Prior to becoming a Tax Consultant, Akbar worked for 16 years for the Indonesian Tax Authority (Directorate General of Taxes, the Ministry of Finance) from 1996 to 2013 and held many key positions such as Auditor on Tax Audit Joint Committee between the Directorate General of Taxes & the Directorate General of Customs & Excise, Chief of Service Section, Chief of Audit Section and Chief of Monitoring & Consultation Section in various Tax Offices.

Akbar specializes in representing taxpayers before the DGT in Tax Counseling, Audit, Preliminary Examination and Objection as well as defending taxpayers in Litigation on the Tax Court.

Akbar earned his diploma degree in accounting from the State College of Accountancy (STAN) and his accountant title from the same institution, he later earned his master degree in Management from Padjadjaran University in 2005. In addition to formal educational background, he also possesses professional licenses as follows:

1. Registered Accountant No.D-29.121 – Ministry of Finance, Republic of Indonesia
2. Registered Tax Consultant (KEP-1697/IP.A/PJ/2015)
3. License for Appeal in Tax Court (KEP-704/PP/KH/2015)