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United Kingdom

Chartered Tax Adviser (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Accountant/ Tax advisor
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chartered Tax Adviser
    United Kingdom
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    Other  Royal Charter 1994
    National legislation:
    Royal Charter
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)


    Recognition under:
    Other  Initially recognised under Directive 89/48/EEC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Provision of taxation services including the preparation and submission of tax returns, advice on tax planning, representation and defence of taxpayers before authorities and courts and the provision of overall advice in the area of taxation and complementary accounting and legal advice.
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