The TADAT secretariat in cooperation with IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development and edX, a non-profit online learning initiative by MIT and Harvard, created an online training course that will help experienced tax administrators become either:
The online course is the same for both levels, but because of the difference in the nature of expertise needed, the eligibility requirements for the two levels are slightly different. For being certified as “Trained TADAT assessor”, the person passing the exam must have experience providing technical assistance in a developing country. For being “TADAT trained” this requirement is absent, although the requirement for 5 years’ experience working on tax issues exists for both.
Eligibility and qualification requirements for Trained TADAT Assessors:
Eligibility and qualification requirements for TADAT Trained:
In order to register, the candidate must fill in an online registration form (free of charge). They
will also be asked to upload their CV and photo for identification purposes. Please note that registration for the next course begins on September 19, 2016.
Accepted candidates, in order to access the course, will be asked to create an account with edX (www.edx.org)
The following is a tabular presentation of the requirements, obligations, and mandate for both levels of training.
|Requirements, obligations, and mandate||Trained TADAT assessors||TADAT trained|
|a. More than 5 years experience working on tax issues||X||X|
|b. Experience providing TA in developing countries||X||-|
|c. University degree or equivalent||X||-|
|2. Need to register for online TADAT course or blended learning||X||X|
|3. Need to take the TADAT course - Online or Blended||X||X|
|4. Need to take online proctored TADAT exam||X||X|
|5. “Trained TADAT Assessor” certificate||X||-|
|6. “TADAT Trained” certificate||-||X|
|7. List of successful candidates published in TADAT webpage||X||-|
|8. Can conduct TADAT assessment in any country||X||-|
|9. Can participate in TADAT leadership workshop||X||-|
|10. Assessment subject to quality review by TADAT Secretariat||X||-|
|11. Can participate in regional peer-to-peer review||optional||X|
|12. Can represent tax authorities during its TADAT assessment||-||X|
|13. Can assist country authorities in its internal benchmarking exercise||optional||X|
Those wishing to be considered for TADAT Online Training need to complete the registration form. Please note that we are now accepting applications.