Ms. Euney Mata-Perez elected as Deputy President of AOTCA
MPF Managing Partner, Ms. Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez, was elected as Deputy President of the prestigious Asia Oceania Tax Consultants’ Association, (AOTCA), during the recently concluded AOTCA International Tax Conference held from October 6 to 7, 2016 and hosted by the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong in Hong Kong. This is the first time for a Filipino to be elected to such second from the highest position in the history of AOTCA—an international tax organization which aims to promote mutual understanding and cooperation among various member organizations of tax consultants in the Asia-Oceania region.
As Deputy President, Ms. Mata-Perez shall assist Mr. Toshihiro Ikeda of Japan, President of AOTCA, in governing this organization, and will succeed him as head of the organization after his term expires in 2018.
AOTCA was founded in 1992 by 10 tax professionals and has expanded to embrace 20 leading organizations from 16 countries or regions. It actively supports the expansion of component members’ businesses related to taxation and to promote friendship among them. Its members include the Tax Management Association of the Philippines, Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, the Tax Institute of Australia, Chinese Certified Tax Agents Association, Japan Federation of Certified Public Tax Accountants Associations, Korean Association of Certified Public Tax Accountants, Chinese Certified Tax Agents Association and Indonesian Tax Consultants Association
The foundation of AOTCA was attributed to the existence of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne (CFE), the international organization for tax advisors in the European Communities with a long history of 49 years.