Shiv R. Jhawar - Tax Expert
45 years in tax practice!
Meet Shiv R. Jhawar, a distinguished IRS-licensed Enrolled Agent since 1979, who has been dedicating his expertise to preparing U.S. income tax returns for individuals and businesses, as well as defending clients in IRS audits, appeals, and tax collection issues.
The Pinnacle of IRS Credentials
The “Enrolled Agent” designation is the highest credential the IRS awards. “Enrolled” signifies that the individual has been granted a license to practice by the United States Department of the Treasury. The federal government, not the states, issues EA licenses, which means that unlike CPAs, who can only practice in certain states, an EA like Shiv Jhawar can practice across all 50 states.
An Illustrious Career
Shiv R. Jhawar’s reputation precedes him; he is listed as a notable individual on Wikipedia and was honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018, a recognition of his numerous accomplishments. Furthermore, SRJ Consulting has been listed as the Best Rated Tax Preparer in Chicago by ptin.org and ranked among the 5 Best Auditors in Chicago by Kev’s Best, a blog that rates businesses.
Academic and Professional Excellence
Shiv’s academic and professional credentials are nothing short of exceptional:
- B.Com (Honors), University of Calcutta, 1968, placed in the top ten merit list
- Master of Accounting Science (MAS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1974
- Chartered Accountant (CA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, 1970
- Lecturer, H.R.College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai, India 1971-1973
- Special Project Chief, CBS Television, Chicago, 1975
- Lecturer, City Colleges of Chicago, 1978
- Enrolled Agent (EA), United States Treasury, 1979
- Member, National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA)
- Member, AICPA International Associate
- Author of the inspiring book, Building a Noble World, 2004
- Awarded Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for career achievements, 2018
- Five Star Review Award from PTINdirectory
A Tech-Savvy Professional
With a keen interest in computer technology, Shiv has developed his own accounting software, which he utilizes in his tax accounting practice, ensuring efficiency and accuracy.
Residing in Chicago, Shiv enjoys diving into deep meditation, discovering delightful cuisines, writing articles, watching international cricket, and ensuring a good night’s sleep in his spare time.
Clients often affirm, “This man knows what he is talking about when it comes to taxes.”
Indeed, with a career spanning over four decades, Shiv R. Jhawar has not only amassed a wealth of knowledge and experience but has also earned the trust and respect of his clients and peers alike. Trust Shiv to bring you peace of mind in all your tax-related matters.
ENROLLED AGENT / OFFICE MANAGER
About Anvi Parikh — Enrolled Agent Your Trusted Office Manager and Tax Practitioner
Introducing Anvi Parikh, a licensed professional authorized to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Enrolled Agents (EAs) like Anvi, are the only federally licensed tax practitioners who specialize in taxation, and also have unlimited rights to represent taxpayers before the IRS.
A Strong Educational Background
Anvi holds a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University (Delaware, Ohio), majoring in Accounting, which she received in 2005. This strong educational foundation paved the way for her to contribute effectively in the tax industry.
Years of Dedication
Anvi has been a vital part of the SRJ Consulting team for over 15 years, assisting Shiv Jhawar in his tax practice. Her experience and dedication make her an invaluable asset to the firm and its clients.
A Recognized Tax Professional
As an Enrolled Agent, Anvi is listed in the IRS directory of Tax Return Preparers with credentials, a testament to her competence and expertise. Additionally, she is a member of the National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) and the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP), both prestigious organizations that only include professionals who meet specific standards of excellence.
Expertise in Key Tools
Anvi regularly uses QuickBooks accounting software and has mastered Microsoft Excel, tools essential for effective tax preparation and financial management. Her highly organized and detail-oriented approach helps individuals and small business owners save money on taxes.
A Heart for Giving Back
Beyond her professional responsibilities, Anvi assists Shiv Jhawar in running his Noble World Foundation (NWF), a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public charity, nonprofit organization (www.nobleworld.org). Her involvement in NWF reflects her commitment to giving back to the community and making a positive impact in the world.
In Anvi Parikh, you have not only a licensed tax practitioner but also a dedicated professional committed to helping you navigate the complexities of the tax system while also contributing to the betterment of society. Trust Anvi to help you manage your taxes efficiently and effectively.