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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.





Day 1
Day 2

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