Federation of Tax Advisers

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The Federation of Tax Advisers (FTA) is an established professional body concerned with UK taxation issues and is limited by guarantee in the United Kingdom (UK).

Its purpose is to encourage the study of taxation and to promote best practice in the administration of taxation in the UK. The FTA regulates professional tax advisers on a voluntary basis.

The FTA campaigns for a fairer and less complex tax system. It also provides a qualification and regulatory structure for its members.


The FTA was established in 1997. On 3 June 2009 it became a part of the IFA Group through a merger with the Institute of Financial Accountants and is now the tax faculty of said organisation.


The FTA offers the following qualifications:

  • Affiliate Member
  • Associate Member
  • Fellow Member

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