The Saturday classes are in hybrid mode - meaning you may attend in-person at the DIFC Academy or online through Webex. The weekday classes every Wednesdays and Thursdays are purely online through Webex.
You will have to pass the exam for Modules A to D online (you can do this at home at any time and you can retake the exam). After that, you will be eligible to sit the final exam. This would be at PwC at given slots and invigilated by PwC's Academy staff. There is a 20-30 minute orientation on the first day of class about LMS, ATT Registration, Final Exam, etc.
6. Is the examination fee part of the course?
No, it is not. The Exam fee is GBP 170 (pounds) and payable directly to ATT-UK. Steps to register for the exam will be discussed in class. There is a 20-30 minute orientation on the first day of class about LMS, ATT Registration, Final Exam, etc.
7. What learning materials will I receive and when do I receive them?
You will be given hard copies/books as learning materials. No soft copy will be given. The books will be distributed on the first day of the class. If you are planning on attending Day 1 online, you will have to notify us in advance so you can schedule the pick up/collection of your books either in PwC or in the DIFC Academy.
8. Will I get a certificate upon completion of the course?
You will be receiving the Attendance Certificate from PwC during the graduation ceremony on 23 November 2023. Upon passing the final exam, you will get the Certificate for the Diploma. The hard copy will be available 3 months after the exam is passed but soft copy will immediately be available. Note that there is an 85% minimum attendance to get the certificate of attendance (absence can be made up for by viewing the recorded session – subject to PwC’s approval).
9. What if I fail the exam?
You may retake the exam for USD 105, payable to ATT-UK but through PwC and you may rebook the exam date. Final exams are held every Tuesday at PwC's Academy and students can register once they have completed the course.
10. When is the deadline of registration?
You may register before the class starts on 21 October 2023 but note that we cannot guarantee your place as there is a maximum capacity/maximum number of students set for the programme.
11. Is there a payment scheme available?
We currently do not offer a payment scheme for the UAE Corporate Tax Diploma as it is a condensed, extensive one-month programme.
12. What are the requirements to register for the diploma/course?
No minimum qualification is required to enrol for the course, and there will be a refresher for accounting - for students who are not from an accounting background or for those who want a refresher. This will be on the first day of class – on 21 October 2023.
13. Do I need to be a tax professional to attend the course?
No, you don’t have to be. There is no minimum qualification required to enrol for the course, and there will be a refresher for accounting, for students who are not from an accounting background or those want a refresher. This will be on the first day of class – on 21 October 2023.
14. What documents do I need to provide in order to register?
No documents are required to register for the course. However, you will eventually be asked to submit your Emirates ID copy to process your exam registration.
15. I'm a DLAD-registered legal practitioner, do I get CLPD points for the course?
Yes, you will get 4 CLPD accredited points when completing the diploma. You will have to provide your DLAD number to the DIFC Academy in order to process your DLAD points.