Zafar is Director in the firm and heads the Direct Tax Practice Segment in the firm. He is a fellow member of Institute of Taxation Management of Pakistan and a fellow of Pakistan Institute of Public Finance Accountants.
Zafar holds a rich experience in Income tax practice spanning over 21 years. His experience for Tax Practice encompasses Income Tax Advisory, Compliances and Litigation both for Resident and Non-Resident Companies & high net worth Individuals and families.
His core area of expertise for Corporates client covers matters including but not limited to Tax Compliance Management, Tax planning, Transaction or Business restructuring, International taxation, Reporting of tax liabilities in Financial Statements, Review of specific Contracts (domestic as well as cross-border) to make them Income Tax efficient and in the end, representation before appellate forums.
For Individual Clients and business families his area covers comprehensive Tax Planning, protection of business and family wealth and tax efficiency in their Wealth Management.
Zafar also has a rich experience of about nine years of conducting Tax Workshops. He has so far conducted as many as forty three Open house & In house Tax Workshops on varied topics of interest in Income Tax Law in Pakistan.
He has delivered papers on Income Tax Law & Procedures in seminars / workshops organized by Karachi Tax Bar Association, Karachi.
Zafar has been elected as a General Secretary of the Karachi Tax Bar Association for two (02) consecutive years of 2018-19 and 2019-20.
Zafar also acts as a representative on Transfer Pricing for Middle East North Africa Region (MENA) region in Global Transfer Pricing Committee.