Indirect Taxation: Courses, Admission 2024, Subjects, Top Colleges, Jobs, Salaries, Career

Updated on Nov 20, 2022 07:47 IST
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Indirect taxation refers to a tax that can be passed on to another entity or individual. Consumer pays the indirect taxes in the form of Excise duty, Value-Added Tax and Customs duty to the suppliers or manufacturers. An indirect taxation course helps candidates in acquiring basic concepts, types and computation. This course is offered for CA intermediate students, CMA students, finance professionals, BCom/MCom students, and so forth. 

Indirect Taxation Course Eligibility Criteria 

Candidates willing to enroll in the indirect taxation course must adhere to the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

  • Qualified Cost & Management Accountants (Members) 
  • Other Professionals (CS, CA, MBA, M.Com , Lawyers) 
  • Executives from Industries and Tax Practitioners 
  • Students who are either CMA pursuing or CMA qualified  can enrol for the course

Entrance Exams for Indirect Taxation Course

Some of the popular entrance exams that allow admission to students in taxation courses are:

Skills Required for Indirect Taxation Course 

Candidates enrolling for the indirect taxation course must possess the various necessary skills to have an added advantage: 

Numeracy Communication Commercial Awareness
Time management Organisation  Attention to details

Indirect Taxation Certification Courses 

Course Name 

Course Duration 

Mode of Course 

Institute Offering 

Certification Course in Indirect Taxation 

Online Certificate Course on GST 

72 hours 

Online 

ICMAI 

Online Advanced Certificate Course on GST 

40 hours 

Online 

ICMAI 

Advanced Course on GST Audit and Assessment Procedure 

30 hours 

Online 

ICMAI 

Crash Course on GST for College and University 

32 hours 

Offline 

ICMAI 

Certificate course on GST 

10 days 

Offline 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 

Diploma in GST 

1 year 

Offline 

IIMTU Meerut 

Certification in GST 

4 months 

online/offline 

IIMTU Meerut 

Advance Certificate in Indirect Taxation 

6 months 

Distance/Correspondence 

ISBMA, Hyderabad 

Advance Certificate in Indirect Taxation 

6 months 

Part-time classroom 

ISBMA, Bangalore 

Graduation in Indirect Taxation Course 

B.Com. in Tax Procedure and Practice 

 

3 months 

Full-time 

Idyllic Institute of Management, Indore 

Diploma in Indirect Taxation Course 

Diploma in Indirect Taxation 

1 year 

Part-time  

ISBMA, Bangalore 

Post Graduation in Indirect Taxation Course 

Master of Commerce (M.Com.) 
 

2 years 

Full time/ Offline 

Alpha Arts and Science College, Chennai 

Indirect Taxation Course Syllabus 

The syllabus for indirect taxation varies from course to course. Check the table below to know the various direct taxation courses and syllabus 

Course Name 

Course Content 

Online Certificate Course on GST 

  • Constitutional Background of GST, 
  • Concepts of GST & Definitions in GST. 
  • Classification, HSN, SAC 
  • Input Tax Credit, Refund of ITC 
  • Records and Returns 
  • Payment and Refunds 
  • Demands 
  • Penalties and Prosecutions 
  • Job Work 
  • Zero Rated Supplies , Imports and 
  • Exports 
  • Applicability of TDS and TCS under 
  • GST and Filing of Return 
  • Taxable event, Time of Supply and 
  • Place of Supply, Composite & Mixed 
  • supply , Works Contract, Exempted 
  • supply 
  • Valuation under GST, Valuation rule 
  • Basic Procedures- Registration, 
  • Invoice, Bill of supply, E way Bills etc. 
  • Annual Return and Assessment 
  • Adjudication and appeal 
  • Advance Ruling and Anti-profiteering 
  • Miscellaneous Provisions and Case 
  • studies on specific Chapters involving 
  • real life scenarios 

Online Advanced Certificate Course on GST 

  • Introduction 
  • Taxable Event and Type of Supply 
  • Time of Supply and Place of Supply 
  • Classification & HSN and SAC 
  • Valuation Rule 
  • Analytical Approach of Registration, Invoice, Bill 
  • of supply, E way Bill 
  • Practical Analysis of GST Returns 
  • Analysis of TDS and TCS under GST 
  • Zero Rated Supplies , Imports and Exports 
  • E-Invoicing and Reconciliation of Credits and Job 
  • Work 
  • Analysis of Annual Return & Assessment 
  • Demands, Adjudication and appeal, Penalties 
  • and Prosecutions 
  • Analytical view of Advance Ruling and Anti 
  • Profiteering 
  • Miscellaneous Provisions and Case studies on 
  • specific Chapters involving real life scenarios 

