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Irish Tax Institute
South Block
Longboat Quay
Grand Canal Harbour
Dublin 2

Phone: +353 1 663 1700
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Located in the heart of Dublin’s Silicon Docks on Grand Canal Harbour, the Irish Tax Institute is the gold standard in tax and the only professional body exclusively dedicated to tax.

We have educated the leaders in tax for the past 50 years, and our Chartered Tax Advisers (CTA) are amongst 30,000 CTAs globally. We have over 5,000 members and 1,300 students.

Have you ever considered a career in tax as an Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)?
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 on the most cutting edge financial transactions.

Where Chartered Tax Advisers (CTA) work
As a Chartered Tax Adviser (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

Is a career in tax for me?
A career in tax is more about your own unique skills and qualities, rather than your degree.  Whether you studied business, law, engineering, science or humanities, you may have all the key attributes to become a successful Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).

Irrespective of which aspect of the career appeals to you, the one common denominator to progress is the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification.

Take a look at the profiles on to explore the range of opportunities that exist for Chartered Tax Advisers (CTA) in Ireland and across the globe.

Perhaps you are considering a career change, or want to enhance your current qualifications?
Are you a professional such as:

  • Accountant
  • Barrister
  • Solicitor
  • Financial Planner

Compliment your existing qualification and enhance your career opportunities by becoming a Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA).

The Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification will enhance your career and give you an immediate edge – it is a prestigious qualification that is sought after by employers.

The Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification
The Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification is the international gold standard in tax.

This qualification covers everything you need to know to work in tax. Broad tax technical knowledge, coupled with a deep understanding of tax legislation, is the bedrock of the qualification. You will also develop and hone the full range of professional skills you will need throughout your tax career.

This course is designed for those who are working full time. It's flexible - study at a time and place that suit you. There are winter and summer courses and multiple exam sittings each year.  The course is offered in Dublin and Cork as well as online.

Exemptions Available
Depending on your degree or professional qualification, you may be entitled to certain exemptions from Part 1 of the qualification. Read more about exemptions here.

Entry requirements
Honours (Level 8) degree in any discipline.

Summer Course 2018
Lectures for the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Summer Course start in April 2018. 

Places are filling up fast, so contact Eimear on 01 663 1748 or to secure your place. Find out more here.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
9.00am - 5.30pm