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Electricity Bill Refund

Electricity Bill Refund

On the 27th August 2020, Malta Enterprise has launched the Electricity Bill Refund Scheme whereby businesses eligible for the Wage Supplement Scheme can now benefit from an assistance of 50% of the electrical power bills for the months of July, August and September...

Fiscal Unit Tax Payment and Registration Deadlines

Fiscal Unit Tax Payment and Registration Deadlines

The Commissioner for Revenue has notified that the tax payment deadline of eighteen months following the end of the accounting period, applicable to companies in possession of a determination under the relevant paragraphs of Article 47 of the Duty on Documents and...

FSS Forms – Updated

FSS Forms – Updated

The Office of the CfR has announced that the FSS forms have been updated to reflect changes brought about by the Tax on Overtime Rules and the Covid19 Wage Supplement. The revised forms can be downloaded from here. Guidance on the rules and changes can be downloaded...

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Malta

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Malta

FDI contributes to the EU’s growth by enhancing its competitiveness, creating jobs and economies of scale, bringing in capital, technologies, innovation, expertise, and by opening new markets for the EU’s exports.  The EU has thus felt the need to address and...

Private Residential Leases (Tax Rebate) Rules, 2020

Private Residential Leases (Tax Rebate) Rules, 2020

Introduced by means of Legal Notice 258 of 2020, such rules apply to income derived on or after 1st January 2020 from a private residential lease. Such lease must be of a duration of at least 2 years and is registered with the Housing Authority as a long private...

Corporate Taxation in Malta

Maltese companies are subject to tax at the rate of 35% on their worldwide income and capital gains. Malta grants various fiscal incentives to both companies and their shareholders upon the distribution of a dividend.

Setting up a Company in Malta

Setting up a company in Malta is a relatively straight forward procedure and can be set up within 2 working days, provided we are in receipt of all the information, funds and due diligence documentation we need.

Taking up Residence in Malta

Warm climate, friendly people, excellent communication infrastructures, low criminality and many other features of the Maltese islands have made Malta an excellent destination for people to take up residence in.

Remote Gaming in Malta

Malta was the first EU Member State to specifically regulate the remote gaming industry in 2004 and has ever since established itself as one of the prime jurisdictions for remote gaming operators. The Malta Gaming Authority (“MGA”) is the regulatory of gaming in Malta.

Payment Institutions in Malta

Malta has become a destination of choice for the setting up of Payment Institutions (also referred to as Payment Services Providers or PSPs). A number of advantages have contributed to this success, e.g. fiscal incentives granted.

Electronic Money Institutions in Malta

Malta has recently seen an increase in the number of Electronic Money Institutions (EMIs) looking to set up their operations in Malta. This has been largely due to the growth in the e-commerce and the i-gaming industries.

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) Services in Malta

Malta has always been on the forefront of technology and innovation. A number of initiatives have been launched, aimed at establishing an innovative and attractive regulatory framework for entities operating in the blockchain industry.

Prospects – Services of a Corporate Advisor in Malta

‘Prospects’ is a new platform set up by the Malta Stock Exchange in line with its commitment to open up new capital market opportunities, create economies of scale and to afford businesses more competitiveness and sustainability.

Assistance to Family Businesses in Malta

Malta has recently introduced legislation to encourage good governance in the management of family businesses, to assist family businesses to operate in an efficient way and to assist in the transfer of business from one generation to the other.