ACCA strategic professional LEVEL
advanced TAXATION (aTX)
The ATX subject is one of four options and are the final exam hurdle before you can become an ACCA member – choosing the ones you are most comfortable with will, hopefully, improve your chances of success. Within the Strategic Professional Level of ACCA there are four options. Advanced Financial Management (AFM) Advanced Performance Management (APM) Advanced Taxation (ATX) & Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA) You have to select, study and pass only two of these four exams
You may qualify for exemptions which let you start your studies at a level that is consistent with the knowledge and skills gained from prior learning. They provide you with the quickest route to ACCA membership.
Click below to establish any exemptions you may be awarded along with further information and important dates.
ARE YOU READY FOR ATX?
An important factor in ATX exam success is the underpinning knowledge from Skills Level (TX) Taxation. So, whether you are new to ACCA, haven’t studied for a while, or just want to check how well you know the core materials, we have created self-check quizzes to assess your underlying knowlegde and get personalised advice on your next steps and how to study for ATX efficiently
Don't Forget! As part of your journey to become an ACCA member, you must demonstrate relevant skills and experience within a real work environment. This is what ACCA's Practical Experience Requirement (PER) is all about.
To complete ACCA and gain membership you will need to achieve 36 months of supervised experience. This should be in a relevant accounting or finance role.DOWNLOAD THE PER GUIDe FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PER here
The aim of the syllabus is to apply relevant knowledge and skills and exercise professional judgement in providing relevant information and advice to individuals and businesses on the impact of the major taxes on financial decisions and situations. The syllabus builds on the basic knowledge of core taxes from the earlier taxation exam and introduces candidates to stamp taxes. As this is an optional exam, aimed at those requiring/desiring more than basic tax knowledge for their future professional lives, the syllabus also extends the knowledge of income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax to encompass further overseas aspects of taxation, the taxation of trusts and additional exemptions and reliefs.
A) Knowledge and understanding of the UK tax system through the study of more advanced topics within the taxes studied previously and the study of stamp taxes.
B) The impact of relevant taxes on various situations and courses of action, including the interaction of taxes
C) Minimising and/or deferring tax liabilities by the use of standard tax planning measures
D) Communicating with clients, HM Revenue and Customs and other professionals
READY TO MAKE A START with rca?
Step right in and start your ACCA & RCA journey. RCA run all courses twice yearly to help keep you moving through the ACCA qualification with classes running during the spring and autumn terms for ATX
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