The FTA is the modern membership body for agents who provide tax compliance and planning expertise to SMEs and entrepreneurs. We support our members, who work in business and in practice, with information, professional qualifications, training, online forums, as well as opportunities to exchange leads, or enjoy seminars and networking opportunities at events staged by our UK branch network.
Founded in 1997, we aim to provide taxpayers with security when dealing with a tax agent. Since 2009, we have been part of the Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), the leading global non-chartered body for accounting and finance specialists working in the SME space. Our role within the IFA is that of its tax faculty.
Our members are bound to uphold the highest standards of conduct and confidentiality, and undertake continuing professional development (CPD) activities to stay up-to-date with tax law and with best practice in advisory services. When you engage one of our members, be reassured that your tax affairs will be dealt with competently.
We publish a wealth of tax-related material for SMEs, their heads of finance and their owners. Keep pace with rule changes, developments in reporting frameworks and implementation deadlines with our regular technical updates.
Members of the IFA with relevant experience can apply for FTA membership and are entitled to reduced membership fees and benefits.