Focus on enforcement – interest on overdue taxes

In his Budget Speech for 2022 the Minster for Finance and Employment yesterday announced a change to the administrative practices around the granting of a remission for interest on overdue taxes pursuant to SL 372.26. In terms of the legislation the Commissioner may only remit interest...

Malta Budget for 2022 – Highlights

Earlier this evening the Minister for Finance and Employment, the Hon Clyde Caruana, delivered the Budget Speech for 2022, which put social measures and measures addressing sustainability at the forefront. The following is an overview of some of the fiscal measures announced: An increase in the...

Malta Budget 2022

Earlier this week it was announced that the Budget for 2022 will be presented on Monday 11 October 2022....

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....

VAT: Register for the OSS

The Mini One Stop Shop will cease to apply as of today, 30 June 2021. With effect from 1 July 2021, the One Stop Shop (OSS) will apply to local businesses supplying B2C services which take place outside Malta and making distance sales of goods...

VAT changes coming into effect on 1 July 2021

On 1 July 2021 a number of changes to VAT legislation will come into effect. These include: The new 'Small Undertaking' thresholds (article 11 registration) will enter into effect (see MIT News 27 May 2021) The VAT e-commerce package will come into effect, with changes...

Low value import VAT exemption to be removed on 1 July 2021

As of 1 July 2021 the VAT exemption which applies to importation of goods of low value (eur22 or less) will no longer apply. Malta VAT will be due on all goods imported from third countries. Suppliers and electronic interfaces selling goods which are imported into...

VAT e-commerce rules – amendment to Implementing Regulation

The EU Commission has adopted an amendment to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/194 as regards the exchange of records held by taxable persons or their intermediaries and the designation of competent authorities responsible for coordinating administrative enquiries. The amendments, which concern rules for the exchange of records...

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