The International Fiscal Association (IFA) ( was established in 1938 with its headquarters in the Netherlands. It is the only non-governmental and non-sectoral international organisation dealing with fiscal matters.

Every year, an annual congress is organized, which takes place in different cities throughout the world.

IFA has now nearly 12,000 members out of more than 100 countries. In many countries, there are IFA branches established.

You can find further information about the IFA Austrian branch here.


The Austrian Branch of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) annually offers the Wolfgang Gassner Science Award, which also includes travel grants to the IFA Congress.
The deadline for this year’s application ended on February 16, 2024.