About Japan Federation of Certified Public Tax Accountants' Associations
The Japan Federation of Certified Public Tax Accountants’ Associations (JFCPTAA or the Federation) is a special corporation based on the Certified Public Tax Accountants Law, and it consists of 15 regional associations located throughout the country. The General Meeting, the Federation’s supreme decision-making body, is held in every July, attended by representatives of the 15 regional Certified Public Tax Accountants’ Associations. In addition to approval and determination of annual business reports, settlement of accounts, business plans and budget, the Assembly is charged with resolving important matters concerning the basis of Federation management, such as amendments to and abolishment of Federation rules and regulations. Federation officers, comprising the chairman, vice chairmen (maximum 15), directors (101), and auditors (15) are elected at the General Meeting, with their term of office being two years. A maximum of three senior managing directors are appointed by the chairman from among the directors.
The Federation has as its objectives undertaking guidance, notification and supervision for Certified Public Tax Accountants Associations and their members, aiming to contribute to the fulfillment of their obligation and improvement and progress in their activities, all adhering to the mission and duties of certified public tax accountants, and managing the registration of certified public tax accountants and reports of their corporations.
The Federation is responsible for: