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The leading source for updates to tax legislation, case law and regulator viewpoints. As a member you will receive our monthly Taxation in Australia journal and weekly TaxVine newsletter covering the latest changes in the profession.

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Maximise your taxation knowledge

We provide members with access to highly regarded professional development through topical events, accredited education, online learning and free technical papers.

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Enhance your professional status

Our members set the standard for tax professionals in Australia. Chartered Tax Advisers (CTAs) have international recognition and Associate, Fellows and CTAs can use their post-nominals to stand above their peers.

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Connect with like-minded professionals

With 12,000 members, you are joining Australia’s largest network of tax professionals. This gives you access to the best and brightest in the profession. Attend a networking event, join a discussion group or join one of our online forums.

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Membership Benefits and Requirements

Affiliate Membership Benefits

  • Monthly Taxation in Australia journal
  • Weekly TaxVine email
  • Over 300 professional development events nationally
  • Access to the Young Practitioners Mentoring Program
  • Australia’s leading accredited tax education program
  • Annual Tax Rates Tables
  • Monthly technical papers
  • Discounts on the Institute’s products and subscriptions
  • Special offers through business alliance partners
Become an Affiliate

Requirements of Affiliate Membership

To be eligible as an Affiliate Member you must satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • Successfully passed The Tax Institute's CTA1 Foundations or an equivalent qualification from an Institute accredited education provider;
  • Otherwise qualify for admission as an Associate member but do not have any relevant Australian experience;
  • Enrolled in The Tax Institute's CTA2A Advanced course;
  • Employed by the commonwealth or state revenue authority engaged in taxation practice or administration;
  • Have an interest in the affairs of The Tax Institute who National Council resolves to admit as an Affiliate.

Associate Membership Benefits

  • Be recognised with your ATI designation
  • Membership can be used towards your tax agent registration
  • Promote your services through the Find a Tax Specialist listing
  • Monthly Taxation in Australia journal
  • Weekly TaxVine email
  • Over 300 professional development events nationally
  • Access to the Young Practitioners Mentoring Program
  • Australia’s leading accredited tax education program
  • Annual Tax Rates Tables
  • Monthly technical papers
  • Input into tax policy and advocacy
  • Opportunity to volunteer on committees
  • Speak at events or write technical papers
  • Discounts on the Institute’s products and subscriptions
  • Special offers through business alliance partners
Become an Associate

Requirements of Associate Membership

Pathway 1:

At least one-year relevant tax experience, plus one of the following:

  • Passed CTA1 or the Institutes recognised equivalent;
  • a member of CAANZ, CPA, IPA, Barrister or Solicitor;
  • voting member of another Registered Tax Agent Association.

Pathway 2:

A minimum eight years’ fulltime relevant tax experience in the last 10 years.

Fellow Membership Benefits

  • Be seen as a specialist with your FTI designation
  • Membership can be used towards your tax agent registration
  • Promote your services through the Find a Tax Specialist listing
  • Monthly Taxation in Australia journal
  • Weekly TaxVine email
  • Over 300 professional development events nationally
  • Access to the Young Practitioners Mentoring Program
  • Australia’s leading accredited tax education program
  • Annual Tax Rates Tables
  • Monthly technical papers
  • Input into tax policy and advocacy
  • Opportunity to volunteer on committees
  • Speak at events or write technical papers
  • Discounts on the Institute’s products and subscriptions
  • Special offers through business alliance partners
Become a Fellow

Requirements of Fellow Membership

A minimum of 3 years’ relevant tax experience, plus one of the following:

  • Passed CTA1, CTA2A and CTA2B or the Institutes recognised equivalent;
  • Has a Master of Tax or an Institute recognised equivalent Masters qualification;
  • Completion of Graduate Diploma from an accredited provider can be equivalent.

Chartered Tax Adviser Membership Benefits

  • Stand out as the recognised expert with your CTA designation
  • Internationally recognised
  • Membership can be used towards your tax agent registration
  • Promote your services through the Find a Tax Specialist listing
  • Monthly Taxation in Australia journal
  • Weekly TaxVine email
  • Over 300 professional development events nationally
  • Access to the Young Practitioners Mentoring Program
  • Australia’s leading accredited tax education program
  • Annual Tax Rates Tables
  • Monthly technical papers
  • Input into tax policy and advocacy
  • Opportunity to volunteer on committees
  • Speak at events or write technical papers
  • Discounts on the Institute’s products and subscriptions
  • Special offers through business alliance partners
Become a Chartered Tax Adviser

Requirements of Chartered Tax Adviser Membership

  • Successfully passed the Institutes CTA3 Advisory Exam.

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