IFA Indonesia 2021 Annual International Tax Seminar

8 December - 9 December 2021

About the webinar

IFA Indonesia is very pleased to present its 9th IFA Indonesia 2021 Annual International Tax Seminar which will be held VIRTUALLY on 8 and 9 December 2021.

This Annual IFA International Tax Seminar will feature leading tax experts across the globe and honorable guests from tax authorities. Specially, we are very proud to confirm that Mr. Mekar Satria Utama, the Director of International Taxation of the Directorate General of Taxes (DGT), and Mr. Pascal Saint-Amans from Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will provide keynote speeches on recent international tax developments at the opening of the Seminar.

Several topical issues relating to cross-border taxation, including the impact of BEPS report to Indonesia and developing countries will be discussed as per following schedule:

 WEDNESDAY 8 DECEMBER 2021 – 13.30 – 17.00

OPENING REMARKS by IFA Indonesia Chairman


  1. Mekar Satria Utama SE., MP, Acc - Director of International Tax – Director General of Taxes (“DGT”)
  2. Pascal Saint-Amans, Director - Centre for Tax Policy and Administration of OECD

SESSION 1: Taxation issues in the context of the Digital Economy – Pillar 1 and Pillar 2 application and impact to developing countries

  1. Melani Dewi Astuti - Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance
  2. Ben DickinsonHead of Global Relations and Development Division – CTPA of OECD
  3. Bart Kosters - Senior Principal Research Associate IBFD
  4. Jan-Willem KunenSenior adviser, Loyens and Loeff – Rotterdam.
  5. Dean Rolfe - Head of International Tax - Asia Pacific of KPMG

Chair of the session:  Christine Tjen of Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Indonesia  

SESSION 2: Current Development in Transfer Pricing – Application of PMK 22/2020 Re: secondary adjustments

  1. Permana Adi – PB Taxand Indonesia
  2. Balim Boerman – Deloitte Indonesia
  3. Dwi Astuti – the Director General of Taxes
  4. Ivan BudiarnawanPT Astra International TBK

Chair of the session: Christine Tjen of Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Indonesia. THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER 2021 – 14.00 – 17.00

 SESSION 3: Recent International Tax Issues in Asia Pacific Region the impact of Multilateral Instrument application in interpreting Tax Treaty related provisions.

  1. Melinda Brown – Senior Tax Adviser – CTPA OECD
  2. Thenesh Kannaa, Partner, TraTax / WTS Malaysia
  3. Alessandro Farris - Tax adviser, Loyens and Loeff – Rotterdam.
  4. Nico Derksen International Tax Management – Singapore

Chair of the session: Adrianto Dwi Nugroho of Faculty of Law – University of Gajah Mada.    

Panel discussion:  recent international tax developments and its implementation in Indonesia

  1. Ay Tjhing Phan - Tax Partner,  PwC Indonesia
  2. Cindy Sukiman - Tax Partner, Deloitte Indonesia
  3. Jul Seventa Tarigan – Head of Tax PT Adaro Indonesia TBK
  4. TBA

Chair of the session: Nicholas Graham – Partner RSM Indonesia

The Seminar would provide an excellent opportunity for exchange of views and knowledge sharing in the areas of international tax policy, administration and jurisprudence with well-known Indonesian and International Tax Practitioners and Government Officials.

Information and registration

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The Seminar is free of registration fees for all IFA Members and non-members. Please register yourself in below link or scan the barcode above.  

Registration Link: https://bit.ly/Registration_SeminarIFA9th

Feel free to contact: Indah Ratnaningati at +62 817 915 6110 (mobile) or [email protected] / [email protected] if you have any questions.

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