Changes to the VAT small undertaking thresholds

Further to the announcement in the Budget Speech (see MIT News 21 October 2020), LN 463 of 2020 has introduced changes to the Sixth Schedule to the VAT Act in connection with the 'small undertaking' thresholds. Once the changes enter into effect, there will be two...

Year of Assessment 2020 Tax Returns for Fiscal Units

The Office of the Commissioner for Revenue has announced that the income tax return and the supplemental document for Year of Assessment 2020 required to be filed by a principal taxpayer in respect of a fiscal unit are now available for download. Kindly note that whilst...

EU tax transparency rules to be extended to digital platforms (DAC7)

EU Member States have agreed to extend EU tax transparency rules to digital platforms. Following the proposal made by the Commission in July as part of the Action Plan for Fair and Simple Taxation the agreed proposal on administrative cooperation (DAC 7) will ensure that Member States automatically...

EU approves VAT exemption for covid vaccines and testing kits

New measures have been adopted which will allow EU Member States to put in place a temporary VAT exemption for vaccines and testing kits being sold to hospitals, doctors and individuals, as well as closely related services (see Commission Proposal of 28 October 2020). Currently, Member...

CFE Tax Top 5 (7 December 2020)

This week's edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: CFE’s 13th European Professional Affairs Conference FISC Hearing on Harmful Tax Practices & Distortion of the Single Market OECD Tax Revenue Trend Report EU Council Conclusions on Tax Challenges IAFEI Global 50th...

Taxes in Europe Database

Earlier this week the Malta Institute of Taxation participated in the 28th Meeting of the EU VAT Expert Group during which the Commission presented the Taxes in Europe Database - an online Database which offers structured information on around 650 taxes in the EU (including...

Electronic Tax Residence Certificate service launched

The Office of the CfR has announced a new electronic service - requests for a Tax Residence Certificate can now be made online via the CfR's Income Tax Services Online. [Read more]   source: cfr.gov.mt...