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NEW Diploma in Tax


Launched in 2017, our new Diploma in Tax has been designed for those who want to develop their tax knowledge.

Aimed at accountants and financial professionals, this qualification will refresh and enhance tax compliance knowledge.  

Who is it for?

This programme has been designed to meet the needs of those who wish to expand their tax knowledge, including:

  • Accountants in industry and practice who increasingly encounter tax issues and interact with tax specialists
  • Financial professionals who need to be mindful of tax considerations
  • Tax Technicians who want to further their tax studies 

How Will I Learn?

This programme is delivered by blended learning. Online modules and bespoke course materials prepare students to engage with classroom-based sessions.

Expert lecturers will guide students through the material and use case studies to assist them in preparing to complete their assignments. Online option also available.

Key Facts

  • Refresh and develop existing tax compliance knowledge
  • Obtain a Diploma in Tax in 10 months while meeting CPD requirements
  • No examinations – assessment is entirely assignment-based
  • Blended learning with classroom-based sessions: online option available
  • Minimum Entry Requirement: An academic or professional qualification which included tax modules
  • €2,100 (to include all teaching materials, classes and assessments)

What will I achieve?

Through this qualification you will achieve:

  • The ability to evaluate and interpret information to identify the tax issues that arise for individuals and companies on foot of key financial and commercial events
  • A broad overview of the current principles of Irish tax against the backdrop of the current tax and business landscape, including the impact of Brexit
  • A solid ability to calculate liabilities, apply reliefs and exemptions, understand accounting for tax and the Irish tax administration system
  • An awareness of the interaction of taxes through use of case studies and multi-disciplinary assignments

How will I be assessed?

Students will complete multi-disciplinary assignments.

These case studies will assess the student’s ability to deal with the interaction of taxes as applied to a given situation.

Register Now

Registration for the Diploma in Tax Winter Course 2018  will open in September 2018. Check back closer to this time for details on registration.