ATT Foundation Qualification - Personal Tax

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3 months
385 GBP excl. VAT
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ATT Foundation Qualification - Personal Tax


To help support our students in preparation for the 2020 examinations, all future courses will be run as Online Tuition Live (OTL) until it is safe to resume face-to-face courses.

ATT/CTA Tax Pathway

Gain both ATT and CTA qualifications faster and specialise in an area of tax from an early stage. Our leading training programme, delivered by expert lecturers, will help you prepare and pass the joint Tax Pathway exams.

  • Your route to two specialist tax qualifications in less time
  • Taught by some of the most well-known and experienced tutors in the UK
  • Guaranteed Pass Scheme with outstanding pass rates

Important notice: Coronavirus

To help support our students in preparation for the 2020 examinations, all future courses will be run as Online Tuition Live (OTL) until it is safe to resume face-to-face courses. OTL courses will be run on the same dates as the scheduled face-to-face courses. This is in addition to our existing online courses.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The online ATT Foundation Qualification in Personal Tax is ideal for those that:

  • Work in tax – including junior members of staff, bookkeepers and other professionals as well as anyone looking for their first step towards a formal tax qualification

  •  Work in accountancy – accountants who wish to enable cross-department secondments to help the tax team during busy periods

  • Work in related professions – including lawyers and surveyors who require an overview of tax

Outcome / Qualification etc.

A Foundation Certificate in Personal Tax from The Association of Taxation Technicians 

Training Course Content

The stand-alone online ATT Foundation Qualification in Personal Tax is split into four manageable modules relating to that specific qualification.

The study programme will build your understanding from little or no knowledge through to a solid foundation of understanding when approaching tax work or computations

The qualification is studied and examined in these four distinct sections. Once the four modules have been successfully completed in turn, the overall Final Certificate Examination can then be attempted.

  1. Module A
  2. Study
  3. Mock Exam
  4. Module Exam

What you'll study

Subjects examined within the qualification include:

  • Understanding the income tax calculation
  • Self-Assessment with returns, payment and penalties
  • Different sources of income including interest, dividends, trust income, property income and employment income
  • National Insurance Contributions for employment
  • Pensions including tax relief for contributions going in, annual allowance and the taxation of pension income received
  • Capital gains tax with losses and chattel rules
  • Principal Private Residence Relief
  • EIS from an income tax and Capital Gains Tax perspective

Tolley Online Academy provides training and the Online Exam Centre examination platforms allow you to work through the qualification to match your pace and other commitments that you may have.

Provider: Tolley

Part of Tolley, the UK tax division of LexisNexis, TolleyLearning brings together ground-breaking training and learning resources that support tax professionals at every stage of their career. Tolley training programmes cover all subject areas from corporate and international taxes, private...

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