This qualification is suited for:
People who have completed the AAT Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Those at more advanced stage in their Finance and Accounting career who want to back up their skills with a recognised qualification;
People looking for alternative to university
Employers looking to upskill their staff
This unit is about the key aspects of taxation that affect UK taxpayers. It covers income tax, National Insurance (NI), capital gains tax and inheritance tax. The unit provides students with the underpinning theory on taxation, such as what makes for a fair and equitable taxation system.
You will learn to:
1. Analyse the theories, principles and rules that underpin taxation systems
2. Calculate a UK taxpayer’s total income
3. Calculate income tax and National Insurance (NI) contributions payable by a UK taxpayer
4. Account for capital gains tax
5. Discuss the basics of inheritance tax
You will complete online assessments.
You'll need to have completed the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Level 3 to study on this programme.
Tutors are qualified accountants with years of experience in industry and in delivering AAT qualification courses.
Work experience can help develop your skills and improve your job prospects for the future. We'll support students looking for placements.
Successful completion of the full AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting gives you options!
You can move into employment in fields such as Forensic Accounting or Corporate Finance, or specialise in taxation or insolvency.
If you want to continue your studies, you may be able to jump onto the 2nd year of accounting degree programmes of some Universities.
Whatever you choose, you can apply for full AAT membership. This will boost your employment opportunities.
You could also progress to study for Chartered and Certified Accountancy qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW.