Articles & Publications

Amendments to Stamp Duty Regulations

Following the Budget Speech by the Minister of Finance last month, a new legal notice L.N.427 of 2020 has been introduced, bringing into effect the following changes and extensions to the current stamp duty regulations.  Second Time Buyers Scheme  The stamp duty...

The Budget Measures Implementation Act 2021

Following last week’s budget speech for the year 2021, the Government has published the bill which will implement the budget measures for next year.  The following are the salient income tax and stamp duty measures which are being proposed in this bill....

Malta Budget 2021

On the 19th of October 2020, Minister of Finance Hon. Prof. Edward Scicluna presented the Budget for 2021 to the House of Representatives. The following are the main highlights of the said budget. Tax implications on the transfer of Immovable Property The reduced rate...
Patent Box Regime (Deduction) Rules

Patent Box Regime (Deduction) Rules

The Patent Box Regime Rules, implemented through Legal Notice 208 of 2019, apply to income derived from qualifying intellectual property on or after the 1st of January 2019. A qualifying Intellectual Property (IP) is a patent which could either be already...

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