AITC held its AGM in Los Angeles between the 31st August and 2nd September 2018 hosted by our USA member Law Offices of John A. Strain. AITC would like to take this opportunity to thank its hosts for this year’s AGM and for their sterling job in organising our meeting and including this year’s new initiatives to the Agenda.

During the meeting, AITC new members presented themselves and their firm to the association. These included:-  Hollie West, DPA  (New Zealand)

  • Anthony Hung, Masson de Morfontaine (Hong Kong)
  • Dong-Sun Lee, Mac and Partners (South Korea)

During the meeting, workshops were organised and experts were invited to attend and address our members. The speakers chosen to address the workshops are experts in their field.  The list of speakers and the topics discussed during the meeting were:-

  • Jonathan Karchmer, IT Issues Facing Tax Professionals
  • Amir Erez, Introduction to TCM Group
  • John A. Strain, Tax issues, California Tax Issues
  • Amber Ziegler, Investing in the USA considering Regional and Tax Issues
  • John Marchesini, BlockChain/Bitcoin

The winners of the AITC awards for 2018 were :-

  • Best International Tax Practice – Emilio Alvarez, Tax Partners SL
  • Best Domestic Tax Practice – Marion Fraser, Prima Accounting
  • Best Corporate Services – Hollie West, DPA
  • Best Business Developer – Hari Mettupatti, Shishya Business Services
  • Best Business Achievement – John Strain, Law offices John Strain
  • Rising Star – Don-Sun Lee, MAC and Partners

The AGM for 2019 will be held in The Netherlands between the 6th – 7th September 2019.  More details will follow.