The International Peace Council, USA, has presented the prestigious “Abraham Lincoln Excellence Award” to Dr. CA. Abhishek Murali, Chartered Accountant, Chennai, for his Excellence in the Tax Sector and Laudable Contributions of Repute by addressing 500 seminars during the COVID period.

Dr. Abhishek Murali is a Practising Chartered Accountant at Chennai who is the Partner of VICTOR GRACE & CO., Chartered Accountants. He is the elected Secretary of the Southern India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (SIRC of ICAI) for the year 2020-2021. Dr. Abhishek Murali is the youngest elected Regional Council Member of the Southern India Regional Council (SIRC) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for 2 terms in succession for the periods of 6 years, viz., 2016-2019 & 2019-2022 by securing the highest number of votes from Tamil Nadu. He has the Honour of being the Youngest Elected Secretary in the history of the SIRC of ICAI. During his term as Secretary, the SIRC won the ‘BEST REGION AWARD’ of the ICAI for the first time in more than 10 years. He is also a consistent rank-holder in his education and examinations.  

Dr. Abhishek Murali is an expert in Direct Taxation, International Taxation, Litigation / Appeals, Due Diligence & Mergers & Acquisition. He has organised and spoken at more than 1,500 seminars, workshops and conferences. Dr. CA Abhishek Murali was felicitated with the Gold Star Award by Padmashri Dr. Mylswamy Annadurai, Director, ISRO Satellite Center, Moon Man of India (Project Director of Chandrayaan – 1 & 2), for addressing more than 500 Seminars during the COVID Period Alone.  

Dr. Abhishek Murali also received the ABRAHAM LINCOLN EXCELLENCE AWARD from the International Peace Council, USA, for his Excellence in the Tax Sector & Laudable Contributions of Repute by addressing more than 500 seminars during the COVID period. 

Dr. Abhishek Murali is a member of the Committee for Implementation and Survey of the Faceless Assessment & Faceless Appeal Proceedings constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. He is a Non-Academia Member of the Board of Studies of Madras University. He regularly appears on National and Regional TV Channels and contributes articles of professional interest in various Newspapers and Journals. Dr. Abhishek Murali is the nominated First Secretary (Economy & Trade) for the Hon. Consul of the Republic of Zambia. He has also qualified in the Independent Directors Databank Online Proficiency Test, conducted by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs. 

Dr. Abhishek Murali is currently the Chairman of the Public Relations Committee, the Direct Taxes & International Taxes Committee and the Committee for Members in Industry & Business of the SIRC of ICAI. He has authored five books of Professional Interest. His book on ‘Overview of the Companies Act, 2013’ is well received in the corporate circle. His books ‘Income Tax Ready Referencer’ and ‘Taxation of Capital Gains’ are extensively used by Professionals and Government Officials alike. 

Dr. Abhishek Murali is an avid Golf, Squash, Football and Table Tennis player and is a keen follower of the game of Football. Dr. Abhishek also regularly blogs and enjoys reading.