Business In Malta
When incorporating a company in Malta, a memorandum of association is required. This is important corporate document which regulates its external affairs
Due to Malta’s effective tax regime, a holding company in Malta can greatly improve your international tax planning. The holding company entitles its owners to a tax refund, no tax on dividends and no tax on capital gains.
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Malta may not exactly be a tax haven, but the very laws that keep things so steady also inform international investors on exactly where they stand. There are also opportunities for those who wish to receive a tax refund in Malta so long as they go about investing in the right way.read more
When it comes to business, money is everything. This is equally true for new startups and companies that have been firmly established for years. Knowing that money is required is only the very beginning. The difficult part is in knowing how to go about acquiring funding. This guide is here to help outline the process of business borrowing in Malta by showing some of the more common options available.read more
According to the Maltese labour law, employment is usually on a contract basis between the employee and his or her employer as long as statutory employment conditions are adhered to. Although the law regulates certain employment conditions, others are left for the two parties to agree upon before the employee can start work.read more
In today’s inter-connected world, starting your own business is easier than ever! Not only do you have the ability to market to a larger audience than ever, for a smaller price than ever, but you can also access insider knowledge, mentoring and network with other entrepreneurs easier than ever.read more
Malta’s process of registering a business and tax systems are the most favourable in Europe, and this is made possible by its ideal location in the Mediterranean. Its financial sector is very firm coupled with a flourishing online gaming sector.read more
With the help of technological advancement, online lending platforms have found an opportunity to overshadow the traditional ways of lending. Over time, online lending has been able to become a huge constituent of the powerful FinTech sector. Most small business operators are now able to secure funds online and seeking loans from the bank is not even mandatory.read more
Any business owner needs easy and reliable access to a cash stream. For some, their own liquidity reserves are sufficient for their needs. Others may find that their liquid cash reserves are lacking or they may be uncomfortable with using them to smooth the day-to-day running of the business. If you fall into this second category, you may wonder, ‘what is the alternative?’. The answer is business credit.read more
It might be the smallest member of the EU state, with both a small population and land area but Malta is truly a world leader when it comes to financial services. Indeed, financial services in Malta are world-recognised and highly competitive when it comes to delivering international financial services.
Depending on your type of contract and how long you have been working for your employer, there’s a notice period that must be observed no matter which party (you or the employer) wants to terminate your employment position. In case you’re still going through the 1-month initial probationary period, notification must be made a week in advance.
Anyone who wants to create a valuable brand name (as well as trade name and logo) should make sure to secure exclusive usage rights of these assets by applying for a trade mark. If you’re planning to register, renew or make amendments to a Malta Trademark or EU trademark, keep the following advice in mind.
With its year-round sunshine and flexible workers, this small island is a great place to register a company. Working with customers or suppliers in the rest of the world is quite straightforward as there are transportation links with mainland Europe and North Africa.
The Maltese rates of taxation are amongst some of the most attractive in the European Union. The system adheres to the specific guidelines set by the OECD, is within the jurisdiction of a white listing and has the approval of the European Commission
Malta’s employment rate is one of the most impressive in the EU, with the third-lowest unemployment rate at only 4.1%.
According to local law, all employees working a 40-hour week have a right to 192 hours of paid leave each year. That’s exactly 24 working days of annual leave, or 4 weeks and 4 days, assuming you work 8 hours daily and 5 days per week.
There are several opportunities available for Maltese residents who need to find a house for primary residence. Anyone who lives on government properties or is looking to buy a first house should reach out to the Housing Authority; also, benefits are available to residents who have a disability.
When one starts in a position of employment they’ll start the probation period with their employer. The employee is then assessed, observed and reviewed by the employer. During this period of time the applicant can be let go without any assigned reason, with one week notice after one month of pay.