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Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation

Status: Opening Soon


Level

08

Duration

1 Year

Department

Business and Financial Services


Start Date

TBC

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Blended

The primary aim of the Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation is to introduce learners to Income Tax and VAT principles for those working in SMEs or those with an interest in taxation and wishing to pursue further study in the subject area.

Those who complete the Certificate in Personal and Transactional Taxation will be eligible to apply for an exemption from Professional Accountancy Examinations and may also apply to enter the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting under LIT’s transfer and progression policies.

What are the entry requirements?

An honours degree (level 8) in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline or approved equivalent qualification.

or

A level 7 qualification in a non-finance and accounting or a non-cognate discipline and at least 1 year relevant professional experience/responsibility.

Who can I contact?

What modules will I study?

Semester 1

Personal and Business Tax

• Introduction to Taxation
• Income Tax
• Income from self-employment
• Property and Investment Income
• Employment Income
• Computerized Tax Applications
• Local Property Tax (LPT)
• Social Insurance and Universal Social Charge (USC)
• Stamp Duty
• Subcontracts and RCT
• Professional Services Withholding Tax (PSWT)

Semester 2

Transactional Tax

• Capital Gains Tax
• Value Added Tax
• Corporate Tax
• Corporate Governance and Ethics for Financial and Accounting Professionals

Are there opportunities for further study?

Those who complete the Certificate in Personal and Transaction Taxation will be eligible to apply for an exemption from Professional Accountancy Examinations and may also apply to enter the Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting under LIT’s transfer and progression policies.

More Information

Delivery

Duration: 30 weeks (15 weeks per academic semester)
Approx. 3 workshops per semester

The programme will run in a blended learning mode meaning a mix of classroom based and online teaching and learning. It is proposed that this programme will commence in January 2021.

There will be three Saturday workshops held per semester (TBC)

Assessment

Each module will be assessed by continuous assessment worth 20% throughout the semester and by a written exam, worth 80%, at the end of the relevant semester.

Qualification

Certificate in Personal and Transactional Tax, Special Purpose Award (Level 8, 30 Credits)

Application Deadline

Please email Springboard@lit.ie to be added to Interest List

For queries relating to course content

Email: Springboard@lit.ie

Course Fees

€3,000. Please note this programnme will be 90% funded for successful employed applicants and the subsidised fee to be paid will be €300. This programme will be 100% funded for applicants on a qualifying social welfare payment.