Bhava Nath Dahal

Mr. Dahal is the Chairman at Biz Serve Tax Advisory. He is a leader known for his ability to guide clients on complex tax issues across various industries. Diagnosis of critical tax issues and addressing them is his domain of expertise. He brings deep and relevant experience in providing international tax services and working with large multinational companies, and has helped companies develop and implement domestic and international tax planning and compliance strategies. He specializes in structuring cross-border mergers & acquisitions, post-merger integration and restructuring, international tax planning, and providing tax transaction services in cross-border transactions in various industries. He has been providing tax advisory services to the Government of Nepal on tax policy, updation of tax manual, development of various directives; support on reassessment or in final audit by tax authorities; assist on complex issue like Change in Control (CIC), Permanent Establishment (PE) etc. He is well known tax instructor and writer of taxation books. His publications are enlisted in as well.

Mr. Dahal has more than 22 years of experiences in taxation including public financial management. He has experience on drafting the unified tax code to the Government of Nepal. He has provided tax advisory service to the agencies of Government of Nepal like Inland Revenue Departmnet (IRD), Commission for Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), Office of the Auditor General of Nepal (OAG).

He has served as tax advisor to many national and foreign clients. Tax Due Diligence is one of his area of experience and expertise.

He has deep experience on Public Financial Management services wherein he has reviewed, designed and involved in development of working manual for Public Accounts Committee of Provinces and Federal legislature of Nepal. He has worked as Deputy Team Leader in the project – Strengthening Office of the Auditor General of Nepal (SOAGP). He has served as a team member in the Revenue Leakage Identification High Level Task Force for Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers – Department of Revenue Investigation. He has experience working as an auditor for SAARC Secretariat and Centres. In his previous role, he served in various positions in government agencies and professional bodies, some of them are –

  • Council Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)
  • Tax Expert on drafting Unified Tax Code headed by Director General of Inland Revenue Department
  • Engagement Leader in preparation of Accounting Manual and Training for Construction Contracts developed by Inland Revenue Department
  • Tax Advisor for determination of income under the critical cases of change in control by Large Tax Payers’ Office and Inland Revenue Office
  • Member of Steering Committee for Implementation of NPSAS in Financial Comptroller General Office (FCGO)
  • Member of Tax Advisory Committee of ICAN
  • Member of Accounting Technician Board of ICAN
  • Member of NFRS implementation Committee of ICAN

Areas of Expertise

Education & Qualifications

Chartered Accountancy from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)
Master of Business Studies from Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Bachelor of Law (LLB) from Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Professional Associations

Fellow Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN)
Advocate Member of Nepal Bar Council
Arbitrator Member of Nepal Arbitration Council
Public Procurement National Instructor in Public Procurement Monitoring Committee
International Instructor in SAI-PMFin INTOSAI-IDI

Awards and Recognition

Awarded by the Inland Revenue Department of Nepal for the outstanding support on tax-education


Author of the following books:

  • Income Tax and Value Added Tax
  • Deferred Tax
  • Taxation IPs
  • Tax Circulars
  • Public Procurement


Bhava Nath Dahal
Head - Tax Advisory

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