28 February to 17 April 2024. A series of 12 lectures on aspects of Malta income tax in the context of individual tax payers as well as social security and certain immigratory considerations.

Wednesday, 28 February 2024
17.00 - 19.00
Rebecca Diacono
Elaine Marie Debono
Annamaria Mifsud
Rebecca Vella
Luca Pace
James Bonavia
William Cassar
Charmaine Tanti

MIT Short Course on Personal Taxation

The MIT Short Course on Personal Taxation seeks to consolidate various aspects of Malta income tax in the context of individual tax payers, as well as social security and certain immigratory considerations. The lecturers, with numerous years of professional experience, will be covering topics which commence from the basis of taxation to individuals from a Malta income tax perspective and the charging provisions in terms of the Income Tax Act.

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Option to follow the full programme (12 lectures) or any lecture of interest. Lectures 3 & 4, Lectures 6 & 7 and Lectures 8 & 9 must be taken as a group (select from drop-down menu for participation fee).


Participation Fee:
  • Full Course – MIT Member €400; Non-Members €600; Students €300.
  • One Lecture – MIT Member €40; Non-Members €60; Students €30.
  • Set of Two Lectures– MIT Member €80; Non-Members €120; Students €60.

*The lectures in the MIT Short Course are not eligible for the Membership Offer.

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24 CPE Core Hours

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Rebecca Diacono

Rebecca Diacono is a Senior Associate working within the Tax & Immigration Law Department of Fenech & Fenech Advocates since 2014. Rebecca obtained her Doctor of Laws in 2016 and was admitted to the bar in 2017. She has also successfully completed the Malta Institute of Taxation Professional Certificate in Taxation (Cert. Tax) and was awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Services.

Rebecca advises a largely international clientele in matters of group restructuring, domestic and international taxation, cross-border structures and international tax planning. Rebecca also focuses on private wealth matters, assisting high-net worth individuals with their relocation to Malta, both from a tax and immigration perspective.

Elaine Marie Debono

Elaine is an ACCA qualified accountant with over 14 years of experience within the Tax sphere. Elaine joined one of the big-four firms as an ACCA student in 2008 and continued her career with Mazars in Malta as from 2014. Elaine assists clients with their statutory fiscal requirements within various sectors mainly the insurance, hospitality, retail, service, gaming and manufacturing industry. Elaine is presently involved in providing tax advice to both local and international on both corporate as well as personal clients.

She also lectured the Advanced taxation module to students who are sitting for their ACCA exams and the Tax Compliance Diploma organised by the Malta Institute of Taxation.

Annamaria Mifsud

Annamaria is a Senior Manager in the PwC’s tax practice. She joined the firm’s assurance practice in 2006 after obtaining a degree in Accountancy from the University of Malta. She acquired four years of audit experience, including audit engagements at PwC Channel Islands and US offices.


During 2010, Annamaria joined the Tax & Legal Services department at PwC and has since then been involved in assisting various individual and corporate clients with tax related matters. Annamaria’s main area of specialisation is in connection with the taxation of individuals and employment tax matters.


She also obtained a diploma in taxation offered by the Malta Institute of Taxation and was seconded to the Tax Practice of PwC Portugal.

Rebecca Vella

Rebecca Vella is an accountant by profession, having joined KPMG in 2015 after reading a Masters in Accountancy at the University of Malta. She also successfully completed an Advanced Diploma in International Tax (CIOT) in 2018. Previously involved in the provision of domestic and international tax compliance and advisory services at KPMG, she is currently a manager in the Tax – Family Offices and Private Clients Services Team. Her work involves interaction with individuals and groups of companies based in Malta and outside of Malta with local presence, including also different types of entities, such as foundations and trusts, being involved in both the provision of advice, as well as assisting in the relocation to Malta, setting up and/ or reorganisation of group structures, as well as with the maintenance of such structures on an ongoing basis, including assisting individuals with annual tax compliance and relative advice.

Her experience includes having  worked at KPMG London for 3 months, during which period she formed part of the International Tax – Financial Services Team, working on different engagements, ranging from Tax Audits, MDR implementation, reorganisation and related advice, with clients being namely large banks based in the UK and internationally; and is also a visiting lecturer at the Malta Institute of Management, Malta Institute of Taxation and KPMG Learning Academy, amongst others

Luca Pace

Luca is a manager within Deloitte Malta’s tax practice, and forms part of the Global Employer Services team, which focuses on individual client tax requirements as well as on employer’s tax related matters in connection with their global workforces.

Having joined Deloitte in 2015 upon successful completion of his studies, Luca spent a number of years within the international tax team, having been involved in a number of advisory engagements for clients across a number of industries, whilst specializing on automatic exchange of information.

James Bonavia

James joined Deloitte Malta in 2007 as a member of the International Tax team, specialising in international tax, due diligence assignments and cross border transactions.  As of 2019, he now heads up the Global Employer Services Team in Malta. Prior to joining Deloitte James worked at another Big 4 firm where he managed direct and indirect tax compliance and tax advisory for a number of local and international companies besides handling a large portfolio of local personal and expatriate clients.

James has lectured extensively in VAT in the Diploma in VAT Compliance, accredited by The Institute of Indirect Taxation (IIT) and in the Advanced Diploma in International taxation (ADIT), accredited by the Chartered Institute of Taxation (UK), both run by the Malta Institute of Management. He also lectured in direct taxation in the Diploma in Taxation run by the Malta Institute of Taxation.  James has also taken part in numerous conferences in Malta and abroad.  James was a contributor to the book “Principles of Maltese VAT Law” published by the Malta Institute of Management in 2009.

Currently, James manages Global Employer Services at Deloitte Malta.

William Cassar

William Cassar is a senior manager and the head of tax at Fenlex Corporate Services. He has graduated with a master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Malta in 2014. Shortly after, he joined one of the Big 4 firms where he has gained valuable expertise in the realm of direct tax. William furthered his education by successfully completing the Professional Certificate in Taxation from the Malta Institute of Taxation (MIT).

Throughout his professional career, William has worked on a variety of engagements; from assisting individual clients on their personal tax affairs, to advising small and large enterprises on tax matters.

William is also a member of the Tax Committee within the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA).

Charmaine Tanti

Charmaine Tanti joined EY Malta in May 2018 and forms part of the Business Tax Compliance Team, specialising in taxation of individuals, being compliance and local and international tax advisory assignments. She originally joined EY as an HR Supervising Associate and was the learning champion of EY’s Talent team.

Charmaine obtained a Bachelor in Accountancy (Hons.) degree from the University of Malta and holds a first in class Diploma in Taxation. Prior to joining EY Malta, Charmaine started her career with PwC in 2009 and worked as a Tax Assistant Manager, specializing in a variety of corporate and individual compliance and advisory assignments. She also formed part of the Global Human Resource Services Team and Funds team.

Charmaine assists various clients in handling their tax affairs in Malta, including structuring of international assignments of expatriates, assisting with due diligences as well as participating in various in-house seminars and lectures as well as external presentations on the subject, including Employment Tax.