IBFD's 75th Anniversary
In 2013, IBFD celebrated 75 years of long-standing values and reliability as a leading provider of high-quality, independent tax research. Several commemorative events have taken place throughout the year, such as:
IBFD and IFA 75th Jubilee Asia-Pacific Tax Conference
IBFD and the International Fiscal Association (IFA), Malaysia Branch, hosted the Asia-Pacific Tax Conference from 28 to 29 November 2013 in Kuala Lumpur. Read more about the contents of this event in the reports below.
IBFD's 75th Anniversary Congress
We are pleased to report that our 75th Anniversary Congress on the 12th of June 2013 was a great success. It was a pleasure to host 370 guests in the Beurs van Berlage (Amsterdam) for our congress, cocktails and dinner. We would like to thank you for all your thoughtful and positive comments.
Written congress report
Watch below the videos of the congress highlights
The congress theme was "Tax avoidance in the international arena: legitimate aim or immoral act?", a very hot topic nowadays. The speeches given by our speakers were very well received and provided thought-provoking and stimulating content.
For those of you who could not attend or would like to see the speeches again, please click on the links below.
IBFD's 75th Anniversary Congress Speaker Competition winners
It was also a pleasure to announce the winners of the speaker competition at the congress. View below the video of their speeches.
- Ms Anuschka Bakker, Principal Researcher, IBFD (internal winner)
- Mr Prashant Prakash, Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability, New Delhi, India (external winner)
75th Anniversary calendar
- 8 January 2013: New Year’s Reception
- January 2013: Launch of the IBFD Conference Speaker Competition
- 2 February 2013: Contribution to the IFA Jubilee Conference
- 11 March 2013: IBFD 75th Jubilee Workshop in Cape Town
- 13 March 2013: IBFD 75th Jubilee Workshop in Johannesburg
- 12 June 2013: IBFD's 75th Anniversary Congress: Tax avoidance in the international arena: legitimate aim or immoral act?
- 12 June 2013: IBFD’s Jubilee book – Taxation of Business Profits in the 21st Century: Selected Issues under Tax Treaties
- 25-30 August 2013: IFA Conference in Copenhagen
- 28-29 November: IBFD 75th Tax Conference, Kuala Lumpur