COVID – 19: The Latest Updates, Articles & News Items

We have gathered together on one page all the Articles, Publications and News Items in a chronological order for ease of reference. In order to access an Article/News Item kindly click on any title, and you will be redirected to the Article/News Item chosen. This list will be regularly updated. Most recently-published News Items and Articles are included at […]

Written By Marie Claire Balzan

On June 17, 2020
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We have gathered together on one page all the Articles, Publications and News Items in a chronological order for ease of reference. In order to access an Article/News Item kindly click on any title, and you will be redirected to the Article/News Item chosen. This list will be regularly updated. Most recently-published News Items and Articles are included at the top of each list and highlighted in bold. This article will make reading the latest news and updates relating to COVID-19 much more easier.  Our updates will ensure that you will be kept regularly informed on how the measures that are introduced from time to time by the Maltese authorities may affect yourself, your employees and your business. If you have any queries you may contact us on [email protected] or by calling us on +356 21378672.

Articles and Publications

Date Published:Article Title:Author:
9th June 2020Economic Recovery PackageElaine Camilleri
13th April 2020Concerns related to permanent establishments (PEs) under Tax Treaties – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
25th March 2020Substantial Raise in Financial Assistance to Businesses hit by COVID-19Elaine Camilleri
19th March 2020New Financial Assistance and other Measures – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
5th March 2020Tax Implications of the CoronavirusShanice Finch

News Items

Date Published:News Item Title:Author:
17th June 2020COVID 19 measures – Exemption from Tax on Certain Property Transfers Rules 2020Stephen Balzan
26th May 2020COVID-19 Wage Supplement for MayStephen Balzan
26th May 2020COVID 19 – Fiscal Assistance Measures – deferred taxes payment deadlineStephen Balzan
26th May 2020COVID 19 – Fiscal Assistance Measures – Deadline for the payment of deferred taxesStephen Balzan
25th May 2020Notice to self-employed persons – COVID wage supplement : SSC implicationsStephen Balzan
11th May 2020Teleworking Activities Scheme to be phased outStephen Balzan
4th May 2020COVID-19 Tax Deferral Scheme ExtendedElaine Camilleri
3rd May 20202.5% Interest Rate Subsidy on Bank Loans to BusinessesStephen Balzan
28th April 2020Extension for PT payments due in April 2020Stephen Balzan
28th April 2020The EC approves Malta’s COVID wage supplement schemeStephen Balzan
12th April 2020Waiver of customs duties and VAT on the importation of medical items into the EUStephen Balzan
12th April 2020Tax Treaties – The impact of COVID-19Stephen Balzan
8th April 2020Suspension of Legal Times under the Revenue Acts – COVID-19Shanice Finch
7th April 2020Launch of the Covid-19 Guarantee Scheme by the Malta Development BankShanice Finch
6th April 2020Notice to Employers – COVID Wage Supplement: Payroll ImplicationsShanice Finch
3rd April 2020Extended Deadline – Submission of Financial Account InformationShanice Finch
2nd April 2020Benefit to Vulnerable Persons ordered to stay at home – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
25th March 2020Social Measures – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
25th March 2020Extended Deadlines for Teleworking Activities Schemes – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
25th March 2020Mandatory Quarantine Leave – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
21st March 2020Tax Payment Deferral Scheme Application Form – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
21st March 2020Facilitation of Teleworking Activities – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
19th March 2020Teleworking Grant Scheme – COVID-19Stephen Balzan
13th March 2020Mitigation Procedures regarding COVID-19Stephen Balzan

How can we help?  

For further information, please contact one of the firm’s tax partners, Stephen Balzan on [email protected] or Elaine Camilleri [email protected]. ACT can help you understand the changes to the tax rules and how these can impact your business.  

Apart from its offices in St. Julian’s Malta, ACT operates from a second office in Gozo, which is situated in the capital city of Victoria.  For an appointment in our Gozo office, please call on 00356 21378672 or send us an email on [email protected]. 

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