A Professional Edge in Tax and Accounting

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

Register for the Summer Exam window until July 1! 
Summer 2021 exam window is June 1 - July 15, 2021

Earn your ACAT credential in time for the 2021 Tax Season and increase your value!
Can't take the exam this summer, don't worry! 

Fall 2021 exam window is September 15 - November 15, 2021

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.

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.