The Office of the Commissioner for Revenue has published consolidated guidelines on the automatic exchange of financial account information in connection with the application of FACTA IGA, CRS and DAC II. These supersede and revoke any previously issued guidelines supplementing these instruments. The salient changes...

With effect from January 2020, submissions and payments by persons registered under article 12 of the VAT Act are to be made electronically. The Office of the Commissioner for Revenue has notified that the annual declaration for 2019 (VAT Form 005) will not be issued. All...

This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: ECOFIN Report to the European Council on Tax Issues; Tax Policy Key to New European Green Deal; Montenegro & Honduras Join Inclusive Framework on BEPS; OECD Tax Statistics Indicate Revenue Plateau; Turkey...

The Cooperation with Other Jurisdictions on Tax Matters Regulations (Subsidiary Legislation 123.127) have been revised in virtue of Legal Notice 342 of 2019 published on 17 December 2019. The amendments, inter alia, transpose the provisions of Council Directive 2018/822 of 25 May 2018 amending Directive...

The Annual General Meeting of the Malta Institute of Taxation was held on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at the Malta Stock Exchange. The President of the Institute, Dr Conrad Cassar Torregiani, opened the meeting and presented a brief overview of the activities during 2019. The...

Subsidiary Legislation 123.74 has been revised to increase the maximum amount of tax rebate available to persons chargeable to tax at the rates specified under article 56(1)(a) and (b) of the Income Tax Act. The amendment introduced by Legal Notice 326 of 2019 will come...

This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: US Letter Threatens to Upend OECD Digital Tax Discussions; OECD Meeting on Pillar Two: Stakeholders’ Input on the OECD Secretariat; Council of the EU Adopts Conclusions on Anti-Money Laundering Priorities; VAT Committee...

This week’s edition of the CFE Tax Top 5 looks at the following: New EU Commission Takes Office on 1 December; European Commission Will Not Appeal the “Starbucks” State Aid Decision; Commission Asks Ireland and Austria to Implement EU-law Compliant Interest Limitation Rules; ECOFIN Council...

The Malta Institute of Taxation deplores the situation in which the country has been placed. The Institute does not accept that, in a constitutional democracy founded on the rule of law, where grave concerns have arisen concerning the integrity of the Prime Minister, his ability...

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