P. B. Vijayaraghavan & Co.,


The firm today having been established and spread across 3 states of the country, was started in 1950 in small town named Cuddalore,  around  150 kms    southwards    of    Chennai. The    firm    was    started    as    a    Sole    Proprietorship   by Shri P. B. Vijayaraghava - Iyengar.

With continuous and contended efforts the firm grew in size, surpassed geographical barriers and got shaped to a partnership firm. Today the firm has 9 partners balanced with education, experience and ability. The firm is carrying on its prolonged legacy in adapting to developments in the profession of Chartered Accountancy and with a vision to transform with technology.


Our Services

Attest Functions and Assurance Engagements

  • Statutory Audits under various statutes
  • Tax Audit as per Income Tax Act, 1961
  • Certifications

Management Audits

  • Internal Audits
  • Concurrent Audits of Banks
  • Advisory Services
  • Due diligence Reviews
  • Valuation & Feasibility studies
  • Investigation Audits


With our team of professionals having expertise in niche areas of taxation, PBV is continuing its legacy in providing quality and surpassed services to its clients in the field of taxation.

  • Tax consultancy – Direct Taxes
  • Tax Planning – Direct Taxes
  • Income Tax representation before various forums
  • Transfer pricing studies and engagements
  • Registration under Service Tax
  • Compliance requirements like filing of Service Tax Returns etc
  • Representation Services under Service Tax laws
  • Registration under State VAT law
  • Central Excise, Customs Law Services

Merger & Acquisitions (M&A Services)

  • Advise on M&A - Amalgamation / demerger
  • Valuation of Shares and securities
  • Business Process Management Studies

Companies Law compliance Services

  • Drafting of Memorandum of Association & Articles of Association
  • Incorporation of Companies
  • Filing of various e-forms with MCA21
  • Registration of Limited Liability Partnership

Services in relation to Forex

  • Foreign Contributions (Regulation) Act Registration and representations
  • Advisory services under FEMA
  • Representation services under FEMA

Other array of Services

  • Drafting of Partnership Deed and Registration with Registrar of Firms
  • Registration of Societies under Tamilnadu Societies Registration Act
  • Registration under Software Technology Parks of India (STPI)


Shri P.B. Vijayaraghavan

Shri P.B. Vijayaraghavan, B.A (Hons), M. Com, C.A

Founder  P. B. Vijayaraghavan & Co.

Shri P. B. Vijayaraghavan was born on 12th November 1925 in Chennai.P. B. Vijayaraghavan graduated from Annamalai University in B. A. Hons in the year 1945 and became a Post Graduate in the year 1947. He joined Chartered Accountancy in 1945 and did Articles with M. S. Krishnaswami & Jaganathan, Chennai during 1945 – 49.

He passed his final exam in May 1949, completed articles in December 1949 and became as Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India on January 21, 1950. He established the firm in 1950 in a small town of Cuddalore, after a short period of employment, resumed to practice in Chennai from 1951 to till date.


Some of his major milestones:

  • Had been a Part time Professor in Accountancy, Auditing etc in A.M. Jain College and Meenakshi College for 35 years.
  • Had been a Member of Southern India Regional Council during the period 1961–64.
  • Had been a Secretary of Southern India Regional Council during the year 1962–63.
  • Had been the Vice Chairman of Southern India Regional Council for the year 1963–64.
  • Had been a Member of the Central Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for two terms from 1970–73 & 1973–76.
  • Has presented several technical papers and acted as Chairman in many Seminars and Conferences organized by ICAI.
  • Had been a member of Accounting Standard Board.
  • Appearing before Madras Benches of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal since 1956.


Shri P.B. Santhanakrishnan

Shri P.B. Santhanakrishnan - Iyengar B. Sc, C.A

Senior Partner, P.B. Vijayaraghavan & Co.

Mr. P. B. Santhanakrishnan graduated in B.sc from A. M. Jain College, Chennai. P. B. Santhanakrishnan completed Chartered Accountancy in 1979 and became a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in August 1984 (Associate member in August 1979). He joined as a partner of the firm in June 1980.

Some of his major milestones:

  • Had been a member of the Southern India Regional Council for two terms during the period 1982-85 and 1985-88.
  • Had been a Former Member of the Reserve Bank of India Committee on Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS)
  • Had been a Member of the Governing Board, Punjab National Bank Institute of Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi
  • Has a vast experience in handling assurance engagements, audit of nationalised banks, income tax representations etc.
  • Held position as Director in Public Sector Bank(s) and subsidiaries of public sector bank(s)
  • Finalised audit of Apex Bank in India and overseas and number of Public Sector Undertakings.


Head Office

Address: No. 14/27, Cathedral Garden Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai – 600031
Phone: +91 44 28263490 | +91 44 2826 3918
Fax: +91 44 28276519





Chennai Office

Address: Old No. 70, Broadway, Chennai – 600018


Bangalore Office

Address: No. 26, Fourth Cross Street, Narasimha Raja Road, Bangalore – 560002


Mumbai Office

Address: No. 20/3, Sion Sindhi Society Road, 24, Sion West, Mumbai – 400022

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