tAX AdvisorY sERVICES
ACT is a well-known and respected boutique tax advisory firm providing high-quality tax advice to Multinational Enterprises, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises including family owned and other owner-manged companies, family offices, trusts, foundations, employees and high net worth individuals. Our tax team is experienced in an extensive list of tax issues and is able to provide tax advisory services on highly sensitive tax issues.
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The firm as well as members of the tax team are members of a number of local and foreign institutions such as the Malta Institute of Accountants, The Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, STEP, The International Fiscal Association, The Malta Institute of Taxation and Finance Malta amongst others. Stephen Balzan, who is the firm’s tax partner has been actively involved in taxation since 1995, advising clients on various local and cross-border tax issues. He delivered a number of seminars on various tax issues as well as represented ACT in various international events. He has also in the past delivered a number of lectures on taxation to students studying for their ACCA qualification and their Advanced Diploma in International Taxation.
The firm’s staff are multi-lingual and can speak various languages including Maltese, English, Italian, Swedish, Greek, Chinese, Russian and Ukrainian amongst others.
The firm is in a position to provide tax advisory services on a number of different tax aspects, including:
- Employment income including fringe benefits such as share option schemes
- Tax deductions
- Tax exemptions
- Capital gains on the transfer of immovable property, securities and other assets including intellectual property
- Transfer pricing issues
- Notional interest deductions
- Malta’s Double Taxation Treaty Network and other forms of relief from double taxation
- Re-organisations including mergers and divisions
- Tax consolidations
- Remittance rules of taxation for both individuals and body corporates
- Fiscal and other incentives granted by Malta Enterprise
ACT is a well-known and respected boutique tax advisory firm providing high-quality tax advice to Multinational Enterprises, SMEs including family owned and other owner-manged companies, family offices, trusts, foundations, employees and high net worth individuals.
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.
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.