Parthasarathi Shome

Parthasarathi Shome is Adviser (at level of Minister of State) to the Indian Finance Minister, 2013. He was among the 2012 Global Tax 50 of the International Tax Review, ‘individuals and organisations that made a substantial impact on tax practice and administration in the past 12 months’. He received the highest civilian honour of the Government of Brazil, Commander of the Order of the Southern Cross, in 2000, for his contributions to Brazilian tax reform.  He was Chairman, Expert Committee on General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR), Government of India, July-October
2012, Director and Chief Executive of Indian
Council for Research on International
Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi
(2011-12), Chief Economist of Her Majesty’s
Revenue and Customs, UK (2008–11),
and Adviser to the Indian Finance Minister
(at level of Secretary) (2004–08).

Shome began his professional career
in academia, rising to Professor of
Economics at American University,
Washington DC (1975–83). He
worked at the IMF (1983–2004),
where he held various positions,
including Chief of Tax Policy
(1992–95) and Director, IMF
Singapore Institute
(2001–03). He has
provided fiscal technical.......
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