Benefits of being an ATT member

Membership Entitlements

As a member of the Association you are entitled to use the letters ATT after your name and the descriptive title ‘Taxation Technician’. This demonstrates to members of the public that you are a member of the oldest and largest professional body involved with UK tax compliance and that you comply with the Professional Rules and Practice Guidelines set down by the Association.

Membership Benefits


As a member you will receive the following publications:

  • Annotated copy of the Finance Act
  • Tolley's Annual Tax Guide
  • Tax Rate Card
  • Tax Adviser - the monthly magazine of the Association and the Chartered Institute of Taxation - click here for more information.
  • Whillan's Tax Tables
  • Technical Newsletter - click here for more information
  • Mouse mat

Appear in our online list of Tax Technicians

  • Members may be listed in our online list of Tax Technicians. Please click here for more information.

Anti Money Laundering Supervision

  • Members may apply to register with the Association as a supervisory authority for monitoring and compliance under the 2007 Money Laundering Regulations. You can register with the ATT AML Registration Scheme here


  • An annual tax conference is held at a variety of locations around the UK. Click here for further details.

Branch network

  • All members are able to use the Branch Network which provides technical and other meetings, all of which are open to members, students and members of the public. Click here for further details.

Tony Arnold Library

  • ATT members and students are able to use the Tony Arnold Library for research and reference purposes. Click here for more information.

Licensed Access

  • Licensed access to barristers practising in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and to advocates practising in Scotland, is now available for members.
    • Licensed access - which replaces the terms "BarDIRECT" and "Direct Professional Access". Under this, any ATT member can instruct any barriser as they are deemed to have licensed access by virtue of their membership. For details click here.
    • Public access - there are a select number of barristers who are within the public access scheme and who can take instructions from any member of the public. For details click here.

Members' Support Service

  • This aims to help those with work-related personal problems. An independent, sympathetic fellow practitioner will listen in strictest confidence and give support. Please telephone 0845 744 6611 to be put in touch with a member of the Support Service. Please note that the Members' Support Service does not offer advice of a techncial nature.

Discounts provided by other organisations

  • LexisNexis Tax Guides
    • You are entitled to a discount on certain LexisNexis publications. Please click here for further details.
  • Pinsent Masons Tax Enquiry Help Facility
    • Members can contact Pinsent Masons with their tax enquiry and have an initial free conversation (subject to a maximum length of 20 minutes, although this may be extended at Pinsent Mason's discretion). E-mail your query to ATTenquiries [at] or telephone 020 7054 2569 (the helpline is open 0930-1730 Monday to Friday, excluding Bank Holidays). Pleaes quote your membership number when contacting Pinsent Masons. The following areas are covered by the tax enquiry help facility:
      • HMRC enquiries (ITSA, CTSA, PAYE)
      • HMRC investigations (COP8, COP9)
      • HMRC inspection and information powers
      • Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility
      • VAT enquiries
      • Customs duties
      • Tribunal proceedings
  • SWAT UK Anti Money Laundering training
    • ATT members and their staff can gain a discount on SWAT UK's online anti-money laundering training course. For more information click here.
  • Interactive Data's Online Securities Taxation Web Service
    • ATT members are offered a discount on the standard annual subscription tariff to Interactive Data's online Securities Taxation Web Service. To take advantage of this offer, please contact Interactive Data (enquiries [at] quoting your membership number.

Other services available for members

  • Certificate framing service
    • Should you wish to display your membership certificate to its very best effect, ATT has commissioned The Professional Framing Company to produce a distinctive hand-made frame. For further details, please contact the Professional Framing Company on 01527 63039 or visit their website.
  • MBNA Affinity Credit Card
    • For further details or to apply, please contact the MBNA Customer Helpline: 0800 028440