Fiscal Assistance Measures – COVID 19

Guidelines on the tax deferral scheme announced by the Government earlier this week have been published by Malta Enterprise and the Office of the Commissioner for Revenue. The following is an overview of the Guidelines: Which taxes does the scheme apply to? Provisional tax, employee taxes, maternity...

Budget Measures Implementation Act

Act VIII of 2020 - The Budget measures Implementation Act - was published on 20 March 2020, implementing the key measures announced in October 2019 in the Budget for 2020. The Act amends: Part II:The Customs Ordinance Part III:The Income tax Act Part IV:The Immovable Property (Acquisition by Non-Residents) Act Part...

CFE Tax Top 5 – 16 March 2020

This week's edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: EU Commission Publishes EU Coordinated Response to Coronavirus Outbreak; OECD Publishes Responses to CbCR Consultation; UK to Proceed with Digital Tax; EU Publishes Industrial Policy Package; In Memoriam: Former CFE President Professor...

Risk Evaluation Questionnaires – extension of deadline

In recognition of the fact that the COVID-19 developments may impact the ability of Subject Persons to meet their reporting obligations in a timely manner, the FIAU has announced that: the late submission penalty fee of EUR 100, which would have been applicable in the...

Fiscal measures announced: addressing the economic impact of COVID-19

In a press conference held earlier today, the Prime Minister announced that a package of measures will be introduced to address the impact of COVID-19 on the economy. The first set of measures are intended to assist with managing cash-flow and will apply to the sectors most impacted...

Malta Business Registry front office closed until further notice

The Malta Business Registry has announced that, in view of the current situation, its offices will be closed to the public until further notice. They will however continue to provide services in accordance with the procedures set out below: Registration of documents through online services...