We are honored to have received Two Awards at the Intuit Quickbooks Excellence Awards 2013 in association with Bloomberg TV India at Delhi on 21st November 2013.
Naresh J Patel & Co, Chartered Accountants received “ACCOUNTANT OF THE YEAR” and for NRI Advisory received “CUSTOMER CENTRIC BUSINESS OF THE YEAR”.
At the event, total of Six Excellence Awards were given, namely, “Innovative Business of the year”, “Customer Centric Business of the year”, Cloud Savvy Business of the year”, Business with Social Commitment of the year”, “Accountant of the year” and “Cloud Savvy Accountant of the year”. The awards were for the enterprises that have shown commitment, client centricity, innovation in respective awards categories that has resulted in growth and client satisfaction.
Accounting Firms that have successfully demonstrated business growth by innovating on customer services and proactively expanding circle of influence in past 12-18 months.
Naresh J Patel & Co, Chartered Accountant has transformed itself in last few years from traditional Accounting/Auditing/Income tax firm to a one stop value added consulting firm providing all types of services including but not limited to Audit – both Internal and External, Direct (Income Tax, Wealth Tax) and Indirect Taxes (VAT, Service Tax, etc.), Company Law Compliance, Setting up and managing Wholly Owned Subsidiaries, Outsourcing, Project Finance, IFRS and US GAAP consulting, XBRL, NRI Advisory, Revised Schedule VI, Insurance Audit, Liquidation consulting, etc.
The firm strongly believes and ensures ‘100%  Quality and Client Satisfaction’. The partners of the firm are also actively involved in technical contribution by giving presentations and lectures (more than 100) on various topics throughout India and at International locations and also by way of contribution of Articles in journals. We have organised various training programs as well. One of the partner is also giving services as a Managing Committee Member of the Ahmedabad Branch of the WIRC of ICAI.
The key selection criteria for the “Customer Centric Business of the Year” were Innovation in products or services that has been built by identifying a strong customer pain-point & solving it well and Measurable customer impact of using the services.
Our NRI Advisory is Customer Centric in true sense. Our advice is based on the customer needs, requirements, detailed research and analysis. We have customers’ best interest at heart at all times and help our clients make informed decisions. We provide one stop shop to NRIs by combining NRI investments in India, NRI taxation in India as well as Foreign Account/investment compliance of their home country. We take care of NRIs for both business and personal investments and from applying for PAN card or opening a Bank account to remittance of funds outside India and everything in between.
We have also organized online webinars to educate NRIs living around the world and our blogs on NRI investment and taxation have been hugely referred by them. NRIs from over 80 countries have visited our blogs. Our client (NRI) centric philosophy and proven ability to provide quality, honest and prompt service has helped us get the award.
Jury and Decision
The jury comprised of 4 eminent personalities: 1. Hari Jaisingh, Author, Columnist and former Editor of The Tribune group of publications 2. Kamlesh Vikamsey, Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Member of Standing Committee on Accounting Issues at IRDA 3. Rahul Singhal, Director, IT Advisory at KPMG and 4. Maninder Singh Grewal, MD at HealthFore Technologies and Director at Dion Global Solutions Ltd.
They reviewed, discussed and debated on the nominations received and after careful consideration, selection was made.
Thank you
We thank Intuit, Quickbooks India team, Bloomberg TV India, Jury and anyone who has been part of these organizations and the event. We are grateful to have a wonderful and dedicated team of partners, professionals, employees and article staff. We are indebted to our clients for their support, trust and confidence in us as well as word of mouth publicity.
We really appreciate that Intuit and Bloomberg have identified our strength and has selected us for the award.  These awards are proof that we are on the right track. I am sure their support will go a long way and will motivate us to do better and better.
We are thankful to almighty God and also to all our website/blog users as well as friends and family for their support and wishes. Thank you.

About Jigar Patel, CFA (USA), MBA-Finance (USA), CPA (USA), CA (India) Mr. Jigar specializes on NRI Investments and Taxation. He is proud to be one of only 21 CFA Charterholders in India working as consultants. (In 2011, when he became CFA Charterholder, out of 97,173 CFA Charterholders in the World, only 697 Charterholders were in India and only 3% work as consultant; Source: He received his MBA (Finance) from University of Illinois, Chicago, USA, CPA from USA and a Chartered Accountant from India. Jigar has over 15 years of professional experience including more than 4 years with KPMG USA’s Risk Advisory Services. Currently, he provides Wealth Management and taxation consulting serving clients from USA, UK, Americas, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia and India.


  1. Dear Nareshbhai and Chintan,
    With best wishes,
    Nilesh Suchak

  2. Nareshbhai , Jigarbhai , Chintanbhai , Richhaben , Palakben & total staff,
    Congratulation to all of you. Teamwork is the key of success.

    • Thank you very much. We really appreciate your help and support. Thanks.

  3. T he qualitative service rendered by you to the public is recognised by the G O D and
    the almighty is blessing and ecouraging YOU through these awards. i pray god that you continue to get the awards in the future years to come.
    u received.

    • Thank you very much. I really appreciate your blessings. Best regards.

  4. Dear Jigarji, Sep 24th, 2015
    Thank you very much for your advice with refrence to my blog Sep 13th 2015.As informed you earliar I am dependent on my daughters in USA not having any income as not doing any work being old now 76 yrs.
    On the other hands I am having some income in India such as Pension income and some what interest income ( Bank Interest ) etc.etc.Apart from above there is one residential property in my name which is used for our residential purposes.In India I am regularly filing my Income tax return.
    In USA I am not filing any income tax return as there is no income in USA. So far I have not disclosed about the above income and the residential property.
    Now I want to know:-
    1.What I am required to do to avoid any complication in future?
    2.Whether there is any date /time fixed for doing such requirements?
    Thanks in advance.

    • 1. I suggest you to evaluate one of disclosure program – Overseas Voluntary Disclosure ot Streamlined Compliance and contact an experienced CPA in USA for the same.
      2. While there is no deadline, earlier the better. Thanks.

  5. Great work, you definitely are blessed to do such work and help us this way.

  6. Hello, Sir
    Fcnr certificate I received urgently so what documents and time duration in amount please

    • Don’t understand the question. Please elaborate. Thanks.

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