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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 2021 Virtual Event

IFA 2021 Virtual Event will be held from 29 November-1 December 2021. There is a 8 hour time difference between CTE and JST.
【Date】Monday 29 November(14:30~18:30),Tuesday 30 November(15:00~18:00),
     Wednesday 1 December 2021(14:30~18:00)
【Theme】 "The Global Tax Agreement: the Two-Pillar Solution"
IFA will focus on the global tax agreement and the implementation plan to be finalised in October 2021. Following a dedicated IFA/OECD session on Monday, Tuesday will be focused on IFA's Inclusive framework with a session dedicated to each region. The last day of the event will see virtual sessions of IFA’s Young IFA Network (YIN) and Women of IFA Network (WIN).
Registration is reserved for IFA members and without charge. Details for registration will follow soon and registration will be opened coming September of which all members will be notified. The sessions will be live but to ensure these sessions are convenient for all participants across the globe, all sessions will be recorded and made available to participants if they wish to access these at a later stage. For more information please go to www.ifa.nl or contact the IFA Secretariat by mail. Schedule is here.       (2021/7/13)                                                                                                              

  • IFA Japanese Branch Online Meeting 2021

IFA Japanese Branch Online Meeting will be held on 19 July 2021.
【Date】19 July 2021, 15:00~16:30
【Theme】Interpretation of Double Taxation Conventions: Principal Purpose Test
【Speaker】Kawabata Yasuyuki(Yokohama National University Graduate School of    International Social Sciences Professer)
 If you are interested, please click here .And click here for registration.


  • Japanese Reporter of 2022 Cancun, Mexico
      The Japanese Branch Reporters for the Cancun Congress which will be held in September 10-15, 2022, have been selected.
     Subject 1:Sharing and Shifting Losses – The “New” Profit Shifting?
                    (Branch Reporter: Koichiro, Yoshimura)
     Subject 2:Good faith in domestic and international tax law
                    (Branch Reporter: Yoshinori, Ikeda)


  •  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. 
  • Future Congress 

         2021 Berlin, Germany,  August 29 - September
         2022 Cancun, Mexico,  September 10-15
         2023 Cape Town, South Africa, November 26-30
         2024 Lisbon, Portugal, September 1-5
         2025 Melbourne, Australia, October 19-23
       2026 Stockholm, Sweden