About Tanzania Association of Accountants (TAA)
TAA is a professional voluntary accountancy association registered on 03rd January, 1983 under the Societies Ordinance as a Member’s representative body of all professional Accountant(s) and aspiring Accountant(s) registered and working in Tanzania.
The association is aimed at uniting the Accountants, protect the interests of the Accountants and promoting the accountancy profession in the country. TAA envisioned to become a world class professional accountancy institution; and mission to provide services to and on behalf of its Members in various sectors aimed at facilitating their professional and social development and promoting public confidence in the services provided.
Currently TAA has a total number of 349 Member(s). Membership in association is classified into 2 main categories of full membership and non-full membership. Full membership is sub divided into 2 parts of: Individual membership of associates and fellows – these are determined by professional qualifications, years of working experience and professional contribution; and Institutional membership which is sub divided into accountancy firms, training institutions, professional associations & students associations. Non full membership, this is sub divided into: provisional associates, semiprofessional accountants, accounting technicians and honorary membership.
TAA is governed by the Governing Council who’s Chairperson and Members are appointed by all Members in Annual General Meeting. There is Executive Committee which is accountable to the Governing Council and the following sub committees charged with specific functions: disciplinary, economic & fiscal committee, education & training, editorial & publications, membership and research and standing committee(s).