CLASSES OF

MEMBERSHIP

Associate

 

At least one of the following must be satisfied:

  1. member of another tax institute (may be subject to proficiency testing)
  2. occupies a senior post with a Government department concerned with tax
  3. graduate who has written a thesis in tax (may be subject to proficiency testing)
  4. has at least 5 years work experience in tax practice (may be subject to proficiency testing)
  5. successfully completed ACCA with the Maltese variants
  6. successfully completed the MIT Course on Taxation or in possession of a relevant taxation qualification
  7. obtains a reference from a Fellow of the Malta Institute of Taxation vouching for the applicant’s proficiency in tax.

An Associate member of the Malta Institute of Taxation shall be entitled to use the designation AMIT

 

Fellow

An Associate Member may be designated a Fellow of the Institute if:

  • Has been an Associate Member for five years
  • Upon application to MIT Council

 

A Fellow member of the Malta Institute of Taxation shall be entitled to use the designation FMIT

CLASSES OF

AFFILIATES

Student

 

Individuals may be admitted to the Institute as Student Affiliates if they are:

  • full-time students reading Law or Accountancy at the University of Malta or pursuing the ACCA qualification programme or a course or programme deemed equivalent by Council.

 

Junior

Individuals who do not otherwise qualify for admission as Members or Student Affiliates of the Institute, shall be entitled to be admitted as Junior Affiliates of the Institute if they are:

  1. enrolled in MIT Course on Taxation or a course or programme deemed equivalent by Council
  2. a lawyer, accountant, or other graduate in related or pertinent fields
  3. proficient in tax with less than five years’ experience as a tax practitioner (may be subject to proficiency testing)
The rules governing admission as Members or Affiliates of the Malta Institute of Taxation, including the eligibility requirements, are those specified in the MIT Statute, and any such other criteria as the MIT Council may from time to time establish. The above overview has been provided for ease of reference. 

 

ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS

  • Copy of I.D. Card
  • Relevant educational and professional certificates
  • CV
  • Two reference letters from members of the Institute
  • Where required, a reference from a Fellow Member of the Institute (this is only required by an applicant for Associate Membership who does not meet any of the eligibility requirements specified in 1 to 7 above)

The above are required for new membership applications only 

STUDENT AFFILIATE APPLICATION DOCUMENTARY REQUIREMENTS

  • Copy of I.D. Card
  • Confirmation from the relevant educational institution of enrolment in the academic programme

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP

Upon submission of an application for Membership, the applicant confirms that:

  1. They are aware of the Institute’s objectives as set out in the MIT Statute.
  2. The information submitted on the application is accurate.
  3. Their personal data may be held by the Institute on an electronic database which is used primarily as a registry of members and for communicating matters relating to the Institute.
  4. They are aware that the MIT Council’s decision in respect of their application for admission to Membership is final and that they have no right to contest that decision.
  5. Should they be admitted to membership, they undertake to observe the provisions of the Institute’s statute, and in particular the Code of Conduct and Ethics.

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