I, CA Gopal Kumar Kedia have 26 years of post qualification experience in the hardcore profession of accountancy. I served as Accountant Member (Judge) in the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) in Mumbai Benches, Ministry of Law & Justice, Government of India. I was elected as member of North India Regional Council (NIRC) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) first time for the year 2010-2013 and again re-elected with highest ever votes for the year 2013-16. I was elected as Treasurer of NIRC for the year 2011-12 and again I was elected as Vice Chairman of NIRC for the year 2012-13. I have been Chairman of Professional Development Committee, Direct Tax Committee, Taxation Committee, Career Counseling Committee and various other committees of NIRC of ICAI. I was also Coordinator of Service Tax Research Group, Direct Tax Code Research Group, Accounting Standard Research Group, Professional Development Research Group, International Taxation & FEMA Research Group and many other Research Groups of NIRC of ICAI.