Charter of the Institute

The aims and objectives of the Institute as laid down in its charter (Decree 76 of 1992) among others are:

  • To determine what standards of knowledge and skills are to be attained by persons seeking to become registered members of the taxation profession.
  • To raise, maintain and regulate the standard of taxation practice amongst its members.
  • To promote professional ethics and efficiency in tax administration and practice.
  • To encourage, promote and co-ordinate research for the advancement of taxation practice and administration in Nigeria.
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria’s Core Values of Service, Teamwork, Excellence, and Professionalism are principles our members understand, imbibe, follow, and exhibit. Our Core Values inspire us daily and influence our outlook, service delivery to our clients and brought to bear in advising our stakeholders.


Service and Integrity Is Our Watchword


To build an Institute which will be a citadel for the advancement of taxation in all its ramifications


To be one of the foremost professional associations in Africa and beyond

Core Values (STEP)

  • Service100%
  • Teamwork100%
  • Excellence100%
  • Professionalism100%