What is a Certificate of Competency? 

When you have passed one (or more) of the written papers you can apply for a Certificate (which will demonstrate to potential employers and clients that you have met the ATT’s knowledge requirements

Credits (exemptions) from one or more of the papers are available to those who meet the criteria as set out here.


Association of Taxation Technicians
1st Floor, Artillery House
11-19 Artillery Row

Phone: +44 (0)20 7340 0551

e-mail: info [at]

Consultations and requests for input from our members.

We are frequently invited to comment on matters of tax law or practice, and we also submit proactive papers where we feel there are issues to be raised or we wish to stimulate

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The CIOT & ATT have published the results of their member survey into HMRC Powers: Penalties, Compliance Checks and Reviews. The survey ran during February 2015 and asked questions about the operation of HMRC’s powers in practice.