Chartered Tax Adviser

Show clients, employers and peers that you're equipped to provide the best advice, based on the latest information. Stand out from the crowd.

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Setting the standard

The CTA designation is an advertisement to employers and clients of your high standing and commitment to maintaining currency in the profession. The constantly evolving state of tax law and administration means that tax practitioners need to keep their skills and knowledge up to date with the changing landscape.

Employers and taxpayers want the confidence in knowing that their tax professional has the right qualifications to manage their affairs. Those carrying this designation have proved themselves to be of the highest calibre and equipped to provide the best tax advice.

Explore the Chartered Tax Adviser education program which will set you on the path to being recognised as a leading tax adviser.

Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) Program

Your pathway to becoming a global leader in tax.

  • Subjects
  • Credit points
  • Level
    Introductory - Advanced
  • Price
    $1,885 - $2,355 per subject
  • CPD hours
    120 hours per subject


To be eligible as a Chartered Tax Adviser you must successfully pass The Tax Institutes CTA3 Advisory Exam assessment.

We are renowned for setting the standard for tax professionals in Australia and as such we offer four levels of member grades, each with differing requirements to showcase experience and commitment to continuing professional development. Some of the reasons you may wish to upgrade or transition your membership are:

  • Change to voting member status
  • Distinguish yourself in the industry
  • Gain an internationally recognised designation as a Chartered Tax Adviser
  • Change your CPD commitments
  • Your circumstances have changed

Current members can upgrade or transition your membership by completing this form.