ITI Dublin

The Tax Technician qualification is an entry level programme for those seeking a solid foundation in tax compliance.  No prior tax knowledge is required.  A part time course with a flexible modular structure, participants study at a pace that suits them over one to two years. 

Download the Tax Technician Student Handbook.

Winter Course 2017/18 - PLACES STILL AVAILABLE

Lectures for the Winter Course 2017/18 started in October 2017 in Dublin, Limerick and online, and the timetable is available. (please note this is the Dublin timetable)

As it is a modular qualification, you can choose to complete exam(s) over 4 exam sittings in April 2018,  August 2018 and April 2019 and August 2019.  

However before registering, we highly recommend that you speak to us to discuss your individual exam sitting preferences so that we can advise you on the best course(s) for you. 

Please contact Eimear Finnegan on 01 663 1748 or efinnegan@taxinstitute.ie  

Registration - Winter Course 2017/18

Places are still available on the Winter Course 2017/18. Download the application form

Who is it for?

This programme is designed for those who wish to learn about tax from basic principles. An entry level programme, it is ideal for:

  • Accounting Technicians
  • Book-keepers
  • Administrative staff who encounter tax compliance issues
  • Payroll personnel
  • Clerical Officers in Revenue 

What will I achieve through this qualification?

  • An understanding of the practical operation of the Irish Tax system and tax rules
  • The ability to calculate income tax, corporation tax, capital taxes, VAT and payroll tax liabilities with an emphasis on claiming any relevant reliefs and exemptions
  • An awareness of the tax administration requirements for individuals and companies including completion of tax returns

What will I study?

The course consists of 4 modules:

  • Income Tax & Payroll Fundamentals
  • Capital Taxes Fundamentals
  • Corporation Tax Fundamentals
  • VAT Fundamentals

**students may choose to sit only individual modules in which case a certificate of completion will be awarded on completion of each module. 

How will I learn?

This modular programme is flexible; students can choose to attend weekend lectures in Dublin (and other regional venues subject to demand) or opt for an online self-study option. Experienced lecturers work through the course materials with plenty of time for examples and real-life scenarios to ensure students grasp the fundamentals across all tax heads.

How will I be assessed?

Students sit end of module examinations. Upon successful completion, Tax Technicians have demonstrated competence in tax compliance across each tax head. 

Are there any exemptions available? 

There are no exemptions available for the Tax Technician examinations. 

More information

Download our qualifications brochure and student handbook for more information. 

Course Fees (including exams)

  • All 4 subjects - €1,905
  • Cost per subject - €650
  • Subscription - €140
  • Delivery of course materials* - €16 (*Outside Republic of Ireland, costs may vary, contact us for cost details)

Direct debit option

If you wish to pay by our flexible direct debit option, you can download the mandate form here. 

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