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STEP is a global professional body, comprising lawyers, accountants, trustees and other practitioners that help families plan for their futures. Learn more about STEP today.

Member subscription renewals

For all members who pay STEP Head Office, your STEP membership was due for renewal on 1 April 2024. Payment of the subscription fee and completion of the member declaration are both required to renew your membership for another year. If you haven’t yet done so, please login today to take action to maintain your membership.

The STEP Blog

On Thursday 11 April 2024, Anti-Money Laundering Europe (AME) hosted a symposium at the European Parliament in Brussels about the European Union’s (EU) new Anti-Money Laundering package.

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STEP Special Interest Groups (SIGs) provide the opportunity for practitioners and related professionals to connect and advance their focused area of practice.

UK Annual Tax Conference

21 June 2024, London. For those who can’t make the in-person event, the webcasts are available to purchase now.

Professional Postgraduate Diploma

An advanced programme for senior industry practitioners and TEPs.

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STEP's Jobs Board

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STEP Annual Review 2022/23

Read the 2022/23 Annual Review for an insight into what STEP has achieved over the year.

Read the Annual Review

How to join STEP

There are four levels of STEP membership: Full Member (TEP) – our highest level of membership for experienced practitioners; Associate; Affiliate; and Student – entry-level membership for those just starting out.

Depending on your experience and qualifications/credentials you can join STEP as a Student, Affiliate or Full Member (TEP). Practitioners who join at Student or Affiliate level can work their way up to TEP status via our Exam or Essay Route, or through acquiring the necessary level of experience.

Setting Standards

Our Codes of Professional Conduct set out the ethical and professional standards our members should uphold.

Industry News

Australia's 2024/25 federal budget proposes to ensure foreign residents pay capital gains tax (CGT) on all direct and indirect sales of assets with a 'close economic connection' to Australian land.


Consultation has closed on HMRC’s Tax Administration Framework Review of its enquiry and assessment powers, penalties and safeguards.


Peru’s executive branch has submitted Bill 07752/2023-PE to congress, proposing that it should be granted powers for 90 days to legislate on tax matters. This would include modifications to income tax...