Prove your US cross-border tax expertise with ADIT

With recent major changes to the federal tax code and implications for global companies and individuals, there has never been more demand for tax professionals with the ability to advise firms and clients on the international application of US tax law.

Develop, update and demonstrate both your knowledge of US tax law, and your ability to apply that knowledge to real world situations in an international context, with the ADIT United States module.

By achieving the United States module, you will acquire:

  • a strong understanding of the concepts underpinning US federal tax law as it relates to cross-border situations
  • the practical tax skills required by employers and clients alike
  • enhanced employability in a competitive international tax environment

What ADIT people say


"I identified a personal need for a more in-depth international tax knowledge and decided that ADIT was an ideal way to obtain the knowledge required to answer our clients’ questions effectively."


"Completing ADIT has made me more comfortable in the international tax sphere, and allowed me to advise on certain matters, such as the US tax system, with more knowledge."

Marie Tyrrell ADIT | SRLV | UK
Marie achieved the United States module in June 2017
Nomaan Ilyas ADIT | Frontier Fiscal Services | UK
Nomaan achieved the United States module in June 2012

Hear from more successful ADIT students here.

How does it work?

The module is one of a range of options available to tax professionals pursuing the ADIT credential, covering a wide variety of international tax subject areas. To achieve ADIT, you must complete a total of three modules.

The module is assessed by a single exam, available every June in cities around the world. You can prepare for the exam through a choice of tuition courses, delivered by a range of academic institutions and professional training providers around the world, including online and distance learning options.

Next steps

To register as an ADIT student, please click here.

For further information about the United States module, please download the syllabus extract below. Alternatively, download the full ADIT Prospectus and Syllabus or contact the ADIT Team at info [at] (subject: Etaxjobs%20and%20ADIT) .