Manu Palerichal
CEO & Partner

CA Manu Palerichal is a synonym for being passionate, progressive, and polished. Having said that CA Manu’s professional profile is unique and noteworthy. A first generation entrepreneur born in a modest South Indian family, who started his first practicing stint in Dubai in the year 2005. His story exhibits the nature of a classic entrepreneur. He landed in Dubai in 2003 with more than half decade of experience within the auditing industry in India . A Chartered Accountant & Management Accountant having been educated from ICAI New Delhi, CMA from Australia & IFRS (certification) of ICAEW from London with more than 25 years of extensive experience in the fields of Finance, Accounts, Audit, Taxation and Management Consultancy.

Current Honorary Positions

  • Vice Chairman at Customs & Trade Facilitation Commission International Chamber of Commerce [ICC] UAE
  • Board Member, Tax Committee at IECnet , an International Association of Auditors, Accountants & Tax Professionals
  • Board Member Association of International Tax Consultants [AITC]

Tax Specialist

An expert on exploring, analyzing, and interpreting changing tax legislation in the region. Owns excellent numeracy skills with a logical and analytical mind. A Tax Expert with practical experience of implementing VAT in the UAE, Bahrain & Oman. He also conducts Trainings on a regular basis and has already conducted more than 250 VAT seminars and Training Sessions across the UAE, Bahrain & Oman since May 2017 for accountants' communities and businessmen as well as for public listed companies, SMEs, Banks, etc.

An unvarying speaker on various platforms in an international sphere on topics like VAT, Economic Substance Regulation (ESR), International Taxation, Beneficial Owner Procedures (UBO) & Anti Money Laundering (AML) AML). A speaker in various platforms like, live talk shows in TV and Radio, Middle East Finance and Accounting Show, VAT Clinic held by ICAI Dubai Chapter & Khaleej Times, a panelist in ICC UAE Trade Finance Conference (International Chamber of Commerce) & many other platforms on various topics including VAT, Int’l Tax, ESR, AML, UBO etc.

An ardent professional guide to students from various backgrounds, like Finance, Management, Business Studies, etc. Have enlightened, spoken, and addressed to 100s of students with his expertise and experience in AMITY University, People Institute of Management Studies in Live Talk Shows Meet the CEO’s, Tax, VAT, etc.

Published Articles


Apr 19, 2022

Is export of goods treated as zero rated supply under UAE VAT?

Is the export of goods treated as a zero-rated supply? When the UAE implemented VAT in 2018, the tax rate for export supplies is determined as zero rates. In the first view, it looks si...

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