Course Code: 5N1421

Course Delivery:

Online Delivery


The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the Irish Tax system and processes, to enable the learner to carry out a range of
procedural, consultative and compliance taxation activities for a range of organisations.

Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to:
1. Explore the various trading structures through which a business can carry out its activities.

2. Identify the tax returns that a typical business is required to make including the tax records required
for a Revenue audit.

3. Summarise the general concepts and procedures relating to Value Added Tax (VAT) to include thresholds for VAT registration, procedures for registration, the records required for accurate VAT accounting, VAT rates and the VAT implications of inter-EU trade.

4. Examine the Corporation tax and Capital Gains Tax obligations applicable to a range of business activities to include tax rates, payment dates and reliefs.

5. Analyse the tax rules applicable to dealing with contractors and sub-contractors, to include an explanation of which rules apply, the calculation of sub-contractor tax liability and the documentation required to complete tax returns relating to contractors.

Course Fee Information:

Pay In Full - €299



Entry Requirements:

No prior skills, knowledge or competence in the award subject matter will be required of the learner for successful entry to the programme; but learners will be expected to have a minimum of Ordinary Level Leaving Certificate standard of education or equivalent and/or experience.  Proficiency in English language is required, together with a strong interest in (subject).
Learners whose first language is not English will be required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language through satisfactory performance on an internationally recognised test (e.g. IELTS 5.5) or other similar English Language qualifications.

Progressive College are committed to providing equal access to education and equal opportunities for mature students (23 years +).  Mature applicants do not need to match school-leavers in terms of academic achievement, provided there is evidence of the ability to pursue and benefit from the course, but candidates must be 23 years of age or over on the 1st January of the year of entry to their programme of study.  Mature students must also have proficiency in the English language.

Assessment / Examinations:

Continuous Assessment

Alternative assessments are in place to facilitate students who are unable to find placement due to current L5 COVID19 restrictions.

Location & date:

Location Start Delivery Access
Anywhere Anytime Online 6 Months to Complete