The aims and objectives of the CITN are
* To determine what standards of knowledge and skills are to be attained by persons seeking to become registered members of the taxation profession.
* To raise, maintain and regulate the standard of taxation practice amongst its members.
* To promote professional ethics and efficiency in tax administration and practice.
* To encourage, promote and co-ordinate research for the advancement of taxation practice and administration in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]