History

B.R. De Silva & Co., Chartered Accountants, was founded by Late Mr. B.R. de Silva FCA (E&W) - He was articled with E.C. Brown & Batts in London & qualified as a Chartered Accountant during the 2nd world war. After a short stint at the Treasury, he and the Late M/s. Satchithananda & Schokman formed the first all Sri Lankan Chartered Accountancy Firm, Satchithananda, Schockman & De Silva on 1st May 1945. Today the firm has seven Partners and with its Associate firms, over 200 staff in the group, operating from three offices..

The Management Team

 
The Senior Partner
Mr. Nihal De Silva
FCA, FCMA (UK)


Mr. Nihal De Silva is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL) and Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of UK (CIMA). He became a partner in 1975 and is the Managing Partner since 1990. He is a past president of the Sri Lanka division of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants as well as a former representative for the South Asia region at the CIMA UK council.
 
       
 
Mr. Lincoln Piyasena
FCA


Mr. Lincoln Piyasena is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He became a partner in 1978 and specializes in Auditing and Taxation. He served as a council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka during the period 1995- 2004. His portfolio of clients includes companies in Retail, Manufacturing, Construction, Wholesale and Retail businesses. He has experience in corporate recovery services.
 
       
 
Mr.Lasantha Wickremasinghe
FCA

Mr. Wickremasinghe is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL) and the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka (AAT). He is a council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka from 2006. He has served as a Council Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka during 2004-2007.

He is the Chairman of the Conference Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He has served as the Chairman of the Annual Report Awards Committee (2008 & 2011), Examinations Committee (2010-2011) and Training and Student Development Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka during 2006-2009. He was the Treasurer of the Organization of Professional Association of Sri Lanka 2009-2010. He is also a Committee Member of the Urgent Issues Task Force (UITF) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.
 
 
       
   

Mr. Sanjaya Bandara
FCA, MBA, B.sc (Acc).

Mr. Sanjaya Bandara is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. His specialty is in all technical matters relating to Accounting, especially IFRS's. He has an honours degree in Accountancy from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura and a MBA from the University of Colombo. He is a visiting lecturer at the University of Sri Jayawardanapura and ICBT Campus for the MBA of University of Wales. His portfolio of clients includes companies in Apparel, Leisure, Healthcare, Construction and Manufacturing Industries. He is a Committee Member of the Urgent Issues Task Force (UITF) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

 
       
 
Ms. Naayila Marikkar
FCA

Ms. Naayila Marikkar is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. She is the governor of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Sri Lanka Chapter and a member of the Student Training & Development Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. She has experience in conducting Due Diligence Reviews, Internal Audits, Statutory Audits and BPO Assignments. Her portfolio of clients includes Companies involved in International Transportation, Multinational Manufacturing companies and service organizations.
 
       
 
Ms. Dinesha De Silva
ACA, ACMA, CPA Austrailia, LLB and Attorney at Law.


She obtained her LLB Degree from the University of Colombo. An Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CASL) and also a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (CIMA). She is an Associate member of CPA Austrailia. Her portfolio of clients includes companies in Apparel, Leisure, Healthcare and Manufacturing Industries.
 
       
 
Mrs.Sepali Fernando

Administration Manager


She is responsible for all matters connected with administration and Finance. She also handles outsourcing work of the firm.
 
     
 
Kandy Partner
Mr W.L.L.Perera
FCA,FCMA,CMA,MCMI


Mr. Lakshman Perera is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. He became a partner in 1983 and specialized in Audit & Assurance, Management consultancy and Taxation. Lakshman served as a council member of the University of Peradeniya, the largest and the oldest University of Sri Lanka from 1991 to 2011. His portfolio of clients includes Companies in the Finance, Manufacturing, Hospitals, Construction, Wholesale and Retail businesses.
 
     


 

 

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28 MAY

PAYE Tax Tables - Y/A 2014/2015

Monthly Tax deductions from regular profits, Rates for the deduction of tax from Once-and-for-all Payments, Rates for the deduction of tax from payments made to non-citizen employees...