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Institute of Tax Administration

Last Updated: 05 June, 2024 - Print

ABOUT US

The Institute of Tax Administration (ITA) is a training arm of the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA). The ITA, which was initially called Customs Training Centre before the establishment of MRA in 2000, was previously under the Human Resources and Organizational Development Division until October 2021 when it was delinked to become a stand-alone division.

We are mandated to provide and facilitate in-house training to officers in all divisions in taxation and other relevant business courses such as ICT, Accounting, as well as Tax Laws.



The Institute is focused on improving the practice and management of taxation operations through research and consultancy. It is the only institute in Malawi delivering professional competence-based tailor-made taxation training programs.

In addition, we offer short capacity building courses to various stakeholders in the area of taxation and other business areas. The institute is in the process of introducing a postgraduate certificate in Taxation in collaboration with Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS).

Our programs offer a unique blend of theoretical classroom training and reallife taxation experiences. The programs are designed to address the competence needs of customs and tax practitioners at different stages of their careers.

LOCATION AND FACILITIES

The ITA campus is conveniently located in Blantyre City at Chichiri near the Kamuzu Stadium along Mpezeni road, about 110 meters from Makata Road opposite MUBAS staff apartment buildings.

The institute has a capacity of hosting 100 students at a time. It has suitable accommodation facilities for up to 40 on-campus trainees at any one given time.

Other training facilities include lecture rooms, computer laboratory with Internet connectivity, a library, conference hall and standby electricity generators to ensure uninterrupted power supply.

VISION

•    To become a Centre of excellence in customs and taxation studies both locally and internationally

MISSION

•    To Provide world-class high-quality competence-based training in customs and taxation, research and consultancy services

CORE VALUES

•   Fairness
•   Integrity
•   Service Excellence
•   Transparency
•   Professionalism
•   Academic Excellence

PROSPECTUS & OTHER DOWNLOADS

For details on the ITA download the documents below:
>>  SHORT COURSE ON TAXATION FOR JULY- OCTOBER 2024

COURSES ON OFFER


1. ADVANCED CUSTOMS COURSE
This program is designed to enable trainees conduct Customs activities with efficiency and effectiveness by following through the imported and exported goods from one process to the next until final clearance and release.

The program introduces various Customs systems and procedures, World Customs and World Trade Organizations agreements, concepts and conventions. It has been designed with close reference to the Customs and Excise Act so that trainees, upon graduation, should be able to make correct decisions based on the Act, which is the main legal instrument.

2. ADVANCED DOMESTIC TAX COURSES
The main objective of the Advanced Domestic Tax course is to prepare officers to handle complex tax issues in the Domestic Tax Division of Malawi Revenue Authority. The course gives in depth understanding of the taxation Act, Value Added Tax Act and TEVET Levy Act and how the laws are applied in the Malawi Tax System.

The duration of this course is 29 weeks and the mode of delivery is blended learning. The face-to-face interactions are both day and evening modes of study.

3. POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN TAXATION

The Institute of tax administration is currently working in partnership with Malawi University of Business and Applied Sciences (MUBAS) to introduce a Postgraduate Certificate in Taxation. The aim of the programme is to prepare students for a career in taxation and provide taxation knowledge to interested stakeholders. The programme will ensure that an individual is well equipped with understanding, knowledge and skills for the industry. The duration of the course is one year.

4. ASSORTED SHORT COURSES
These short courses are aimed at building the capacity of various stakeholders by addressing gaps which they may have when conducting transactions with Malawi Revenue Authority as well as other business areas. These include Taxation and General short courses.

5. SPECIALISED COURSES FOR VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS

The Institute of Tax Administration also hosts specialized courses upon request. These courses can be conducted at other venues when requested.

CONTACTS

To register for any of these courses please contact:
Attention: The Principal, Institute of Tax Administration. 
Phone: 0888 893 294, 0996 393 896 and 0888 058 818
E--mail:         ita@mra.mw






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