Mr Bhatia is the founder of Bhatia & Co a firm with multiple offices in California and India. Neeraj is a Certified Public Accountant in California, Colorado, and New York, Chartered Accountant from India, holds an LL.M. in International Taxation from the US, Costs and Works (Management) Accountant and graduated with a Bachelor Honors degree in Commerce from India. During his academic years, Neeraj has won several awards and scholarship by being top ranker nationally.
Neeraj specializes in International tax, audit and review, accounting, compliance and reporting, immigration services, and corporate compliance with offices in California, New York and New Delhi, India. Current engagements in the US and India include cross border tax planning and transactions, M&A, corporate structuring, and complex Tax audits and representation including recent oversees disclosure programs (OVDP/OVDI/ Streamlined disclosure programs). His clientele include startups, multinational companies, government organizations, Public Sector Banks, and Auto dealerships. Neeraj has also presented extensively on US and India tax issues.
Ms. Melanie Walker, Council Board Representative and Member Chair said “Mr. Bhatia is an accomplished accounting professional with 30+ years expertise in international and domestic tax planning and compliance for startups and multinational entities. Mr. Bhatia has a strong reputation in international trade and is known to consistently deliver results for his clients. There is no better person to lead the Council’s members in the Silicon Valley region into the future.”
Speaking about his appointment, Mr Bhatia said “I am thankful to the Trade Council for allowing me to work with fellow members in California and other parts of the US so that together we could work towards promoting their business and professional interests. I look forward to facilitate the creation of sustainable trade relationships for members by expansion of their collaborative networks and exploring new alliances and growth opportunities, besides providing a voice to the members at various government and non government levels.”