Ismail Shabbir

Partner Taxation


Ismail Shabbir is an Associate member of the institute of the Chartered Accountant of Pakistan (ICAP) and member of Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA).

By passion, Ismail is a tax enthusiastic with a total experience of more than 10 years in external audits, and tax practice. Before joining BDO, he had worked for KPMG Taseer Hadi & Co and Grant Thornton Anjum Rahman (GTAR).

Ismail has been involved in key engagements pertaining to Cohesive Business Operations, EPC /Turnkey contract setup, tax planning and structuring for startups and fintechs, tax due diligences of large multinational companies involving merger / acquisition, royalties, fee for technical services, technical collaboration agreements, management fee, taxation of income under double tax treaties and advising high net worth individuals in optimizing their overall effective tax rate.