Prof.  Timir Baran Chatterjee  is a   First class B.Com (Hons) Graduate, 1st Class M. Com and a   Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi.

 He is also a qualified  Cost Accountant and a member of the Institute of Cost  and Management Accountants of India.  

 He has done his MBA degree on International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade ( IIFT)  and stood 4th in the Institute. IIFT is  a deemed Central University and the Research wing of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India .

 He is  a member of the Indian Council of Arbitration, New Delhi and Institute of Internal Auditor (USA),

 Prof.  Chatterjee has also successfully completed 18 months course on VEDANTA  ( With GITA, UPANISHAD and BRAHMA SUTRA) from Ramkrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Goal Park, Kolkata.

 Prof.  Chatterjee   is a   Visiting  Faculty of Calcutta  University,  MDI, Murshidabad,  IISWBM, XLRI- Jamshedpur( Corporate Affairs and Taxation, Merger, Amalgamation and Takeover) , IIMC ( for taxation)    Indian Defence Academy,  Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade ( for  Corporate and International Law)  and  Institute of Company Secretaries of India, CII, Assochem   for the subjects “International Tax, International Finance, Merger, Amalgamation, Company Reconstruction, “Indirect Taxation”, “Corporate Laws” and Direct Taxation .

  A member of the CII’s  Economic Affairs and Financial Sector Sub Committee ( Eastern Region) ,  Chairman  -Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Indirect Tax Committee, Member- Corporate Affairs  Committee   Prof. Chatterjee’s major exposures are mainly in the areas of  Corporate Laws, Indirect  and  Direct Tax Management,  Fund Management,  Insurance and Risks Management.

He retired as  the  Chief Corporate Officers ( Legal and Corporate Affairs) from DIC India Limited (Formerly Coates of India). Prior to above he was a Senior Executive Vice President (Corporate Affairs and Legal)  and Company Secretary of the same Company for a period of 22 years. He was  also a Director of DIC Fine Chemicals Private Limited .

 He is presently the Mentor and Partner of TAX CONNECT ADVISORY SERVICS LLP and TAX CONNECT Academy. Tax Connect is a multi disciplinary consultancy firm in the areas of Corporate Laws, Taxation, Finance, FTP, FEMA and HR.  He has experience more than 30 years in the areas of  finance, tax, legal and corporate affairs in a MNCs.   

 He has  authored several  books on

 Hand Book on Value Added Tax in West Bengal

  • Law and Practice of Fringe Benefit Tax
  • GST- Conception, Issues and Roadmap.
  • First Discussion Paper on Goods and Services in India with Commentary
  • Hand Book on Entry Tax in West Bengal.
  • Four books on State Excise, Agricultural Income Tax, Amusement Tax and Electricity duty are expected to be published in the second half February,  
  • Book on Works Contract Tax under Service Tax and West Bengal Vat
  • 3rd Edition Book on Revised Model of GST Laws
  • 4th Edition of Book on Final CGST, IGST Laws with detailed commentary is expected to be published in the 1st week of June’17.
  • Recently launched compendium on GST Law in two volumes ( Aug,17)

 Contributes regular articles on Commercial, legal and financial issues in Ananda Bazar Patrika ( Thursday), Chartered Secretary, EIRC journal of ICAI etc.

 He has given more than 400 lectures in different forums on Service Tax, Excise, Custom, VAT,GST,  Transfer Pricing and  Corporate Laws.