Take the Chartered Tax Adviser exams and achieve the gold standard in tax. Our training programme helps you prepare and decide the right route for your specialism.
Our course dates and prices will help you to plan ahead and organise your schedule.
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To become a member of the CIOT, you must sit and pass four papers (two Advanced Technical papers, the Awareness paper and the Application and Professional Skills Paper), three online Computer Based Examinations and have three years of practical experience.
CTA Prospectus and Syllabus
You must register as a student with the Chartered Institute of Taxation at least four months before you can apply to sit the exams. So you must be registered by the end of January for the May examinations, and the end of July for the November examinations.
How the CTA qualification works
Exam sittings take place twice a year. Register with the Chartered Institute of Taxation by the end of February for the May examinations and by the end of August for the November examinations.
Important notice: Coronavirus
All courses for the November 2021 ATT and CTA examinations will be available as Online Tuition Live (OTL) for those who do not wish to travel. In addition, we will be running a limited number of face-to-face classroom revision courses in London in October. Please click here for a link to our CTA dates and here for our ATT dates which will give you more details of the options available. All 2021 ADIT courses will be run as Online Tuition Live.
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With our flexible study options, you can book your papers individually or together. You can also assign different sittings that fit around you.
Our expert tutors are on hand with practical advice on what papers you should take, and in what order, to help you succeed.
One of the reasons for our students’ excellent exam results is the wide range of study options that we offer, including a Guaranteed Pass Scheme, Online Tuition Live and Distance Learning options.
Online Support Sessions
Our Online Support Sessions are bite-size recordings from our expert tutors, providing you with overviews on key topics within the syllabus and question debriefs. These are ideal if you need to recap on some areas, or understand in more detail some of the trickier topics found within your paper.
Our CTA May 2021 pass rates
We are confident our pass rates will continue to significantly surpass the national average and our wide range of study options help to achieve this.
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* Pass rates for those enrolled on the Guaranteed Pass Scheme
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Our training tutors are made up of the most respected tax industry experts in the country.
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