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Welcome to IFA USA Branch Website

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PARENT ORGANIZATION

Formed in 1938, the International Fiscal Association (IFA) is a leading non-governmental, international organization dealing with tax matters. Headquartered in Rotterdam, IFA is comprised of company tax personnel, tax advisers, university professors, and government officials. IFA provides a unique forum for discussing international tax questions. IFA now has approximately 10,000 members worldwide in over 90 countries, of which 45 have national branches. The objectives of IFA are the study and advancement of international and comparative fiscal law and the financial and economic aspects of taxation.

USA BRANCH

The USA Branch is the largest IFA branch, with approximately 1,000 members. The Branch is divided into 15 regions, each headed by a Regional Vice President (RVP) and a local committee. The Regions are active and routinely host events and conferences for members and guests. The locations of the regions and the contact information for the RVPs can be found by clicking on the "Organization" section above.

The USA Branch hosts a two-day conference in late February/early March of each year consisting of presentations by eminent international tax experts on topics, planning ideas and issues of current importance. The venue rotates among Washington, DC, New York, NY, and other cities (the 2010 Conference will be held held in Philadelphia). The current schedule of IFA programs and conferences is available in the "Events" section in the right-hand column.

Click on the following to contact
Peter Blessing, Membership Chair for the USA Branch for further information on benefits of IFA membership.



IFA USA Dallas Region Seminar

Inversions and International Tax Reform
Wednesday, September 3, 2014

5:30pm - 6:00pm - Registration & Welcome Reception
6:00pm - 7:30pm - Presentation

Location:
Thompson & Knight LLP
One Arts Plaza
1722 Routh Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201

Speaker:
Christopher H. Hanna,
SMU Dedman School of Law

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Houston Region Panel Discussion

Ethical Cross-Border Tax Planning
Thursday, September 4, 2014

5:30pm - 7:00pm - Presentation
7:00pm - 8:30pm - Reception

Location:
The Downtown Club at Houston Center
11th Floor - 1100 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77002

Speakers:
Lee Sheppard,
Tax Analysts
Ira Shepard, University of Houston Law Center
Dan Leightman, Leightman Tax Law PLLC

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68th Congress of the International Fiscal Association

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The Indian Branch of IFA invites you to take part in the 68th Congress of the International Fiscal Association in Mumbai, India and urges you to mark your calendar for 12 - 17 October 2014. The venue of the congress is NCPA (National Centre of Performing Arts) at Nariman Point, which is the heart of the business district of Mumbai. The neighboring Oberoi & Trident Hotels will also host some of the meetings.

The 2014 Scientific Program has been designed to be of keen interest to International Tax Practitioners, Academics and Government Officials.

The Main Topics Are:
Subject I
: Cross-border outsourcing - issues, strategies and solutions
General Reporters: Shefali Goradia and Pinakin Desai (India)
Chair: Bruno Gibert (France)

Subject II
: Qualification of taxable entities and treaty protection
General Reporters: Claus Staringer and Michael Lang (Austria)
Chair: Carol Dunahoo (USA)

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2015 Annual Conference

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Location:
The Ritz-Carlton
1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20037


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Transfer Pricing Policy and Practice

The Duke Center for International Development at Duke University (DCID) is pleased to announce a new intensive training program for tax professionals in public and private sector organizations:

Transfer Pricing:
Policy and Practice
September 14-19, 2014

This weeklong program, led by Duke faculty and outside experts, will provide tax administrators with insight into the complex world of transfer pricing. It will also equip government officials to develop sound transfer pricing rules that balance the needs of government and business.
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ABA US-Europe Tax Planning Strategies Conference

ABA US-Europe Tax Planning Strategies Conference

Location:
Munich, Germany

Date:
April 15-17, 2015

8/29/14 10:25 AM
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Dallas Region Seminar [Wed Sep 3 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM]
Houston Region Panel Discussion [Thu Sep 4 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM]
2014 IFA Congress Mumbai [Sun Oct 12–Fri 17 Oct]
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