Certified International Tax Accountants  United Kingdom

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QUALIFICATION ENTRY LEVEL
CICTA Qualified/ CTA (Ghana) Professional level
ICA Qualified Professional level(Tax)
ACCA Qualified Professional level(Tax)
CIMA Qualified Professional level(Tax)
ICA III/ CIMA III/ACCA II CITA III
ICA II/CIMA II / ACCA II CITA II
ICA I / CIMA I/ ACCA I CITA I
ACCA II / CIMA II / ICA I CITA II
MSc./MBA/ MPhil/ Accounting / Tax Professional level
BSc Account. + 6 yrs. ex CITA III
HND Accounting CITA II
1st Degree in any discipline aside Acct./ Tax CITA I
2nd Degree (not in Accounting or Tax) CITA II
GRA (Chief Insp. & Above operations) with Accounts Professional level (6 months)
GRA officials Depending on one’s professional / Academic background
Post Graduate Certificate in Practical Acct. & Taxation Professional Level
Members of other Professional Bodies Subject to assessment.
   
COURSE CODE COURSE CREDIT HOURS
CITA 201 Business & Corporate Law 6
CITA 202 Financial Accounting II 6
CITA 203 Taxation II 6
CITA 204 Performance Management 6
CITA 205 Tax Accounting II (by Assignment) 6
COURSE CODE COURSE CREDIT HOURS
CITA 301 Financial Reporting 6
CITA 302 Financial Management 6
CITA 303 Advanced Taxation 6
CITA 304 Tax Audit & Investigation 6
CITA 305 Financial Analysis 6
CITA 306 Corporate Reporting & Ethics 6
COURSE CODE COURSE CREDIT HOURS
CITA 401 Advance Tax Practice 6
CITA 402 Advanced Audit Practice 6
CITA 403 Advanced Financial Reporting 6
CITA 404 Advanced Tax Audit & Investigation 6
CITA 405 Advanced Financial Management 6
CITA LEVEL II (6months)
CITA LEVEL III (6months)
CITA PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (6months)
CITA LEVEL I (6months)
International Tax Accounting basically involves the taxation of cross-border transactions. Such transactions invariably give rise to tax problems because consideration will have to be given to two or more competing tax systems. In view of the fact that cross-border transactions of multinational companies abound, having the knowledge of international taxation will not only enhance one’s employability but enriches one’s profile for both domestic jobs owned by foreign investors and multinational institutions. It is in this light that the Certified International Tax Accountants - UK is rolling out the following programs for interested students. Remember a certified tax accountant in this respect crosses many boundaries and borders. The distinctiveness of the profession and the associated international dimensions coupled with the specialisation serve as a trump card for graduates and professionals of other disciplines to become more employable in both national and international job markets.

WHY ENROL:
1.Comprehension of the taxability of incomes in other jurisdictions and making one  more competitive in the job market.
2.A transitional program to help one complete ACCA speedily
3.A stepping stone to obtain membership of other professional bodies both locally and abroad
4.Serves as a foundation for academic progression
5.Enhances academic and professional graduates’ employability.

TAX COVERAGE:
Both local and International Taxation

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE











MINIMUM ENTRY QUALIFICATION:
DBS, HND, 1st Degree or Part qualified accountant or its equivalent.

EXEMPTIONS
Exemptions are available for the following category of qualifications:
1.Qualified Accountants, part qualified accountants, CICTA (Ghana), ICA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.
2.Members of other tax / accounting Professional Bodies
3.University and Polytechnic graduates
4.Tax officials
5.BSc. Accounting, B. Com Graduates
6.Post Graduate Certificate in Practical Accountancy and Taxation

OTHER PROGRAMMES:
1.French Tax / Accounting - contact the secretariat
2.Practical Computerized Accounting
[6 months duration]
LEVELS MODULES DURATION
Level 1 5 6 months
Level 2 5 6 months
Level 3 5 6 months
Professional Level 5 6 months
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Today's business and tax environment is increasingly complex, there are more and more demands for transparency, tax departments are under pressure to be more effective and highly qualified professionals can be hard to obtain.

To help you respond to these demands, we provide assistance in three key areas:

Tax accounting: supporting quarterly and annual tax provision calculations, validating tax balance sheet accounts and implementing new accounting standards under IFRS and/or local income revenue service.

Tax function performance: improving operating strategy and organization design, tax process and controls, and data and systems effectiveness

Tax risk: identifying and prioritizing key risks and assisting with controls monitoring and remediation

The scope and nature of our tax services may differ depending on whether you are an auditor non-audit client. What's consistent is the high-quality tax service our professionals provide to address your unique needs, throughout the entire tax life cycle of planning, provision, tax compliance and working with the tax authorities.