Advanced Course on GST Audit and Assessment Procedure 

  • Theoretical and Practical Approach of GSTR 9 
  • Information required for filling up GSTR 9 
  • Theoretical and Practical Approach of GSTR 9C 
  • Proper maintenance of Accounts and Records 
  • Linking between GST and Income Tax 
  • Theoretical Approach of GST Assessment 
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Assesses and Auditor during Assessment 
  • Practical Approach of Appeal under GST (drafting & uploading of the Appeal papers) 
  • Role of CMA in GST, Specially in Audit 
  • Special Audit and Desk Review 

Certificate course in GST 

Definition and Concept under GST, Levy, Time of Supply, Place of Supply, Input Tax Credit, Transitional issues, Valuation, Registration, Returns, Payment, Refund, Assessment, Offences, Penalties, Advance Ruling, FTP ,Customs Duty, Ethical Practice, Overview of GST - Compensation cess to States Act, 2017, Exemption List of goods and Services, Miscellaneous Provision. 

Job Profiles in Indirect Taxation

Candidates must possess the required skillset to make the money keep running and attain higher positions. Some of the career prospects after completing the direct taxation course are: 

Job roles 

Description  

Average Salary 

Consultant- Indirect Tax 

As a tax consultant, one works with the issue of the client related to tax. The tax consultant collects the relevant information about the issue of client and then helps the client to file the tax return.  

INR 5,20,506 LPA 

Analyst/Senior Analyst- Taxation 

Tax analyst/Senior tax analyst that the organisation complies with the tax regulations. One has to develop the tax policies, implement them and generate reports on financial impact. 

INR 6,25,536 LPA 

Chartered Accountant- Indirect Taxation 

Chartered Accountant handles all the financial data that the business produces. CA review the reports and analyse the company’s finances.  

INR 7,65,362 LPA 

Financial services 

One has to arrange meetings with the clients and suggest suitably and services based on the client’s financial goals and ensure client’s satisfaction. 

INR 8 LPA 

Investment banking 

Investment bankers are highly skilled professionals who help companies, organisations, or govt, entities to raise capital. They examine the financial health of the entities and then recommend the strategy to improve.  

INR 9,09,653 

Senior Manager- Taxation and Accounts 

Senior Tax Manager ensures corporate compliance with state, local, and federal tax obligation. Senior tax manager implements the policies relating to taxation 

INR 24, 39,744 LPA 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) 

Chief Financial Officer oversees the financial operations and provide leadership. They work while saving money in every possible way.  

INR 35,09,349 LPA 

Top Recruiters for Indirect Taxation 

Some of the top recruiting companies for indirect taxation courses are: 

  • EY 
  • Deloitte 
  • KPMG 
  • Accenture 
  • Ford Motor Company 
  • Berkadia 
  • PwC 
  • Amazon 
  • Qualcomm 
  • Morgan Stanley 

Colleges/Institute Offering Direct Taxation Course 

FAQs on Indirect Taxation Course

Q. At what levels is Indirect Taxation course offered?

A. The Indirect Taxation course is an add-on course that enhances an individual’s skills and salary scale. It is offered at certificate level.   

Q. What is the duration of the Indirect Taxation course?

A. The duration of the Indirect Taxation course is less than a year.   

Q. What is the minimum marks required to obtain Indirect Taxation course certificate?

A. To obtain Indirect Taxation course certificate candidates must secure a minimum of 50% marks.

Q. What is the fee for an Indirect Taxation course?

A. The fee for an Indirect Taxation course generally ranges between INR 5,000 to INR 15,000

Q. Is Indirect Taxation course conducted online?

A. Indirect taxation course is offered online.

Q. Which are the popular institutes for indirect taxation course?

A. The popular institutes for indirect taxation courses are:  
Indian School of Business Management and Administration, Hyderabad  
Indian School of Business Management and Administration, Bangalore  
Idyllic Institute of Management  
IIMT University  
Alpha Arts and Science College, Chennai

Q. Can Indirect Tax passed to another entity?

A. Yes, the burden of an Indirect Tax can be transferred to the customer from the manufacturer. The manufacturer can include taxes likes CST, GST and VAT in the product's price.    

Q. What is the difference between direct and indirect taxes?

A. Indirect taxes are included in the cost of the goods and services, which increases inflation.

Q. What are the entrance examinations for admission to Indirect Taxation courses?

A. The entrance tests for admission to Indirect Taxes include ICAI, ICSI, JIMEE, DUET, CUET, SAT, AMU and CFA.

Q. Which are the main subjects taught in Indirect Taxation?

A. Some of the main subjects included in Indirect Taxation syllabus include Input Tax Credits, TDS, GST, Theoretical Approach of GST Assessment and Duties and Responsibilities of Assesses and Auditor.

Q. Which are the recruiters for Indirect Taxation?

A. The companies among the top recruiters of Indirect Taxation include:
  • Deloitte 
  • KPMG 
  • Accenture 
  • Amazon 
  • Qualcomm 
  • Morgan Stanley 

Popular Indirect Taxation Colleges in India

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