Become A Tax Expert
The Chartered Institute of Taxation Ghana (CITG) is the sole professional body in Ghana that deals principally with taxation. CITG has been operating as a professional body since 1978 and was formally incorporated under the companies code 1963 (Act 179) as Ghana Institute of Taxation, (a company limited by guarantee), on 2nd May, 1980.
CITG SYLLABUS STRUCTURE
The Institute’s professional examination syllabus is examined at three (3) levels- Professional Level, Final Level 1 and Final Level 2. Student may attempt any number of papers at the professional level and Final Level 1. However, the professional level must be completed or exemption obtained before the Final Level 1 is attempted and the Final Level 1 must be completed or exemption obtained before the Final Level 2 is attempted.
All the 3 papers at the Final Level 2 must be sat and passed at the same examination session. A student may, however, be referred in one paper at the final level 2 if he obtained a minimum of 40 in that paper and passed the other two papers.
Pass mark for all paper is 50
At this level the syllabus concentrates mainly on the theories and techniques which underlie the practical issues to be examined at later levels.
|The Professional Level consists of:|
6. Strategy and Governance
|FINAL LEVEL 1|
This level develops analytical skills and intends to equip the student with knowledge of key subjects necessary to the Chartered Tax Practitioner.
|The Final Level 1 consists of:|
1. Tax Audit and Investigations
2. Oil, Gas and Other Minerals Taxation
3. International Taxation
|FINAL LEVEL 2|
At these levels the student is to be establish proof of competence to practise as a professional Chartered Tax Practitioner and be able to occupy managerial and strategic positions in commerce, industry, public sector and public practice. The final level 2 is not subjected to exemption, no matter the prior qualification the student might have acquired.
|The Final Level 2 consists of:|
1. Strategic Tax Planning
2. Advanced Taxation Practice
3. Tax Practice Administration & Ethics
In order to be registered as a student for the professional examinations of the Institute one must be at least 18 years old and have the following minimum academic qualification.
- A first degree from a recognized tertiary Institution
- Taxation Technician Certificate of the Institute
- Higher National Diploma from a recognized tertiary institution
- Basic Professional Certificate in Taxation from the Ghana Revenue Authority
- Any other qualification, in the opinion of the council, is equivalent to any of the above
Students have ten years to complete the final examinations of the Institute from the date of their registration as a student.
|STUDY OPTION||COMMENCEMENT DATES for 2018||DURATION|
|Evening Session||FEB for August Exam| July for February Exam||4 Months|
|Weekend Session||FEB for August Exam| July for February Exam||4 Months|
Fresh Students -Application form: GH¢100.00 (plus 2 passport size photograph)
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STEP 1: Register as a CITG student
Register as a CITG student at taxghana.org/register or by calling one of our student advisors on +233 (0) 277 511 315
STEP 2: Apply for exemptions
Find out if you’re eligible for exam exemptions at taxghana.org/exemptions. If you are, email copies of any transcripts and certificates to CITG@benchmarkghana.com
STEP 3: Schedule your exams
Exam entry is open to the Professional Level Papers and can be taken two sittings in a year-February and August.
Sign up to get more information at benchmarkghana.com/Engage or call a student advisor for help on +233 (0)277 511 315. To register, go to benchmarkghana.com/register