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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...

Budget Measures Implementation Act 2020

The Government of Malta has, by means of ACT VIII of 2020 published various important provisions in Malta’s fiscal legislation, which implement the key measures announced by the Minister of Finance in his budget speech of October 2019.  A summary of the most...

Substantial Raise in Financial Assistance to businesses hit by COVID- 19

The Government has yesterday evening announced a substantial increase in the financial assistance to those businesses who are being mostly hit by the current COVD-19 outbreak. This follows the measures announced last week by the same Government which can be accessed...
Voluntary Occupational Pension Schemes Rules

Voluntary Occupational Pension Schemes Rules

By means of LN 228 of 2017, entitled ‘Voluntary Occupational Pension Scheme Rules’, the Malta Government has launched a number of tax incentives for contributions paid to qualifying schemes established in the context of an employment relationship for the purpose of...

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High Risk Jurisdictions – Updated List

High Risk Jurisdictions – Updated List

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), also known as the Global Anti-Money Laundering watchdog, updates its list of high-risk and other monitored jurisdictions which are considered to have weak AML-CFT regimes. This is done three times a year (February, June and...

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The 6th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

The 6th EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive

Money laundering is a global issue that has the potential to undermine the integrity of any business, as well as the financial sector as a whole. Since many years, the EU has taken part in drawing up international AML legislative framework and standards to lead the...

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Tax implications of the Coronavirus

Tax implications of the Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Covid-19 is creating economic disruption of which the impact is expected to be durable even in the second half of the year. After the 2008 recession, this virus has been declared as the greatest danger leading to a global recession. Although the...

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