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SiATP QUALIFICATION

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The Accredited. The Preferred.

In the constantly evolving world of today and working within a multi-faceted profession, tax specialists often have to advise on the best tax strategy while taking into consideration a wide range of intricate business and regulatory issues.

Since the set-up of the then SIATP (now referred to as SCTP) in 2010, tax professionals have a professional body that is focused solely on the profession’s development and needs. No longer are tax professionals just one of many in a generalist professional body.

Accredited tax professionals now not only possess the opportunity to differentiate themselves through a professional designation but also have access to exclusive leads to relevant upcoming national and niche developments, privileged access to a plethora of relevant technical knowledge resources and the all-essential opportunity to network among fellow accredited tax professionals. The accredited are equipped with that extra edge to stand out from the crowd. Click here for details of the benefits and privileges of the accredited.

The result? Accredited tax professionals are progressively the preferred choice of employers and the business community – the taxpayers.

The Accredited. The Preferred.

In the constantly evolving world of today and working within a multi-faceted profession, tax specialists often have to advise on the best tax strategy while taking into consideration a wide range of intricate business and regulatory issues.

Since the set-up of the then SIATP (now referred to as SCTP) in 2010, tax professionals have a professional body that is focused solely on the profession’s development and needs. No longer are tax professionals just one of many in a generalist professional body.

Accredited tax professionals now not only possess the opportunity to differentiate themselves through a professional designation but also have access to exclusive leads to relevant upcoming national and niche developments, privileged access to a plethora of relevant technical knowledge resources and the all-essential opportunity to network among fellow accredited tax professionals. The accredited are equipped with that extra edge to stand out from the crowd. Click here for details of the benefits and privileges of the accredited.

The result? Accredited tax professionals are progressively the preferred choice of employers and the business community – the taxpayers.

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Accreditation differentiates you

SCTP continually explores new programmes, initiatives and strategic partnerships to enhance the benefits and privileges of all accredited tax professionals in order to stand out from competition and be recognised by the profession, the wider business community and the international audience. For the latest benefits and privileges, please click here.

Our work-study apprenticeship

Our 3-4 years training scheme comes with additional perks as compared to the tradition route of studying first and working later.

Quality tuition

We work extensively with these providers because they have continuously produced quality candidates year on year. Receive sufficient tuition hours in a healthy lecturer-student ratio such that you can complete your technical knowledge.

Full flexibility and comprehensive support

Our firm has a mentor programme, and senior staff will be attached to you to help understand your requirements. Our training regime helps reinforce your understanding, such that we can tailor your practical experience assist in applying your technical knowledge.

Get the funding you need

Our firm sponsors all tuition, exam, and related training costs. We want individuals to reach their maximum potential as long as they have the right mindset and tenacity to succeed. Apply at our next intake to find out more details.

Pathways to Membership

An overview of all the information you will need to successfully get accreditation as a SiATP member:

Designation Specialisation Practical Experience AND/OR Examinations
Accredited Tax
Advisor (ATA)
Income Tax ≥ 5 years of income tax experience AND To be an Accredited Tax Advisor (Income Tax), the qualifying examination that is recognised is the Advanced Tax Programme (Executive Programme Level III) by the Tax Academy of Singapore.
GST ≥ 5 years of GST experience To be an Accredited Tax Advisor (GST), the qualifying examination that is recognised is the Advanced GST Programme (Executive Programme Level III) by the Tax Academy of Singapore.
Income Tax & GST ≥ 5 years of experience
in each specialisation
(the period may be concurrent)
For income tax specialisation, the qualifying examination is the Advanced Tax Programme (Executive Programme Level III) by the Tax Academy of Singapore.

For GST specialisation, the qualifyingexamination is the Advanced GST Programme (Executive Programme Level III)by the Tax Academy of Singapore.

Accredited Tax Practitioner
(ATP)
Income Tax ≥ 3 years of income tax experience AND To be an Accredited Tax Practitioner (Income Tax), the qualifying examinations that are recognised are:

  1. Tax Academy’s Executive Tax Programme Level II (Income Tax – Business and Corporate); or
  2. CPA Australia’s “Singapore Taxation: Policy, Law and Application” module; or
  3. Both ACCA’s “(F6) Taxation” and “(P6) Advanced Taxation” modules (ACCA certification completed overseas is notaccepted as F6 and P6 are local-based modules);
  4. ISCA Professional Examination’s Taxation module*; or
  5. ISCA ATTS Specialist Certificate in Taxation

To be an Accredited Tax Practitioner (GST), the qualifying examination that is recognised is the Executive Tax Programme Level II (GST) by the Tax Academy of Singapore.

GST ≥ 3 years of GST experience
Income Tax & GST ≥ 3 years of experience
in each specialisation.
(the period may be concurrent)
Accredited Tax Practitioner
(Provisional)
(PTP)
Income Tax ≥ 3 years of income tax experience OR To be an Accredited Tax Practitioner (Provisional-Income Tax), the qualifying examinations that are recognised are:

  1. Tax Academy’s Executive Tax Programme Level II (Income Tax – Business and Corporate); or
  2. CPA Australia’s “Singapore Taxation: Policy, Law and Application” module; or
  3. Both ACCA’s “(F6) Taxation” and “(P6) Advanced Taxation” modules (ACCA certification completed overseas is notaccepted as F6 and P6 are local-based modules); or
  4. ISCA Professional Examination’s Taxation module*;or
  5. ISCA ATTS Specialist Certificate in Taxation

To be an Accredited Tax Practitioner (Provisional-GST), the qualifying examination that is recognised is the Executive Tax Programme Level II (GST) by the Tax Academy of Singapore.

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