Soft Loans, Interest Subsidies and Loan Guarantees

Soft Loans Soft Loans support enterprises through loans at low interest rates for part financing investments in qualifying expenditure. Soft Loans are available to manufacturing enterprises and only after Malta Enterprise completes a due diligence exercise on the applicant and the proposed project. Soft Loans, granted by Malta Enterprise, usually cover 33% of an approved […]

Written By Stephen Balzan

On January 3, 2017
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Soft Loans

Soft Loans support enterprises through loans at low interest rates for part financing investments in qualifying expenditure.

Soft Loans are available to manufacturing enterprises and only after Malta Enterprise completes a due diligence exercise on the applicant and the proposed project. Soft Loans, granted by Malta Enterprise, usually cover 33% of an approved project, but in any case may not exceed 75% of the cost of plant, machinery and equipment.

The main objective of this incentive is to support new investment projects undertaken by enterprises engaged in manufacturing.

Interest Subsidies

Loan Interest Rate Subsidies is an access to finance tool that aims to help increase the competitiveness and innovative capacity of enterprises by supporting the acquisition of tangible and intangible capital assets that lead to a more effective and efficient production and supply of service.

The main objective of this incentive is to support new investment projects undertaken by enterprises engaged in manufacturing.

Loan Guarantees

Loan Guarantees facilitate access to finance to assist enterprises in the acquisition of capital assets that will lead to a more effective and efficient production and supply of service/s.  The main objective of this incentive is to support new investment projects undertaken by enterprises engaged in manufacturing.

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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