Edison, NJ:31st Jan: North America Telugu Society (NATS), the premier national Telugu Organization conducted free Tax Seminar and financial planning session in Crowne Plaza, Edison, New Jersey. There was overwhelming response for this community service event and the attendees greatly lauded the efforts of NATS for coming up with this timely service, as its time for tax filing. The event is organized under the leadership of NATS President Mohan Krishna Mannava.

Renowned CPA Mr. Rasik Machchhar presided over this tax seminar and he spoke in detail regarding various topics like, Federal & State taxes, 1040 vs 1040-NR, Rule of 72, FBAR and many other topics and tips to save money on taxes. Later, financial planning session followed. Mr. Shawn Machchhar, who specializes in financial planning aspects, explained in detail about 401(K), Roth IRA, and IRA. Mr. Shawn patiently answered several questions about tax and financial planning aspects.

NATS National Coordinator for Social Media, Srihari Mandadi anchored the event. Event started with welcome speech by NATS Past BOD Chairman, Dr. Madhu Korrapati. Mohan Krishna Mannava, NATS President, spoke about NATS 24 hours helpline, adopt a school initiative and also various NATS initiatives across the country. Ramesh Nuthalapati, NATS secretary introduced CPA Mr. Rasik Machchhar. Ranjit Chaganti, NATS Board of Director introduced financial advisor Mr. Shawn Machchhar Later, a detailed Q & A session followed and NATS Immigration Chair Prasad Gurram moderated the Q&A session.

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Event Sponsors Bill Hutchinson from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage and Thevan Theivakumar from New York Life briefed about their products followed by a Q&A Session. NATS New Jersey corporate sponsors chairs Shyam Nalam and Ravi Boga gave sponsor introductions.

NATS President Mohan Krishna Mannava, NATS Executive Joint Secretary for Media, Murali Medicherla, TAGDV Vice President Harinath Bungatavula, TAGDV Joint treasurer Bhaskar Polamreddy, TFAS President Srini Gandi, TFAS Treasurer Vasanth Tanna, NATS Immigration Chair Prasad Gurram facilitated the sponsors and thanked them for their continued support.

NATS Board of Director Ranjit Chaganti, NATS New Jersey team member Sudheer Potu, NATS Immigration Chair Chandrashekar Kondela, Srinivas Menta, Ganesh Dhanekula facilitated Rasik Machchhar and Shawn Machchhar and applauded their efforts. NATS Social media chair Vamsi Krishna Venigalla proposed vote of thanks and thanked all the attendees and mentioned that NATS is planning to organize many more events like these across the country.

NATS New Jersey Team – Mohan Krishna Mannava, Ramesh Nuthalapati, Ranjit Chaganti, Srihari Mandadi, Vamsi Venigalla, Murali Medicherla, Prasad Gurram, Chandrasekhar Konidela, Sudheer Tummala, Shyam Nalam, Ravi Boga, Srinivas Menta, Suheer Potu, Bhaskar Bhupathi, Ganesh Dhanekula, Rajesh Kommineni, Radha Krishna Nallamala, Sriram Alakom, Jaya Venkat Chanumolu, Rama Krishna Vasireddy, Tulasiram Kodali, Mohan Kunamaneni, Krishna Thella, Rekha Uppaluri, Karthik Gogineni attended this event and worked hard to make it a success. All the attendees greatly appreciated NATS for this event, which helped them in getting answers to several of their tax and financial planning, questions.