Articles & Publications

Amendments to the Companies Act

On the 26 October 2021, Maltese Parliament enacted Act LX of 2021, which includes a number of amendments to the Companies Act.  Such amendments are aimed at enhancing transparency of information concerning directors and shareholders of companies registered in...

Various amendments to the Companies Act in the pipeline

The Government of Malta has recently published Bill No. 233 which proposes a number of amendments to the Companies Act (Chapter 386 of the Laws of Malta). We have summarised below the main amendments which we can find in the Bill: Documents required to be delivered to...

An ACT to implement the Budget Measures for the financial year 2021

The Malta Government has on the 16th April 2021, by means of ACT XVIII of 2021 published and enacted a new Act which will be implementing the budget measures for the year 2021.  The budget measures  were announced by the Minister of Finance in his...
Amendments to the Company Service Providers Act

Amendments to the Company Service Providers Act

By means of Act No. L of 2020, the Government of Malta has published an Act to amend the Company Service Providers Act (Chapter 529 of the Laws of Malta).  The provisions of the Act are not yet in force and they shall come into force on such date or dates as the...

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Amendments to Stamp Duty Regulations

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...

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The Budget Measures Implementation Act 2021

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....

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Malta Budget 2021

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...

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Malta Budget 2021

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...

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Rent Refund Scheme

Rent Refund Scheme

In addition to the Electricity Refund Scheme, Malta Enterprise has on the 2nd of September 2020 launched the Rent Refund Scheme, whereby undertakings that operate from a business premises will be supported with a refund on their rent expense. This scheme is available...

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