Profile of the Programme:
- The principles of International Taxation.
- In-depth knowledge of International Tax issues for their primary jurisdiction.
- An awareness of basic tax issues, particularly in relation to International Tax, in at least one secondary jurisdiction or subject.
Benefits for Holders:
Holders of the Diploma are entitled to use the designatory letters “ADIT” after their name and may apply to become an ‘International Tax Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation’.
This ongoing link with the CIOT will entitle the individual to receive a number of benefits including:
- The right to describe oneself as an ‘International Tax Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation’
- Contribute articles to ‘Tax Adviser’
- Apply to become a virtual member of the CIOT Technical Committee’s various Sub-Committees
- Provision of the monthly journal ‘Tax Adviser’, which includes technical articles, current tax notes, digests of tax cases and news from the Institute
- Networking opportunities through CIOT’s global branches including Asia Pac, Australasia, Europe, Hong Kong, North America and the UK
- A framework of ethical standards and practice guidelines
- CPD opportunities
- Use of the Institute’s Tony Arnold Library at King’s College, London
Paper I: Principles of International Taxation (3 hours plus 15 minutes reading time)
- Principles of International Tax Law
- Double Taxation conventions
- Treaty interpretation
- Transfer pricing
- The work of the OECD
- International Tax avoidance
Paper II: Advanced International Taxation – Primary jurisdiction (3 hours plus 15 minutes reading time)
Cyprus option: The Cyprus option is now available which covers the structure of the Cypriot tax system. Globaltraining offers tuition for this option
Paper III: Advanced International Taxation – Thematic-Secondary jurisdiction (3 hours plus 15 minutes reading time)
Globaltraining offers tuition for the Transfer Pricing, EU VAT, EU Direct Tax.
Thesis Option – Paper II / Paper III:
Examinations are sat twice a year, in June and in December.
Due to COVID-19, all ADIT exams in June 2021 will be sat remotely. This means you will be typing your answers, sitting at the location of your choice: at home or in your office. Find out more about online ADIT exams.
When you complete your exam entry, we will still ask you to specify where you plan to sit your exams as this will determine your local start time. We, therefore, ask you to select your location from the list of cities on the exam entry form or, if your location is not listed, select ‘Other’ and email us at [email protected] to let us know where you plan to sit your exams.
This is an open access qualification and anyone who has a keen interest in taxation may apply for registration. Applicants are welcomed from all parts of the world and residence in the UK is not necessary in order to register.
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