What is ATT?

Is tax your bag? Then a professional qualification will be in order to secure a developing career as a tax technician. The ATT is just such a qualification which will set you up for this.

You can choose to do certain Certificates which are relevant to your job, or to qualify fully as an ATT member and certified tax technician by sitting all of the required papers and meeting the work experience obligations.

Here are five top facts you need to know about the ATT:

  1. The ATT Qualification consists of six exams and two E-Assessments. The modules you’ll cover are Personal Taxation, Business Taxation & Accounting Principles, Business Compliance, Corporate Taxation, Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates and VAT. The E-Assessments will test out your knowledge of tax law and professional ethics.
  2. In order to become a member of the ATT you’ll have to pass papers 1 and 2, plus one of the optional papers and both E-Assessments.
  3. You can choose to sit your papers at different intervals throughout the course of your study. It’s also possible to take the exams all in one go.
  4. Members of the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) can receive credits for some of the ATT examinations, which means they will be exempt from having to take sit some exams.
  5. The ATT is one of the main qualifications employers within the tax industry will look for when they’re on the hunt for candidates for their senior positions.