The USA Branch of the International Fiscal Association, Inc. (IFA USA
) is the largest IFA branch, with approximately 1,200 members.
IFA USA meetings and conferences provide participants with the opportunity to not only keep up to date on current issues and planning techniques, but also to meet experienced tax experts from other countries, to strengthen professional relationships, and to rekindle friendships.
IFA USA Regions
The USA Branch is divided into 17 Regions, with each headed by a Regional Vice President (RVP) and a local organizing committee. The Regions of the USA Branch provide the opportunity for members to interact with each other on a routine basis and to be involved in local IFA activities. The regions of IFA are lead by Regional Vice Presidents (RVPs) who oversee the activities for their respective regions and who head the local regionial councils.
IFA USA Annual Conference
The USA Branch hosts a two-day Annual Conference in late February/early March 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 a third city.
IFA USA Joint Meetings
In addition, the USA Branch holds one or two joint meetings each year with an IFA branch from another country. These joint meetings, generally lasting one to two days and involve presentations and papers on tax planning techniques and tax issues of mutual interest between the United States and the participating country. For example, recent joint meetings have been held with the IFA branches in Canada, Mexico, France and Brazil.
IFA USA Resource Library
IFA USA also offers IFA USA Branch members access to our research library, which contains selected papers from the meetings and conferences noted above. These Adobe Acrobat files in our library are easily searchable by keyword and a great benefit of membership.
For more information about out upcoming schedule of meetings and conferences, please refer to the Calendar of Events located in the right-hand column.