Autumn 2021 Courses (online)

The next Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA), Diploma in Tax and Tax Technician courses will commence in Autumn 2021.

Register your interest for our Autumn 2021 courses

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for each qualification which you may wish to review before registering your interest.

CTA Qualification FAQs   |   Diploma in Tax FAQs   |   Tax Technician Qualification FAQs

A career in tax as a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) creates opportunities.

The opportunity for challenging and diverse work. The opportunity to see the world. The opportunity to work with cutting edge clients on the most interesting commercial transactions.

Our Qualifications

Find out which of our qualifications best suits your needs

Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Qualification

If you want to become an expert in tax, you will need to qualify as a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).

Become a Tax Expert

Diploma in Tax Qualification

An ideal qualification for accounting and finance professionals who wish to refresh and build their tax knowledge.

Build and Refresh Your Tax Knowledge

Tax Technician Qualification

The qualification suits those with no prior tax knowledge who wish to learn the fundamentals of tax.

Learn the Fundamentals of Tax

Where could you work?

The CTA qualification is recognised internationally, Find out more about the tax institutes we work with around the globe:


Our membership of over 5,000 is part of the 30,000-strong international CTA network which includes the Chartered Institute of Taxation UK and the Tax Institute of Australia. The Institute is also a member of the CFE Tax Advisers Europe (CFE), the European umbrella body for tax professionals

Learn more

Who will you be?

Find out more about our CTA graduates, their academic background and who they work for
CTA Profiles

Conferring Ceremony 2019

The Institute welcomed 263 new Chartered Tax Advisers (CTA) at its annual Conferring Ceremony in O’Reilly Hall, UCD on 28 November 2019.

In addition to our new CTAs, Institute President Frank Mitchell welcomed more than 100 new Tax Technicians and awarded the Diploma in Tax. Our president also awarded two scholarships: Third Level and Hunt Scholarships. We were delighted to award a range of prizes to our prize-winning CTA students from 11 sponsoring firms at a special awards ceremony.