Our talented members, consistent global methodologies and tools and unwavering commitment to quality service will help you build strong compliance and reporting foundations, sustainable organizational strategies and effective risk management protocols, helping businesses achieve its potential.
Tax accounting in Perspective

Our dedicated international tax professionals assist our clients with their cross-border tax structuring, planning, reporting and risk management.

Our market-leading global tax desk network - a co-located team of highly experienced professionals from multiple countries - has revolutionised the way we provide international tax services. We work with you to build proactive and truly integrated global tax strategies that address the tax risks of today's businesses and achieve sustainable growth.
Cross Border Tax Advisory

Increasing trade volumes together with greater scrutiny of cross border flows and a focus on compliance with export controls and import regulations can combine to create significant challenges to your supply chain provided one is abreast with Transfer Pricing issues.

In today's global economy, moving goods internationally can be a complex and costly activity. More than ever before, effective management of global trade issues is crucial to maintaining competitive advantage and avoiding unnecessary taxes.

Our global network of global trade professionals can help you to operate more effectively in moving goods around the world. We can develop and implement strategies to help you to manage duty costs by utilizing free trade agreements, special programs, and transactional structuring. We can help you proactively manage the risks of global trade, improve your international trade compliance and increase the operational effectiveness of your supply chains.

Our core offerings include strategic tax planning to manage customs and excise duties; trade compliance reviews for imports and exports; internal controls and process improvement; and participation in customs supply chain security programs.

Our talented members develop proactive, pragmatic and integrated tax strategies that help you to address the challenges of doing business in today's global environment and help your business achieve its potential and paying equitable taxes.
Global Trade and Transfer Pricing

Tax Compliance and reporting make huge demands on tax and finance functions today. How do you reduce risk and inefficiencies and improve value cost-effectively?
We understand that what you need is access, visibility and control. Our market-leading approach combines extensive local compliance and international tax accounting experience  with a standard global compliance process.
Global Tax compliance and reporting


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AN OVERVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL TAX ACCOUNTING
COURSE CODE COURSE CREDIT HOURS
CITA 101 Principles & Practices of Auditing 6
CITA 102 Cost & Mgt. Accounting 6
CITA 103 Financial Accounting I 6
CITA 104 Taxation I 6
CITA 105 Tax Accounting (by Assignment) 6

The Certified International Tax Accountants (CITA) - UK was incorporated under the Companies Act 2006 in the United Kingdom; Reg. reference no: 9720353. Its registered office is in England and Wales, specifically West Yorkshire.

PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
The Certified International Tax Accountants - UK has an onerous objective of providing parallel education in the disciplines of local and international tax accounting to enhance graduate employment and to prepare students for membership and membership of other professional bodies Particularly ACCA.

CERTIFIED TAX ACCOUNTANT AS A PROFESSION:
The profession combines both Tax and Accounting in that graduates could be engaged as accountant or tax expert. Tax accounting is a discipline in accounting but the core is Taxation. A Tax Accountant utilises the tax laws of a country to prepare tax assessments and tax examination. Qualified tax accountants command higher remuneration than ordinary accountants and could set up their own consultancy firms after qualification.

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Qualified tax accountants could work in the following sectors:
·Accounting
·Tax office
·Tax Auditing
·Banking
·Insurance
·Public & Private
·Tax Accounting
·Finance
·Oil & Gas
·Petroleum
·Mining
·Financial Institutions etc.

ENTRY QUALIFICATION
Applicants with the following background could be admitted to any of the levels
·ICA/ACCA/CIMA/CTA (Ghana) etc
·Degree in Accounting or any discipline
·CICTA/ CICTA  Ghana Students
·Degree in Business and Commerce
·MBA/MPhil Tax/Finance /Accounting
·Part qualified Accountants
·GRA officials
·HND/DBS with experience
·All tertiary qualifications


CITA Level  1 Entry Requirements
- 1st degree in any discipline
- HND, DBS, RSA, Accounting technicians, or Part Qualified of other professional bodies, etc.

CITA Level  II
Applicants with the following background with at least 6yrs experience may be eligible:
i.HND Accounting with experience
ii.Part Qualified Accountants
iii.Non Accounting Graduates with Accounting experience
iv.Other Student Members of Accounting & Tax professional bodies.

CITA  Level  III
Applicants with the following background may be eligible:
i.Part qualified accountants with considerable work experience
ii.MSc. Accounting / Tax with work experience
iii.BSc. Accounting with work experience

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
- ICA qualified with work experience
- ACCA qualified or CIMA with work experience
  -Post graduate certificate in Practical Accountancy and taxation graduates
- MBA/MPhil (Tax/Accounting)
- CICTA(Ghana)