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Law enforcement access to financial information

LN 312 of 2021, published on 26 July 2021, has transposed EU Directive 2019/1153 which lays down rules facilitating the use of financial and other information for the prevention, detection, investigation or prosecution of serious criminal offences, including tax evasion....

CFE Tax Top 5 (26 July 2021)

This week's edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: EU Commission Publishes Anti-Money Laundering Legislative Package EU Commission Appeals General Court Amazon State Aid Ruling CFE Opinion Statement on Issues With the Supply of Goods with Transport Under e-Commerce Rules EU Commission...

AML/CFT legislative proposals

On 20 July 2021, the European Commission presented a package of 4 legislative proposals which are aimed at strengthening the EU’s anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) rules. The proposals relate to: the creation of a new EU Anti-Money Laundering Authority (AMLA); a new Regulation...

The MIT Annual Tax Conference 2021 – Save the Date

We are pleased to announce that our highly-anticipated Annual Tax Conference will take place over the 6th and 7th October 2021. Featuring industry-leading speakers, specialised break-out sessions, panel discussions and more, this conference is a must-attend for both tax professionals and those in the wider...

CFE Tax Top 5 (19 July 2021)

This week's edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: EU: Landmark Climate Policy Package Nike Loses Procedural Challenge to Commission’s State Aid Case EU Tax Policy Report – Semester 1 OECD Paper on Sustainable Home Working OECD Podcast on the Global Tax...

Global agreement to ensure fairer taxation of multinational enterprises

The agreement reached by the OECD/G20 Inclusive Framework on the two-pillar plan to reform international taxation rules (See MIT news 1 July 2021), was endorsed by the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on 10 July. The European Commission has announced that it welcomes this...

NCC Webinar on AML/CFT issues relating to tax

The National Coordinating Committee on Combating Money Laundering and Funding of Terrorism (‘NCC’) is organizing a training session for the private sector on AML/CFT issues relating to tax. This online session will be held this Thursday 15th July between 14:00 and 17:00. For the agenda and link...

Changes to the Tax Credit rules

The Tax Credit (Higher Educational Qualifications Rule (SL 123.180)  and the Deductions and Tax Credits (Relevant Qualifications for Industry) Rules  (SL 123.107) have been revised (LN 286 and 287 of 2021 respectively). The changes to both Rules involve the appointment of Malta Enterprise Corporation as the body responsible...

CfR Survey

The Office of the Commissioner for Revenue is currently conducting a customer satisfaction survey. Persons who have provided the Office of the CfR with an email address will be receiving an email entitled “Help us Improve” as an invitation to participate in this survey. source: cfr.gov.mt...

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