Join The Tax Institute for:

  • Trusted and timely insights on developments in tax
  • Connections with your peers and change-makers of the tax industry
  • Complimentary CPD hours with interactive and practical webinars
  • Generous discounts on professional development events
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The Tax Institute is where... 


Doors open

It’s about who you meet, networks you strengthen and being part of a community with shared goals. Connect with the change-makers, the top thinkers and architects of the tax industry.



The profession unites

The Tax Institute is good, because it was built by people who do good. Join a shared voice and contribute to tax advocacy, influence policy, collaborate on common issues, and create new best practice in tax. For you, your clients and the tax profession.


Learning thrives

Learn more and perform better. Engage in timely and authoritative insight, stimulating new thinking and promoting debate on critical issues.





Together we make a difference

Leading specialist, established professional or just getting started? Find your tax tribe, define your legacy and make your mark.

Membership Benefits

Trusted and timely knowledge and insight

  • TaxVine Newsletter: Relied upon by the profession and contributed to by our Senior Tax Counsel, TPA team, and committee members, a weekly digest of the top issues, case law, and tax news including direct input and critical updates from the ATO.
  • Taxation in Australia: Written by practitioners for practitioners and continually ranked as Australia's leading tax journal. The 'Blue Journal', as it is affectionately known, is available exclusively to members.
  • Tax Update Paper: A monthly update that covers recent tax developments, tax cases, new legislation, and ATO rulings.
  • Tax Rates Table: A comprehensive downloadable tax rates table is available for all members and updated annually. This table provides easy access to the latest rates, dates, and other important tax information. Our indispensable annual Tax Rates Table for all your core dates, rate, and information.
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Complimentary professional development and valuable CPD points

  • Timely and relevant webinars: View and participate in our interactive webinars delivered by tax leaders. These include free access to our recent COVID-19 webinar series and going forward our Taxing Times series.
  • Monthly tax update webinar series: Our inhouse tax superpowers deliver a concise tax update to keep you across all the latest developments.
  • Monthly special topic webinar series: Leading tax specialists share their expertise on a different topic each month.

Contribute to our policy agenda and add your voice to our collective advocacy and influence

  • Input into Policy Submissions: Provide feedback on The Tax Institute's top level submissions on tax policy, administration and technical matters at both Federal and State levels. Input real-time to Institute policy matters through the weekly TaxVine eNewsletter.
  • Tax Technical Committees: Be part of the conversation and share real-world insights with a passionate group of tax leaders.

Give back to the profession, whilst expanding your professional network

  • Speaking and Presenting opportunities: Share your knowledge and insight whilst building and maintaining your professional profile. Opportunities exist to contribute at a local and national level through our signature events, specialist series and local knowledge sharing sessions.
  • Volunteering on local and national Committees: Be part of the engine room and mix with the movers and shakers that develop the events program and member engagement initiatives.
  • Writing articles and technical papers: Share your knowledge and support your tax community. Your contribution will be enshrined in perpetuity on our Tax Knowledge eXchange.
  • Become a subject matter expert: Lend your expertise to the Education program and build the skills of the next generation.

Member only savings on premium products and services

  • Discussion groups and local networking: connect, engage and share common challenges and opportunities with your industry peers.
  • Attend events for less: Receive generous member only discounts on over 300 professional development events. This includes our flagship event The Tax Summit, state-based Tax Forums and specialist industry events.
  • Special Member prices on essential Tax Institute products and subscriptions: access the very latest tax commentary, papers and presentations, journal articles, daily news, and more.
  • Partner benefits and loyalty program: A suite of professional business partners provide members with access to relevant products and in some cases, exclusive benefits.

Membership Categories


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I want access to the resources and network offered by Australia’s leading professional Tax association.


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View Requirements

To be eligible as an Affiliate Member you must satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

  • Successfully passed The Tax Institute's CTA1 Foundations or an equivalent qualification from an Institute accredited education provider;
  • Otherwise qualify for admission as an Associate member but do not have any relevant Australian experience;
  • Enrolled in The Tax Institute's CTA2A Advanced course;
  • Employed by the commonwealth or state revenue authority engaged in taxation practice or administration;
  • Have an interest in the affairs of The Tax Institute who National Council resolves to admit as an Affiliate.


Enhance your professional status with the ATI designation

I’m a tax professional and want to strengthen my standing within the tax community.


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At least one-year relevant tax experience, plus one of the following:
  • Passed CTA1 or the Institutes recognised equivalent, or
  • a member of CAANZ, CPA, IPA, Barrister or Solicitor, or
  • voting member of another Registered Tax Agent Association.


Be the recognised authority with the FTI designation

I’m an established tax professional and want to be recognised for my expertise.


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A minimum of 3 years’ relevant tax experience, plus one of the following:

  • Passed CTA1, CTA2A and CTA2B or the Institutes recognised equivalent;
  • Has a Master of Tax or an Institute recognised equivalent Masters qualification;
  • Completion of Graduate Diploma from an accredited provider can be equivalent.


Stand out with an internationally recognised CTA

I want to be recognised nationally and globally as a tax expert.


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  • Successfully passed the Institutes CTA3 Advisory Exam.

Take your tax career to new heights

with over 1000+ active contributors, members of The Tax Institute have countless opportunities to build their expertise and raise their profile through speaking at events, publishing journals and participating in state committees. Create your future with us!

What our members say...


Stephen Carpenter, CTA 

Member since 2000

"Membership of The Tax Institute supported my career in three really key ways. Earlier in my career it gave me the chance to meet new people and gain an understanding of what really good practitioners look like. Secondly, it gave me the ability to build a profile … and now to make sure I’m across all issues in my profession.”


Dana Fleming, CTA 

Member since 2006

"I think being a member of The Tax Institute is critical for anyone wanting to have a career in tax and the opportunity that it gives you to meet people and connect with people … We all need support in our career and that is what The Tax Institute can do for you.”


Catherine Nufer-Barr, CTA 

Member since 2015

"The Tax Institute has given me the chance to meet interesting people a lot more senior than me and has given me the opportunity to contribute to the tax community, in a really early stage in my career.”


Tania Koit, CTA 

Member since 2006

"The Tax Institute gives me a door to professional networks, really quickly, so that we can make … the best and most robust decisions that suit the tax profession.”