Key Dates and Deadlines

We run two exam sessions a year in May and November. You can see the key dates and deadlines for each of these sessions below.


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Student Calendar

Alongside the key dates and deadlines below, you can download a copy of our student calendar here.

November 2020 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Friday 31 July 2020. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date

Wednesday 15 July 2020

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date

Friday 18 September 2020

Late Exam Entry Opening Date

Saturday 19 September 2020

Late Exam Entry Closing Date

Wednesday 30 September 2020


All of our written exams are booked online through the link below. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout September.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen through the button below.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until Monday 14 September 2020 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until Monday 14 October 2020 to request a deferral.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until Monday 30 September 2020 to request extra time or alternative arrangements.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates

Exam Dates

November 2020 exam dates

Monday 2 November

ATT Paper 5: IHT, Trusts & Estates

ATT Paper 6: VAT

Tuesday 3 November

ATT Paper 3: Business Compliance

ATT Paper 4: Corporate Taxation

Wednesday 4 November

Paper 1: Personal Taxation

Thursday 5 November

ATT Paper 2: Business Taxation

Special Consideration

You can request special consideration for the May 2020 exams up to Wednesday 20 November 2019.  

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available on Wednesday 20 January 2021. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Post Exam Result Processes

You can request a recheck of your script or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is Thursday 18 February 2021.

May 2020 Exam Session

Student Registration

If you have not previously registered with the ATT or CIOT, then you would need to be registered as a student by Tuesday 31 December 2019. If you have previously held a registration with the ATT or CIOT and have transferred, the student registration deadline would not apply. 

Exam Entry

You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Standard Exam Entry Opening Date

Thursday 19 December 2019

Standard Exam Entry Closing Date

Saturday 29 February 2020

Late Exam Entry Opening Date

Sunday 1 March 2020

Late Exam Entry Closing Date

Tuesday 31 March 2020


All of our written exams are booked online through the link below. You can see the deadlines for exam entry below. 

Exam Focus and Skills Days

The Exam Focus and Skills Days will be taking place throughout March.

Amending your exam entry

You are able to cancel and defer your exam booking once submitted. The full policy can be seen through the button below.

Deferral

If you have entered during the normal exam entry period, you have until Saturday 14 March 2020 to request a deferral. 

If you have entered during the late exam entry period, you have until Tuesday 14 April 2020 to request a deferral.

Refund

You can request a refund of your exam entry up to fourteen days after your booking. A £15 administration fee will be charged per paper refunded.

Extra Time and Alternative Arrangements

You have until Tuesday 31 March 2020 to request extra time or alternative arrangements.

Candidate Information

Candidate information, confirming the address of your exam centre and your candidate number, will be emailed to you approximately two to three weeks before the exam dates

Exam Dates

The ATT examinations are held over two days.

Wednesday 6 May - AM



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 1: Personal Taxation

10:00 - 13:15

Wednesday 6 May - PM



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 2: Business Taxation

14:30 - 17:45

Thursday 7 May - AM



Exam

Time

ATT Paper 3: Business Compliance

10:00 - 13:15
ATT Paper 4: Corporate Taxation 10:00 - 13:15
ATT Paper 5: Inheritance Tax, Trusts & Estates 10:00 - 13:15
ATT Paper 6: VAT 10:00 - 13:15

 

Special Considerations

You can request special considerations for the May 2019 exams up to Thursday 21 May 2020.  

Exam Results

The exam results will be made available on Wednesday 22 July 2020. The pass lists, showing those who were successful in the session, will be posted on the website on the same day.

Post Exam Result Services

You can request a recheck of your script or a marks breakdown following the exam session. The deadine to request a recheck is Thursday 20 August 2020.