About SLIT

We are The National Body
of Tax Professionals

Incorporated by an Act of Parliament No. 21 of 2000

Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation as the national body of the tax professionals in the Country is in the forefront of producing the competent tax professionals under close supervision and guidance of the eminent tax professionals and revenue officials.


Our History

In 1992, some of the retired senior officials of the Department of Inland Revenue took the initiative to form the Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation with the objective to produce competent tax professionals and to impart knowledge of taxation to members of the public. A few years later, after the formation of the Institute, steps were taken to incorporate it by an Act of Parliament to enable it to pursue its objectives with official sanction. The Bill to incorporate the Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation was passed in Parliament by Act No. 21 of 2000 on 19th June 2000.

Our Vision

To be the best service training provider for professional tax advice and fiscal policy planning in Sri Lanka.

Our Mission

To produce excellent tax professionals in the country, to facilitate revenue collection and improving Tax literacy among relevant stakeholders and thereby being a partner in the development of Sri Lanka.

Our Objectives

Providing inputs for increasing the collection of government revenue, playing a vital role in government fiscal policy planning, placing emphasis on tax compliance and assurance participation in international events and conferences & foreign investment forums.