This week’s edition of the Tax Top 5 looks at the following: GAFA Representatives give evidence at US enquiry into French Digital Tax Apple’s appeals against EU Commission decision set for hearing next month OECD publishes Stage 2 MAP Peer Reviews 9th US Circuit Court...

The International Tax Unit has updated its bank account details for accounts held with the Central Bank of Malta. The CfR update and the current list can be found at this link.  

LN 209 of 2019 amends the following legislation: The Highly Qualified Persons Rules; The Qualifying Employment in Aviation (Personal Tax) Rules; and The Qualifying Employment in Maritime Activities and the Servicing of Offshore Oil and Gas Industry Activities (Personal Tax) Rules. As a result of...

The Patent Box Regime (Deduction) Rules, 2019 were published in virtue of LN 208 of 2019. They apply to qualifying income derived from qualifying intellectual property (“qualifying IP”) on or after 1 January 2019. The rules set out the conditions which must subsist for the application of the deduction...

The Office of the CfR has issued guidelines on the VAT exemption in terms of item 5 of Part 2 to the Fifth Schedule of the VAT Act, which applies to services relating to sports supplied by non-profit making organisations. The guidelines clarify that the...

The Office of the CfR has issued guidelines on the VAT exemption in terms of item 11(4) of Part 2 to the Fifth Schedule of the VAT Act, which applies to welfare services supplied by a Government Institution or an institution/organisation recognised as a non-profit...

This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: US warns no trade deal if UK impose Digital Tax UK seeks annulment of European Commission decision in CFE Cases New signatories to the OECD MLI European Economic and Social Committee adopt...

The MAP Guidelines published on the website of the Office of the Commissioner for Revenue have been revised. Specifically, the text under the heading: “Suspension of Collection of Tax During a MAP” has been replaced to reflect the amendment to article 41 of the Income...

The Tax Accounts (Income Tax) Rules have been amended through LN 194 of 2019, published on 6 August 2019. As a result of the amendment: Profits derived through the application of the participation exemption in terms of Article 12(1)(u) of the Income Tax Act (ITA)...