2 - 6 September 2018

IFA 2018 Congress Seoul, Republic of Korea

The 72nd IFA Congress will be held between 2 and 6 September 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, representing the third IFA Congress to take place in Asia. Seoul is a dynamic and energetic city that treasures 600 years of tradition while embracing the future as a world leader in information technology. Congress participants will witness the considerable growth in the international taxation field in both Korea and Asia.

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Scientific programme

Subject 1

Seeking anti-avoidance measures of general nature and scope - GAAR and other rules

Subject 2

Withholding tax in era of BEPS, CIVs and digital economy

Seminar programme

  • Effectiveness of anti-avoidance mechanisms (including limitations of benefits)
  • Alternatives to resolving tax disputes - evolving experience and possible developments
  • Limits of tax jurisdiction - non-traditional "business presence"
  • Recent trends in the taxation of corporate distributions
  • Tax incentives to attract foreign direct investments without eroding the tax base
  • IFA/OECD
  • Recent International VAT/GST issues from the perspective of basic principles included in the OECD's International VAT/GST Guidelines
  • Recent Developments in international taxation
  • Regional Government Officials' Seminar
  • IFA/EU

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