Day 5 of IFA Congress Mumbai 2014 began with the plenary session on “Recent Development in International Taxation”. The focus of the panel was to discuss the OECD Model 2014 Update, impact of OECD Authorised Economic Approach on domestic tax systems, Exchange of information, FATCA etc.
The first panel on Day 4 of the IFA Congress discussed the work done so far under OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project. While the focus of the panel was the action plan on “Preventing Treaty Abuse”, the panelists briefly touched upon other recommendations issued under BEPS and the next steps.
The seminar on ‘Tax Issues relating to Intangibles’ focused on BEPS Action Plan 8 and the differences emanating between the OECD and non-OECD countries.
The highlight of Day 3 of IFA Congress 2014 was the Judges seminar chaired by Senior Advocate Soli Dastur and comprising of judges from USA, France, Canada and India.
Day 2 of IFA Congress 2014 began with the plenary session on “Cross-border Outsourcing – issues, strategies and solutions”. The focus of the subject was to discuss how various jurisdictions are dealing with the concept of outsourcing from tax perspective and highlight key challenges faced by MNEs.
The 68th Annual Congress of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) opened last evening with a congregation of over 1500 tax delegates from across the world.
In a few hours’ time we will welcome the 68thAnnual Congress of the international Fiscal Association into our beloved Mumbai.
A truly unique & special Congress, it coincides with Porus Kaka presiding as the President of IFA worldwide organization and inauguration of IFA Academy at Noida – a dream that late Shri OP Vaish, Senior Advocate and founder of IFA in India had.
A vision of Late Shri. OP Vaish, the India Branch of IFA Academy will be inaugurated soon.
IFA Congress 2014 kicks off this Sunday at "amchi" Mumbai with technical sessions on hotly debated, complex and contentious international tax issues, with speakers drawn from the Who’s Who of tax world.
Here's a preview of the plenary sessions scheduled on Monday (Oct 13) and Tuesday (Oct 14).