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Permitted texts - ACA

Permitted publications for the Professional Level and Advanced Level exams.

At the Professional Level, permitted texts for Audit and Assurance, Financial Accounting and Reporting and Tax Compliance may be annotated ONLY to the extent of underlining, side-lining and highlighting. Page tabs may be used but must not be written on. For open book exams, Advanced Level and Professional Level Business Planning, candidates should not include any pre-prepared exams (for example, annotated exhibits from the Case Study Advance Information with answers) as this material will not be marked by the examiners.

Students may take an edition of the permitted text of a year other than the one listed. However, the exams are set on the edition listed below and any student taking a different edition does so at their own risk.

Take a look at the Permitted Text Webinar which goes over what is and is not permitted in the exams, within your permitted texts, and some tips for during your exams.

Ordering permitted texts

Please note

There are no permitted texts for the Certificate Level assessments; any necessary information will be provided on screen.

Please order the following publications from CCH:

  • Auditing Standards
  • UK Accounting Standards and Company Law
  • Hardman’s Tax Rates and Tables
  • Practice Notes (19 and 20)

To order, please contact CCH:

E uk-proc.newsales@wolterskluwer.com

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS®) book is available to order from the IFRS Foundation:

E publications@ifrs.org

T +44 (0)20 7332 2730

Students may take an edition of the permitted text of a year other than the one listed. However, the exams are set on the edition listed below and any student taking a different edition does so at their own risk. Please see below for the recommended texts for your exams.

Permitted texts 2017

Permitted publications for the Professional Level and Advanced Level exams 2017.

Permitted texts 2018

Permitted publications for the Professional Level and Advanced Level exams 2018