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A career as a Chartered Tax Adviser

25 Jan 2023, 13:33

Irish Tax Institute

As a CTA, you will join Ireland’s leading professional group of tax advisers working across a broad range of sectors:

  • Professional Services firms
  • Legal firms
  • Corporate sector
  • Financial services
  • Government and public sector

Irrespective of which aspect of the career appeals to you, the key to progression is the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification.

Who is it for?

This programme meets the needs of those who work in full-time tax roles or aspire to develop their career in tax, including:

  • Graduates from all disciplines embarking on their tax careers
  • Accounting and finance professionals
  • Legal professionals who wish to advise on tax-related issues
  • Tax specialists working throughout the public sector

What will I achieve through the qualification?

  • Deep tax technical knowledge across all tax heads in an ever-changing domestic and international environment
  • A proven mastery of the tax implications of life events and commercial transactions as well as related corporate, legal and accounting issues
  • Expertise in the interpretation and application of tax legislation, case law and precedents
  • Professional advisory skills including the ability to research, analyse and communicate complex tax matters

How will I learn?

The CTA qualification is designed, delivered and assessed in line with best practice in professional education. Using bespoke materials updated to reflect the most topical tax issues, students are taught to navigate and interpret legislation.

Delivered through a range of innovative blended modules, the course provides maximum flexibility to suit students’ needs.

How will I be assessed?

Students are assessed by a combination of exams and professional skills assignments.

Achievement of the CTA qualification is testament to the student’s ability to provide technically correct and commercially sound tax advice. There are two exam sittings each year

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