Overview on CITN Tax Academy

CITN Tax Academy is the professional training arm of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) with the broad objective of delivering high standard professional and post-graduate tax education for all individuals engaged in tax practices and services, providing structured training that forms the essential building blocks in tax education from foundational to advanced level; and to partner with leading national and regional bodies and Institutions to deliver high-quality tax programs. The Academy has the mandate to raise the technical competence of those engaged in tax practice and functions, through up -to -date tax education and to provide a platform for the analysis of emergent taxation challenges and opportunities to regularly upgrade and update the knowledge and skills of the tax functionaries.

Established in March 2015, the Academy gives support to the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria Act Cap C10, LFN 2004, which charges the Institute with the responsibility, among others, of determining what standards of knowledge and skills that are to be attained by persons seeking to become professional Tax Practitioners or Administrators.

The mission of the Academy is to:

  • raise the professional competence of tax professionals in Nigeria through up to date tax education
  • provide a platform for the analysis of emergent taxation challenges and opportunities to regularly upgrade and update the knowledge and practice of taxation in Nigeria
  • carry out research and policy analysis on how to constantly improve taxation and performance of tax professionals; and
  • promote taxation stakeholders’ dialogue and networking aimed at improving CITN’s contribution to the fiscal performance of the Nigerian economy.

Our Objectives

The broad objects of the CITN Tax Academy are to:

  • deliver a high standard of professional and post-graduate tax education for all professionals
  • provide structured training that forms the essential building blocks in tax education from foundational to advanced level
  • partner with leading local and regional bodies and Institutions to deliver high-quality tax program.