The Tenth IMF-Japan High-Level Tax Conference for Asian Countries

Tokyo, Japan

April 25-26, 2019

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Agenda - Day 1

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Registration

Opening Session

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM

Opening Address Mr. Mitsuhiro Furusawa, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

9:40 AM - 9:50 AM

Welcome Address Mr. Takahiro Yasui, Deputy Director-General for International Tax Policy, Tax Bureau, Ministry of Finance (MOF), Japan 

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

Photo Session and Coffee Break

Session on Corruption

10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

Chair: Mr. Tai Pang Tam, Deputy Commissioner, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong

Key Note Presentation: Mr. Vitor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD), IMF

Discussant: Mrs. Puspita Wulandari, Assistant of Minister for Tax Supervisory, Directorate General of Taxation (DGT), Indonesia

Discussions

Session on Taxation of High Wealth Individuals (HWI)

10:30 AM - 12:45 AM

Presentations:

Ms. Susan Betts, Senior Economist, FAD

Mr. Kiyoshi Nakayama, Advisor, FAD 

Mr. Philip Kerfs, Head, International Cooperation Unit, Center for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

Mr. Naofumi Kosugi, Senior Advisor (International Taxation), National Tax Agency (NTA), Japan

Mr. Mohammed Noor Ahmad, Deputy CEO, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia (IRBM) 

Mr. John Hutagaol, Director of International Taxation, DGT, Indonesia 

Discussions

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch Break

Session on Minimum Taxation

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Presentations:

Mr. Michael Keen, Deputy Director, FAD

Mr. Dakila Elteen Napao, Assistant Secretary, Department of Finance, Philippines

Discussions

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break

Session on Aspects of Taxation and Digitalization

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Chair: Mr. Jim Brumby, Director, Governance Global Practice, World Bank

Presentations:

Mr. Keen, FAD 

Ms. Betts, FAD

Mr. Kerfs, OECD

Mrs. Dwi Astuti, Deputy Director for Tax Treaties and International Tax Cooperation, DGT, Indonesia

Mr. Warotai Kosolpisitkul, Fiscal Policy Advisor, Fiscal Policy Office, MOF, Thailand

Discussions

Session on Tools for Tax Policy Analysis

4:15 PM - 5:15 PM

Presentations:

Mr. Keen, FAD

Mr. Ahmad, IRBM, Malaysia 

Discussions


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Agenda - Day 2

Session on Recent Development in International Taxation

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Corporate taxation in the global economy

Chair: Mr. Md. Hossain Bhuiyan, Senior Secretary and Chairman of national Board of Revenue, MOF, Bangladesh

Presentations:

Mr. Keen, FAD

Mr. Shuichi Hosoda, Director, International Tax Policy, MOF, Japan

Prof. Motohiro Sato, Hitotsubashi University

Discussions

10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

BEPS implementation

Chair: Prof. Yoshihiro Masui, University of Tokyo

Presentations:

Mr. Kerfs, OECD

Mr. Nakayama and Ms. Betts, FAD

Mr. Hosoda, MOF, Japan

Mr. Hutagaol, Director of International Taxation, DGT, Indonesia

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Bhoot, Joint Secretary, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), India

Discussions

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Coffee Break

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Tax certainty

Chair: Mr. Matthew Maloney, principal Adviser, Tax Analysis Division, Revenue Group, Australian Treasury

Presentations:

Mr. Kerfs, OECD

Mr. Nakayama, FAD

Mr. Norisham Ahmad, Director of Kuala Lumpur Litigation Branch. IRBM, Malaysia

Discussions

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Lunch

Session on Organizational Issues for Tax Administration

1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Chair: Mr. Sunil Jayaratne, Senior Commissioner, Inland Revenue Department, Sri Lanka

Presentations:

Ms. Betts, FAD

Mr. Kosugi, NTA, Japan

Mr. Pramod Chandra Gyandeo Mody, Chairman, CBDT, India 

Mrs. Wulandari, DGT, Indonesia

Discussions

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Coffee Break

Session on Tax and Development

3:30 AM - 4:45 AM

Chair: Mr. Phung Van Nguyen, Director, Large Taxpayer Department, General Department of Taxation, MOF, Vietnam

Presentations:

Mr. Keen, FAD

Mr. Hosoda, MOF, Japan

Mr. Brumby, World Bank

Mr. Peter Mondoro, Assistant Secretary, Macroeconomic Policy, Department of Treasury, Papua New Guinea

Mr. Yon Arsal, Director of Tax Potential, Compliance, and Revenue, DGT, Indonesia 

Mr. Abang Ehsan Abang Abu Bakar, Director of General Industrial Section, IRBM), Malaysia 

Discussions

Closing Session

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Concluding Remarks— Mr. Keen, FAD 

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