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More DTA’s Published

22 March 2013

The avoidance of double taxation agreement signed with Norway in March of last year was published by means of Legal Notice 118 of 2013. Generally, the DTA applies from the 1st January 2014 and substitutes the Malta – Norway Income Tax Treaty signed in 1975 Interest Interest arising in a Contracting State and beneficially owned by a resident of...

Amended Regulations - Assistance to Small and...

22 March 2013

The Assistance to Small and Medium-Sized Undertakings (Amendment) Regulations, 2013 were published by means of L.N. 102 of 2013 whereby a new Regulation was added to the Assistance to Small and Medium-Sized Undertakings Regulations (S.L. 463.03). The new Regulation entitled "Assistance for improvement in the quality of products" states that when...

Malta/Guernsey DTA Published

20 March 2013

The avoidance of double taxation agreement signed with Guernsey of last year was published by means of Legal Notice 117 of 2013 and entered into force on the 12 March 2013. Source: Malta Department of Information

Aviation Company to Invest €5.5m in New Hangar

07 March 2013

The holistic approach adopted by the Maltese authorities in providing a regime that ticks all the boxes for operators within the aviation sector is bearing fruit and Malta is experiencing increased interest in its aviation industry. Salient features include (1) a flexible aviation registry, (2) a recently enacted measure for the reduction of...

New Scheme Supports Commissioning of Digital Games

07 March 2013

In a bid to further strengthen the local gaming industry, Malta Enterprise has launched a new scheme applicable to those companies that commission a digital game as a marketing tool to promote their products or services online. Following the extension of the beneficial tax rates under the Highly Qualified Persons scheme targetting employment in...