Sarika Dhameja has recently joined PKF Dubai office as Director â€“ Tax Services. A commerce graduate from Delhi University, India, and a Chartered Accountant and member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, she has an Advanced Diploma in International Taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT), UK.
She worked for Deloitte, India, for around 15 years before relocating to Dubai and joining PKF.Sarika has 18 years of rich experience in taxation including indirect taxes, inbound and outbound tax planning, optimization of taxes in global contracts, acquisition, structuring and transfer pricing.
She actively handled implementation of Service-Tax (similar to VAT) in India, and several other tax related implementations such as Fringe Benefit Tax, General Anti-Avoidance Rules, BEPS projects, etc. She has led structuring for several clients (including MNCs) for tax planning. She has also represented clients in high profile tax audits and litigation proceedings before various tax authorities/forums.
Sarika has authored various articles in international publications and has also presented many tax technical topics in public forums.