The Institute offers the highest-level tax qualification in Pakistan, the Certified Tax Advisor (CTA) that is escorted by the lower tier qualification, the Certified Tax Manager (CTM).
The Institute also offers a high-value Advanced Certificate in International Taxation (ACIT).
1. Certified Tax Manager (CTM)
CTM qualification is an entry level program where participants learn information technology, economics & finance, the fundamentals of accounting, business law and taxation. Successful completion of this flexible and practical course will enable participants to work across a range of tax compliance roles. This qualification consists of two parts:
CTM- Knowledge Level
CTM- Application Level
2. Certified Tax Advisor (CTA)
The touchstone in tax education, CTA qualification is a leading tax advisory qualification for tax professionals. A hallmark of tax expertise worldwide, graduates of the CTA qualification aims to have proven tax technical and legislative expertise. The CTA qualification is critical to career advancement whether in tax practice, industry or the public sector. This qualification comprises of following levels, which will be available only in sequence:
CTA – Skills Level
CTA – Professional Level
CTA – Advanced Level
Examination of the Institute shall be held after each six-month period i.e., January and July
3. Advanced Certificate in International Taxation (ACIT)
Advanced Certificate in Taxation is structured for those who are keen to learn technical concepts in local and international taxation. The certificate covers three key aspects of taxation i.e., Direct Taxes, Indirect Taxes, and International Taxation. It focuses on technical concepts of direct and indirect taxes and develops the understanding of various components involved in the determination of income tax while dealing internationally.
For Secondary jurisdiction GCC, UK, Canada & USA are available on choice, however, a student may select any other tax jurisdiction with the prior approval of the Students Members Committee.