Kurtulus Ozan KESER | NTS
Kurtulus Ozan KESER
Tax and Audit Partner / Sworn in CPA / Independent Auditor
ozan.keser@audit.com.tr

Kurtulus Ozan KESER

Kurtuluş Ozan Keser has worked in the Ministry of Finance for over 15 years in tax examinations, economic and financial investigations, launder criminal investigations, and experts in courts.

After graduating from the Faculty of Political Sciences at Ankara University, Mr. Keser began working as a Tax Auditor Assistant in the Ministry of Finance in 2003. He attended Tax Inspection Boards in 2004 and earned the title of Tax Inspector after the proficiency exam in 2008. Between 2011 and 2018, Mr. Keser worked as Tax Inspector in Tax Inspection Board Izmir Thin Capitalization, Transfer Pricing, and Offshore Income Group and resigned from his public duties in 2018.  Since that time, he serves as a sworn-in CPA and a consultant in the private sector.

During his service in the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Keser has conducted tax examinations on behalf of the Minister of Finance in different sectors like holding companies, automotive spare parts, alcoholic beverages, construction, food, software, international transportation, finance, theatre, education, electrical household goods, textiles, construction materials, medical, etc.

Mr. Keser specialized in transfer pricing and international taxation. During his working life, he joined the Advisory Commission meetings established within the Tax Inspectors Board and served as a Member of the Report Evaluation Commission in the Izmir Thin Capitalization, Transfer Pricing, and Offshore Income Group. He attended the meetings held within the scope of the European Union Twinning project in the Ministry of Finance and get educated in the same Project.

During his service as a Tax Inspector, Mr. Keser attended in-service training as a trainer and presented conferences in professional chambers. Also, he taught on Tax Law, Tax Law Practices, and Turkish Tax System as a part-time instructor at Izmır Katip Celebi University.

Mr. Keser, who has written numerous articles in professional journals, is also a member of the reading committee and the editorial board of the Tax World, a professional journal.

He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University in the USA with a master's degree in accounting in 2014, Mr. Keser received courses in auditing, international accounting standards, finance, and company valuations during his graduate study.

Mr. Keser was also on the board of directors of the Izmir Branch of the School of Political Science Alumni Association in 2010 – 2014 and Tax Inspectors Association in 2008 – 2009, 2015 – 2016, and 2017 – 2018. He is a member of the Tax Inspectors Association, Tax Inspectors Foundation, Istanbul Chamber of Sworn-in CPA, and School of Political Science Alumni Association.

25 YEARS OF EXPERINCE

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