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Malta Tax – GVZH Advocates

A review and forecast of Malta's international business, legal and investment climate.

Malta Shipping Review 2014/15

With its location in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, a centuries old maritime tradition and a respected and favourable regulatory and tax regime for shipping, it is no surprise that Malta has developed one of the world's largest ship registers in modern times, and in the face of stiff competition from other prominent maritime nations.

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Malta Holding Companies Review 2014/15

Malta, like Cyprus, has been obliged to dismantle its old 'offshore' companies regime as a trade-off for joining the European Union. EU membership has, however, brought about certain benefits for Maltese companies trading across borders, and, coupled with investment-friendly government policies and some interesting tax planning opportunities, Malta remains one of the most favourable places in the EU in which to locate an international holding company.

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Malta E-Gaming Review 2014/15

In the autumn of 2000 the Maltese government passed legislation enabling online betting centres to be set up in the country, and this legislation, coupled with provisions from the Income Tax Act written specifically for international companies, made Malta an attractive location for casino and sportsbook operations.

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Key agencies, departments and organisations

The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) regulates financial services in Malta and operates Malta's register of companies.

The Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry champions and protects the interests of the business community.

The government of Malta official internet portal.

Transport Malta, amongst other functions, operates the Malta International Ship Register.

MaltaFinance is a promotional agency for finance related industries in Malta, seeking to attract FDI.

The Lotteries and Gaming Authority regulates the gaming industry in Malta and issues gaming licenses, including e-gaming.

The Corporate Village Malta is a business hub, presented by the government as "the single point of contact for business".

The Acquisition of Immovable Property (AIP) section, part of the Capital Transfer Duty Department, processes non-resident's applications to acquire immovable property in Malta.

The laws of Malta website on the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs website provides access to full texts of Maltese legislation.

The Jurisdiction Review Series

Contact us to get involved:

Malta Industry Insight

Putting the Malta Aircraft Register on the map
by AeroNautica

Tax Benefits in Malta
by Verdun Group

Responsible Gaming - CSR in the e-Gaming Industry
by Jonathan Dalli - Head of Marketing, e-Management

The Malta Gaming Jurisdiction - Quality Attracting Quantity
by Jonathan Dalli - Head of Marketing, e-Management

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