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Welcome to IFA Japanese Branch Website

  International Fiscal Association(IFA) is a leading non-governmental and non-sectoral international association dealing with international tax law. Membership of IFA stands at more than 12,000 from some 100 countries. It consists of high level representatives from both the private and the public sectors, including the Courts, Universities and international governmental and non-governmental organizations.

  IFA Japanese Branch unites the Japanese members of the IFA in order to represent their interests within the IFA and supports the effort of the IFA in the study of international tax law. Furthermore, IFA Japanese Branch holds meetings and seminars on topical issues of international taxation.


  • IFA Virtual Programme 2020
      Instead of the IFA Cancun Congress, IFA Virtual Programme(Webinar) will be held  from 16-25 November 2020. The sessions will include the following.
      Subject1: Reconstructing the treaty network
      Subject2: Exchange of information: issues, use and collaboration
      Recent develoopments in international taxation
      YIN Seminar
      WIN Seminar
 【Venue】 Online
     Registration details will be relased early September. For more information, we shall keep you in due course.
  •  Future activities of IFA Japanese Branch under the COVID-19
     As already announced by the Chairman, in view of the COVID-19, future activities of Japanese Branch will be conducted as follows.
     1. This year, branch general meeting is cancelled.
     2. In August, progress report meetings of Berlin Congress will be held via Zoom(Webinar).
         (We'll get back to you with more details.)
     3. After September, some seminars will be held on the theme of "International taxation after COVID-19" via Zoom(Webinar).
     4.The Asia-Pacific Conference, which will be held in Tokyo, is scheduled to be held in April or May 2022.
  • New schedule IFA Canun Congress and Future Congress     
            Due to the Covid-19 situation the 2020 Cancun Congress had to be postponed
            to 10-15 September 2022.
            But, the Cahier will be published and distributed this year and the 2021 Berlin
           Congress will remain to be held in 2021. 
           Further, future IFA congress will be held one year later than originally planned.
           For more informatinos, please check the news. 


  • Postponement of All Regional Tax Conference 2020   
           The All IFA Regional conferences have been postponed to the Spring of 2021
          (IFA News).
           The IFA Asia Pacific Regional Conference in Hong Kong will be postponed to
           27-29 April 2021. The programme and venue will remain the same.   
          The Central theme:The Future of Tax in the Asia Pacific Region
       Plenary1:Tax Morale in the Asia Pacific Region
     Plenary2:Environmental Taxes in the Asia Pacific Region:Do They Exist?
           Plenary3:Pillar2:The Remaining BEPS Issues:The End of Profit Shifting! Or Not?
           Plenary4:The Future of The Tax Profession: Is This an Inflection Point?
           and Workshops
        The Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
           For more information, we shall keep you in due course. 
  • Future Congress

         2021 Berlin, Germany  August 29th - September 2nd 
         2022 Cancun, Mexico  September 10th-15th
         2023 Cape Town, South Africa November 26th - 30th
         2024 Lisbon, Portugal  September 1st - 5th
         2025 Melbourne, Australia October 19th - 23th