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How is rental income taxed?

Not everyone is aware than Malta changed its rental withholding tax options in 2015, which means that as a lessor, you now how even more flexible options of how to go about things related to your rental income.


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Opening a bank account in Malta

With regulations and bank checks becoming tighter in the last few years, opening a bank account in an EU country has changed but not very much.


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Taxation of Employment income - comparison between domiciled and non-domiciled

To fully understand the tax opportunities that arise out of taxation of non-domiciled residents in Malta, it is essential to understand the meaning of domicile and resident status under Maltese law.


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Malta Credit Rating

During the month of August, respected international credit rating institution Fitch, has increased Malta’s credit rating from A to A+.


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Proposed Changes to the Remittance Basis of Taxation

Following the 2018 Budget, delivered by the Minister of Finance earlier in October this year, one of the changes being proposed in the said Budget Bill, relates to the remittance basis of taxation.


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Budget 2015 Highlights

Income tax to be reduced to 25%
Excise tax of 20% per litre on wine


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Acquire a Bank Licence in Malta

Introduction Banks in Malta are regulated by the Banking Act, 1994 (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Act’) together with the Banking Rules provided by the Malta Financial Services Authority (hereinafter referred to as ‘MFSA’), which are binding on licence holders. The business of banking is defined in the Act as the business of a person who accepts deposits of money from the public withdrawable or repayable on demand or after a fixed period or after notice, or who borrows or raises money from the public (including the ...


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88% find Malta Attractive for Investment

The 2013 edition of the EY Attractiveness Survey for Malta revealed that 88 per cent of respondents believe Malta remains attractive for foreign direct investment. The stability of the social climate, of the political, legal and regulatory environment, and corporate taxation ranked highest. To read the full article please refer to http://www.timesofmalt...


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Malta - Curacao Double Taxation Agreement initialled

  Malta and Curacao have started negotiating a double taxation agreement aimed to facilitate business and provide for exchange of information on tax matters to combat international tax avoidance and evasion. The agreement needs to be signed and ratified before it enters into force.


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Malta one of top-20 Financial Services Jurisdictions

The Malta Financial Services Authority in its September newsletter has stated that according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) Malta has been classified as one of the top-20 financial services jurisdictions due to its sound banking infrastructure and Security Exchanges and significant improvement in its health and primary education sectors. Malta i...


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