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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....

Amendment to the Exemption from Duty in terms of Article 23 Order

A new proviso to Article 3 of the Order has been added in connection with the exemption of duty on acquisition of first immovable property, specifically in respect of transfers of property made on or after the 9th June 2020. The new proviso (see LN...

Budget Measures Implementation Act 2021

The Budget Measures Implementation Act (Act XVIII of 2021) was published on 16th April 2021.   The Act amends: Part II: Customs Ordinance Part III: Income tax Act Part IV: Social Security Act Part V: Duty on Documents and Transfers Act (click here to view an overview of the changes) Part VI: Motor...

Amendment to Exemption from Duty in terms of Article 23 Order

Article 5 of the Exemption from Duty in terms of Article 23 Order (SL 364.12) has been revised (LN 130 of 2021), inter alia extending its application to transfers of immovable property inter vivos made before 1 August 2021 (previously 1 April 2021)....

COVID-19 Tax Deferral Scheme – CfR guidance updated

The COVID-19 Fiscal Assistance has been extended to cover eligible taxes (as defined) due up until December 2021. The updated guidance provides that settlement of eligible taxes will start from May 2022. The deadline for submission of an application for a tax deferral (via the Malta Enterprise website ) is...

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