous firm Baker Tilly Dev Associates/Baker Tilly Nepal in September 2014 where he was the managing partner.
Dev is a reputed tax practitioner in Nepal. In 2015/16, he worked as consultant for pilot project for tax payer education conducted jointly by Inland Revenue Department of Nepal Government, FNCCI, GIZ and ICAN. In 2011, under his leadership as Managing Partner, Baker Tilly Nepal was selected as service provider for capacity building training to tax officers of Nepal Government, and he served as key trainer to tax officers for the assignment for around 130 days training. He has provided tax advisory services including tax planning and structuring advices to foreign organization doing business in Nepal, advice for expat tax planning, communication with tax authorities on disputes or advance rulings, transfer pricing advisory services for foreign owned corporate and, negotiation with tax authorities, serving international clients based in Thailand, China, UK, Belgium, Malaysia, India and France.
Dev has done his post graduate from New Zealand and Advance Diploma in International Taxation from Chartered Institute of Taxation, UK.Show more +