Tax Training Roadmap

Tax Academy offers a structured Tax Training Roadmap for tax professionals to attain a high level of competency in local and international tax.

Expected outcomes after completing the programmes:

Level 1

Students will achieve a good appreciation of basic tax principles and tax laws, and be able to apply these principles in daily tax work.

Programme Overview
  • Individual Income Tax
  • Provide a firm foundation in income tax principles, Singapore Income Tax Act and case laws
  • Provide a basic knowledge of tax law application and practice
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

0 to 1 year

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

NIL

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 2 of the ADIT exam

Programme Overview
  • Provide a firm foundation in GST concepts, and Singapore Goods and Services Act and case laws
  • Provide treatment of practical case studies and analysis of GST obligations
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

0 to 1 year

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

NIL

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 2 of the ADIT exam

Programme Overview
  • Provide foundation on general concepts of tax treaty and introduction to the OECD and Singapore treaty models
  • Provide basic undestanding of transfer pricing and the Singapore transfer pricing guidelines
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

At least 2 years experience in domestic tax

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 1 & 3 of the ADIT exam

Level 2

Students will achieve in-depth appreciation of tax principles and tax laws, and be able to apply these knowledge in tax / advisory work.

Programme Overview
  • Business and Corporate Tax
  • Provide in-depth treatment of concepts on taxability, deductibility and capital allowances relating to sole-proprietorships, partnerships and companies
  • Provide in-depth knowledge of Singapore Income Tax Act and case laws
  • Provide an introduction to the Goods and Services Tax and tax treaties
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

1 to 3 years

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

Accredited Tax Practitioners (Provisional)
Accredited Tax Practitioners

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 2 of the ADIT exam

Programme Overview
  • Provide in-depth treatment of the general GST rules and application
  • Provide study of GST rules for five industry-specific modules of Finance, Real Estate and Construction, Manufacturing, Imports and Exports, Logistics and Various Service Sectors
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

1 to 3 years

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

Accredited Tax Practitioners (Provisional)
Accredited Tax Practitioners

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 2 of the ADIT exam

Programme Overview
  • Provide in-depth treatment of the key treaty Articles, application of the Articles to case studies and specific current issues
  • Learn the conduct and practice of transfer pricing study for selected business models and arrangements and the defence of transfer price
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

At least 2 years experience in domestic tax and basic knowledge in international tax

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 1 & 3 of the ADIT exam

Level 3

Students will achieve a high level of understanding in tax and be able to work independently on tax planning and tax advisory matters through informed application of tax laws and regulations.

Programme Overview
  • Advanced Tax Programmme
  • Provide rigorous training on wide range of core subjects covering Tax Policy, Legal Framework, Singapore Individual and Corporate Income Tax, Tax Treaties, Transfer Pricing and Goods and Services Tax
  • Broaden knowledge through elective modules in Regional Tax, Tax Incentives, Tax Fraud and Investigation, Stamp Duty
  • Suited for candidates seeking a specialist career in income tax
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

At least 3 years

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

Accredited Tax Advisor

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

This course is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 1, 2 & 3 of the ADIT exam

Programme Overview
  • Advanced Goods and Services Tax
  • Provide rigorous training in GST advanced concepts and case laws
  • Consist of two components - the coursework and the research paper
  • Suited for candidates seeking a specialist career in GST
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

At least 3 years

Accreditation by Singapore Institute of Accredited Tax Professionals

Accredited Tax Advisor

Programme Overview
  • Advanced Management Programme in International Tax
  • Provide advanced treatment of tax treaties and transfer pricing concepts and rules
  • Tax Treaties module includes an in-depth examination of the rules and structure of the OECD Model Tax Convention
  • Transfer Pricing module examines the OECD's Transfer Pricing Guidelines and their relationship to the relevant OECD treaty articles, and transfer pricing documentation and risk management
  • WU – TA Specialised Transfer Pricing Programme
  • Provide latest update on international transfer pricing developments
  • Knowledge and insights to handle transfer pricing issues in industries that are of relevance to the Asia-Pacific region
Recommended Years of Experience in Tax

At least 3 years experience in domestic tax and basic knowledge in international tax

Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)

The Advanced Management Programme in International Tax is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 1 & 3 of the ADIT exam

The WU – TA Specialised Transfer Pricing Programme is suitable for candidates who wish to take Paper 3 of the ADIT exam