Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)

Certification Overview

Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)

Exam Code: CGTP-001

The Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)® is a professional designation that can be awarded to general tax practitioners, accountants and tax attorneys involved in the tax departments of accounting and / or auditing practices, public officers of companies.

There is no restriction on the tax work which may be under taken by a Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)® provided that the practitioner is competent to perform such function.

Tax consultants, also know as tax advisors, are experts in tax law, planning and compliance. ... A tax Practitioner typically expands on the role of tax preparer. While tax consultants prepare tax returns, they also often work closely with clients throughout the year to ensure client tax liability is minimized.

The Certification also offers excellent job opportunities or become a successful VAT consultant.

E-Course Duration: 20 to 25 Hours

Exam Information

The exam comprises of 50 Multiple Choice Questions out of which the candidate needs to score 70% (35 correct out of 50) to pass the exam.

Exams are online and proctored based, using a webcam and a reliable internet connection.

The total duration of the exam is 1 hour (60 Minutes).

No external sources of information may be accessed during the exam held via ProcorU. Further details of the materials permitted are provided:

  • Identification Proof
  • If a candidate does not pass the exam in the second (2nd) attempt, the candidate must wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of their attempt to retake the exam for third (3rd) time or any subsequent time.
  • The exam can be taken any number of times.

The Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)® Certificate is valid for life.

CGTP® is a Registered Trademark of GAQM.

Successfully passing the CGTP® exam will also earn candidates a total of 30 Learning Hours and 4 Credits towards MBA in Finance (Master’s Degree) offered by Charisma University.

The Certified Global Tax Practitioner (CGTP)® Certification has no pre-requisites (Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GAQMBok portal), but we highly recommend doing the E-Course as maximum number of questions are drawn from the E-Course in the actual exam.

Course Outline

Module 1 - Taxation Revenue Authorities and Ethical Issues

  • The Objectives of Taxation
  • The Classification of Taxes
  • The Principles of an Ideal Tax System
  • Traditional Approaches
  • Introduction to Tax Administration
  • Taxing Power

Module 2 – Industrial Development

  • Personal Income Tax
  • Companies Income Tax
  • Industrial Development
  • VAT
  • Capital Gain Tax Act
  • Education Tax Act
  • Stamp Duties Act
  • Custom and Excise Duties Management

Module 3 - Revenues Power of Enquires

  • Filing Requriments
  • Assessments
  • Collection Procedures
  • Government Assessment
  • Collection Section
  • Monthly Tax Reconciliation
  • Ethical Issues

Module 4 – Tax Audit and Investigation

  • Foundation
  • Tax Audits
  • Tax Audit Branch
  • Types of Tax Audit
  • Types of Tax Process
  • Audit Checklist
  • Post Audit Meetings
  • Final Audit Reports
  • Types of Audit Exersise
  • Technical Procedures
  • Audit Programme
  • Tax Investigations
  • Stages of Tax Investigations
  • Intelligence Division
  • Civil Investigations Unit
  • Criminal Investigations Unit
  • Intelligence Investigations Unit
  • Assessments of Investigations Unit

Module 5 – Tax Appeal Tribunal and Tax Laws

  • Constitution of a Tribunal
  • Jurisdiction of Tribunal
  • Criminal Prosecution
  • Types of Tax Audit
  • Appeals of the Service
  • Definition of Trade

Module 6 – Tax Planning and Tax Avoidance

  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Avoidance
  • Tax Evasion
  • Types of Tax Audit
  • Communication with Clients
  • Communication with other Stakeholders

Module 7 – Taxation of Incomes, Offences and Penalties

  • Tax Legalisation
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Foreign Employment
  • Chargeable Persons
  • Chargeable Incomes
  • Types of Incomes
  • Exempt Incomes
  • Exempt Incomes
  • Benefits in Kind of Perquisites
  • Non-Taxable Allowances
  • Reliefs
  • Offences and Peanlties
  • Minimum Tax
  • Tax Tables
  • Taxation of Income from Partnership

Module 8 – Value Added Tax

  • Useful Definitions
  • Withholding Tax
  • Value Added Tax
  • Goods and Services Exempted from Tax
  • Input Vat
  • Vat Returns
  • Exempt Incomes
  • Adinistration of VAT

Module 9 – Capital Allowances

  • Qualifying Ependiture
  • Assets Acquired
  • Plant, Machinery and Fixtures
  • Plantations
  • Allowances
  • Leasing Assets
  • Capital Allowances Rates

Module 10 – Capital Gains Tax

  • Objectives of Capital GainTax
  • Administration of Capital GainTax
  • Allowable and Dis-allowable Expenditure
  • Computation of Chargeable Gains
  • Exemptions from Chargeable Gains

Module 11 - Remaining Modules

  • Module 11 – Tax Effects of Privatization and Commercialization
  • Module 12 – Profits, Accessible Profits and Tax Payable
  • Module 13 – Pioneer Legislation
  • Module 14 – Petroleum Profits Tax
  • Module 15 – Stamp Duties
  • Module 16 – Tax Planning and Management

Target Audience

  • Tax Consultants
  • Accountants
  • Tax Accountants
  • Business Ownsers
  • VAT Consultants
  • Finance and non-finance officers involved in handling tax issues

Registration Process for E-Course and Exam

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  • Valid for 40 days
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  • Includes E-certificate and Digital Badge if you qualify in the exam.
  • Course Duration: 40 Days
  • Price: 190 USD


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