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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.


  • 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)
  • 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
   (Update)Registration details will open soon. For more information, we shall keep you in due course.
  • 2020 Cahiers available online
      The 2020 Cahiers are available online and distributed free to all members.
      Members of IFA will receive the printed publication which has been reduced to the General reports of both Subject1 and Subject2, together with the summary and conclusions of all branch reports.
      Online Cahiers(full ver.) can be downloaded in PDF(IFA member only). 
      The full printed publication can be ordered in the IFA Shop. IFA members benefit from a 40% discount. 
      More information, please click [Cahiers] and [IFA shop]


  •  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 Calendar).
           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

         2020 Virtual Programme, Online, November 16-25 
         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