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About the IBFD Advanced Professional Certificate in International Taxation (APCIT)


This online certificate programme is a structured training programme from IBFD that grants a unique qualification for tax professionals who wish to be recognized as experts in the field of international taxation.
Boost your career with this time and cost-effective training solution by receiving recognition for your knowledge in international taxation from a reputable international organization.
This 6-month online programme, combining online courses, webinars and case study-based assignments, will enable you to focus on your professional development beside your daily work. You will need to dedicate approximately 3 hours a week to finish the programme within the allocated time frame.
The content of the programme is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and practical understanding of international taxation, specifically in the areas of tax treaties, transfer pricing and international tax planning, as well as the most common structures and transactions (e.g. holding, IP, finance and services). You will also learn about the most recent international tax developments from the OECD, UN and European Union affecting the daily work of in-house tax professionals and tax advisers.
You will earn at least 40 CPE points depending on your professional association (view the list).
Features of the certificate programme:
  • Format: Online
  • Length: 6 months
  • Content: The programme consists of online courses, recorded/on-demand and live webinars, case study assignments and a final assessment. As we constantly aim to improve and keep the programme content updated with the latest developments in international tax, please note that some webinars are subject to change or be added.
  • Accreditation: After successful completion of the programme, participants will earn at least 40 CPE points depending on their professional association (view the list).
Entry requirements (for guidance only):
  • Demonstrated education in tax, international tax, finance, economics, law, accounting or any relevant, related field.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in tax or fiscal affairs in either the private or governmental sector.
Read more about the examples of various user profiles to learn how this online certificate will be beneficial for your professional development based on your background.

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