Ordinary Diploma in Taxation (ODTM)
This qualification is intended for a person who will be able to perform duties in tax areas; apportion input tax to taxable supply, file returns and notices; make assessments; compute employment income, business income, and investment income; and compute interest and penalties and other tasks related to taxation.
The holder of this qualification will able to
i. Apply taxation knowledge and skills relating to customs procedure, and management of public finance.
ii. Verify returns and collect taxes.
iii. Educate and sensitize tax payers on tax laws and procedures.
iv. Apply statistical knowledge and skills to analyse and interpret tax data.
The programme runs for two (2) years
Tuition Fee Structure
i) For Tanzanians is Tshs. 1,200,000 payable in two installments.
ii) For Foreign Students is US$ 1,200 payable in two installments
Entry Requirement and Eligibility
Direct Entry: Holder of Form six certificates with at least a principal and a subsidiary pass (excluding religious subjects).
Equivalent qualification: A Form Four certificate with at least four passes (religious subjects not counted) and with NTA level 4 i.e. Basic Certificate from a recognized higher learning institution. For ODCS and ODIT, one of the passes at O – level must be in Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry.
Year I Semester I
|Subject Code||Subject Name|
|CLT 05101||Basic Communication Skills|
|AFT 05101||Introduction to Accounting I|
|GST 5102||Development Studies|
|MTT 05101||Basic Mathematics and Statistics|
|ECT 05101||Elements of Economics|
|TMT 05201||Introduction to Indirect Taxation|
|TMT 05202||Introduction to Direct Taxation|
|TMT 05203||Introduction to Customs|
|ITT 05208||Introduction to Computer Applications|
|TMT 05204||Practical Training|
|Year II Semester III|
|TMD 06101||Introduction to Value Added Tax|
|TMD 06102||Introduction to Income Taxation|
|MTD 06101||Mathematics and Statistics|
|GST 06101||Business Communication|
|AFD 06101||Fundamental of Financial Accounting I|
|CLD 06101||Introduction to Business Law|
|MSD 06201||Fundamentals of Management|
|ECD 06201||Principles of Economics|
|TMD 06204||Introduction to Customs Procedure|
|TMD 06205||Introduction to Tax Administration|
|MSD 06201||Basics of Entrepreneurship|
|TMD 06206||Field Work Practical Training|
The programme is geared towards producing junior professionals who will be able to perform duties in tax areas; apportion input tax to taxable supply, file returns and notices; make assessments; compute employment income, business income, and investment income; and compute interest and penalties and other tasks related to taxation