The Institute formulates annual research agenda which give priority research areas for faculty members. The Research Technical Committee (RTC) is responsible for formulation of the research agenda with inputs from faculty and revenue departments and other stakeholders.

The research agenda of the Institute focus on “Enhancing tax compliance” with the following priority research themes:

  •  Tax compliance
  • Taxation of the SMEs
  • International taxation and transfer pricing
  • Taxation of specialized sectors (oil and gas, telecommunication, financial services, and mining)