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A Professional Edge in Tax and Accounting

Start your journey towards earning a professional credential from ACAT today. Earning an ACAT gives you a competitive edge while demonstrating proven knowledge and expertise to potential clients and/or employers.

UPCOMING EXAM WINDOW: September 15 - November 15, 2020

Earn your ACAT credential in time for the 2021 Tax Season and increase your value!

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About ACAT


The Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation® (ACAT) was established in 1973 as a non-profit independent testing, accrediting and monitoring organization. The Council seeks to identify professionals in independent practice who specialize in providing financial, accounting and taxation services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses. Professionals receive accreditation through examination and maintain their accreditation through commitment to a significant program of continuing professional education and adherence to the Council's Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct.


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Four Credentials To Distinguish You

ACAT offers four credentials representing accounting and tax professionals and specialties. Each one is the hallmark of excellence, experience, and commitment. Click on the banners below for more information.

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In response to COVID-19, ACAT is allowing candidates who are eligible to take an ACAT exam during the June 1 – July 15, 2020 exam window an additional exam window to utilize their exam registration.
If you are interested in scheduling an exam during the upcoming exam window, please check Scantron’s website for updates on exam center closings and special COVID-19 policies at exam centers.