Charitable Objects

Our Charitable Objects

The objects for which the Association is established are:

(A) to advance public education in and promote the study of the administration and practice of taxation and the principles of economic and political science in relation to taxation and public finance;

(B)

(i) to prevent crime and

(ii) to promote the sound administration of the law for the public benefit

by promoting and enforcing standards of professional conduct amongst those engaged in the provision of advice and services in relation to taxation and monitoring and supervising their compliance with money laundering legislation.

To do this we:

  1. Set and administer tax examinations to become a Taxation Technician.
  2. Liaise with and make submissions to the Revenue authorities and government on the improvement and simplification of taxation compliance issues and relevant tax legislation.
  3. Protect the public by monitoring Taxation Technicians' compliance with regulations.
  4. Provide grants to other bodies which have similar or parallel charitable objects.

  5. Run conferences and training courses for members, students and the public.

  6. Operate an anti-money laundering scheme under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 for members in practice.