The purposes and objectives of the Association are to:
a. Provide a forum to discuss, deliberate, share experiences and facilitate the development and improvement of tax and/or zakat policies and administrations in all their aspects within Member Countries;
b. Foster mutual cooperation and assistance among the Tax Authorities in Member and Associate Member Countries and provide a forum for the exchange of experiences and best practices among Members;
c. Recognize the important role of tax and zakat administration in the promotion of economic development.
The Association may set up other objectives as may be decided by the Heads of Delegations Meeting.