BCCI removes Chennai auditor firm

New Delhi :Reflecting the change at the helm, the BCCI today terminated the services of a Chennai-based tax auditor firm after shifting its treasury office to Mumbai.

“The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to shift its Treasury office from Chennai to Mumbai. Keeping in mind that all tax matters of the BCCI are with the Income Tax Office in Mumbai, the Board has decided to hire a Tax Advisor and Internal Auditor that operates out of Mumbai,” BCCI said in a statement.

“Accordingly, the BCCI has hired M/S Gokhale & Sathe, a reputed firm based in Mumbai and having extensive experience in Trust matters, as its advisor on Direct Tax matters and as an Internal Auditor for the accounting year 2015-16 with immediate effect, in replacement of PB Vijayraghavan & Co. from Chennai,” it added.

The shift of the treasurer’s office to Mumbai from Chennai, the fort of former strongman N Srinivasan, comes days after the election of Shashank Manohar as the new BCCI President.

The BCCI also uploaded its constitution, formally known as Memorandum And Rules and Regulations. Last revised in

September 2012, it is there for all to view on bcci.tv. It has 52 pages with various heads and sub-heads.