Institute of Certified Tax Accountants (ICTA) → Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Taxation (Professional Conversion Programme)

Tax Practice (PCP103)

This part prepares a candidate to go into public practice by introducing aspects of risk management, business continuity and professional ethics which are the defining pillars of a professional accountant.
  • Principles of Risk Management
  • Principles of Risk Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Introduction to Business Continuity Management System (BCMS)
  • ICTA Code of Professional Conduct (Introduction)
  • Fundamental Principles
  • Care and Conscientiousness
  • Relationships with Other Professional Advisers
  • Tax Evasion, Members, Own Affairs & Regulatory and Reporting Obligations
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Fiduciary Responsibilities
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Advertising
  • Charging for Services
  • New Clients
  • Members in Employment or With a 'Single Client'
  • Disciplinary Procedures and Sanctions
  • Complaints
  • Legal Matters
  • Compulsory CPD
  • Engagement Letters for Tax Practitioners
  • Example of a Consultancy Engagement Letter
  • Rules of the Registration for Members in Practice
  • Rules for the Use of the Designatory Title ‘Certified Tax Accountant’ (CTA)
  • Rules for the Use of the Institute Badge
  • Liability to Disciplinary Action
  • Discipline
  • The Investigation Procedure
  • Investigation of Complaint
  • Appeal to Independent Adjudicator
  • Referral to the Disciplinary Committee
  • The Disciplinary Committee
  • Initial Procedure for cases referred from the Investigations Committee
  • Powers of the Disciplinary Committee
  • The Hearing
  • The Appeal Committee
  • General Issues Relating to the Hearing and the Appeal Hearing
  • Fines & Costs
  • Publication of Findings and Orders & General Procedural Issues
  • Adjournments
  • Other
  • The ethics of paying taxes
  • Ethics & Taxation
  • Tax Practice Assignment
  • Tax Practice Assignment
  • phase THREE (3) Assessment EXAMINATION
  • Phase 3 (Three) Examination
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed