IFA David R. Tillinghast Research Program

IFA Turkey & Koc University, 2017

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IFA Turkey & Koc University, 2017

IFA David R. Tillinghast Research Program


IFA Congress 2017

Rio de Janeiro - BRASIL

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IFA Congress 2018


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IFA Congress London 2019

London - ENGLAND

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IFA Congress Cancun 2020


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Detailed information on the activities organized by IFA Turkey and photos of completed activities can be viewed in this section.

Central IFA

IFA (International Fiscal Association) is an organization established in 1938 with its headquarters in the Netherlands.

Young IFA

As a sub-group of IFA, Young IFA was established on an initiative adopted in 2005 particularly for young members in the early stages of their career in the framework of IFA’s general objectives.

IFA Turkey’s Objectives

To conduct researches on Turkish fiscal law and public finance and contribute to the improvement of these fields, conducting studies on the international and comparative law subjects related to public finance, particularly international and comparative tax law as well as the legal, fiscal and economic aspects of taxation and to contribute to the progress of these fields.

IFA Turkey

Various tax academics and practitioners led by Prof. Dr. Billur Yaltı founded International Fiscal Association (IFA Turkey) in line with the general objectives of IFA headquarters in 2012. The Association’s IFA Country Branch status was approved in the Boston Congress in the same year. Therefore, Turkey has become the 63rd member country of IFA.

About Membership

Meeting regulatory requirements...

Any real and legal person resident in Turkey who meets the regulatory requirements and whose professional field or specialization is to conduct researches or practices about national or international fiscal law or public finance is entitled to become a member of this association provided that they hold IFA membership in line with Chapter V of IFA Articles of Association.

Eligibility according to nationality and residence...

Foreign real persons not resident in Turkey can become a member of the Association as per the Executive Committee’s positive opinion in case they meet the conditions required for Turkish citizens and are entitled to reside in Turkey.

Honorary membership is not subject to this requirement. Turkish citizens not resident in Turkey may become members of the Association as per the Executive Committee’s positive opinion.

Membership of legal entities...

TFor the membership of legal entities, the relevant legal entity’s Board of Directors must take a decision, and the authorized real person representative must be communicated in writing.


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Prof. Dr. Billur Yaltı works at Koç University’s Law School, Department of Tax Law.

Prof. Dr. Billur Yaltı – Chairman

One of the founders of IFA Turkey, Erdal Çalıkoğlu has been serving as a tax partner and country leader at EY Istanbul Office for 25 years.

Erdal Çalıkoğlu – General Secretary

One of the founding partners of IFA Turkey, Att. Zeki Gündüz joined PwC Turkey in 1992 after serving as a Tax Inspector for more than 8 years.

Att. Zeki Gündüz – Members

Dr.Meltem Sağlam graduated from Istanbul Vocational High School of in 1983 and from Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Business Administration in 1988.

Dr.Meltem Sağlam – General Treasurer

Asst. Prof. A.Selçuk Özgenç works at Sakarya University Law School, Department of Fiscal Law.

A.Selçuk Özgenç – Member

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