Business In Malta
In 2009, a seismic shiver ran through the financial sector. The global financial crisis was more than just a practical disaster. On a psychological, philosophical, and ethical level, it exposed crippling uncertainties within the financial arena. Like a weed in the heart of the garden, the roots of this failure ran frighteningly deep.
Virtual currencies, also known by the name crypto currencies, are an entirely digital form of money. They are unregulated by any financial authority, instead being entirely under the control of their developers. National and international banks do not oversee the use of virtual currencies, as there is no physical aspect to them, and they are therefore, not considered to be legal tender.
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The Tax Compliance Unit in Malta (TUC) is a specialised unit within the Ministry of Finance and works towards addressing tax evasion and tax fraud. The unit supports the investigations and enforcement abilities of the Inland Revenue Department, the VAT Department and...read more
The company is charged capital gains tax in Malta on any gains or profits which comes from immovable property, securities, business goodwill, trademarks, copyright, patents, trade-names, trademarks and beneficial interest from a trust being transferred. In this case,...read more
Malta’s Minister for Finance, Professor Edward Scicluna, has welcomed the release of a report authored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which shows Malta’s tax compliance rates highly among the top economies in the world....read more
When it comes to income tax Malta has it’s own specific regulations. For starters, annual returns need to be filed either a) within the 9 month period that follows the offical end of the businesses’ fiscal year or b) March 31st (whichever comes first). Tax returns are sent directly to the Commissioner for Revenue in Malta or they can be filed online on their website and you’ll receive a receipt immediately.read more
In order to promote various different business activities, the government has gotten rid of the requirement of trade licenses for various different business activities. Specifically, this has been done through what’s called Legal Notice 40 which was drafted and proposed in 2016 and became official on the 1st of January in 2017.read more
Malta has grasped the iGaming industry and its iGaming firms are currently leading when it comes to being the best in business. The success of iGaming in Malta has made the Maltese people to become experts when it comes to iGaming and this makes us rename Malta as Europe’s Silicon Valley when it comes to their expertise in the iGaming industry.read more
In the past few years, many new businesses have been setting up virtual offices in Malta, to the point that Malta is now gaining a strong reputation in the new industries. From multinationals to traditional business hubs and ranging all the way to cutting edge technological and pharmaceutical firms, this peaceful and sunny island is now attracting in worldwide attention and investments.read more
Rules on overtime vary by sector and are governed by the Wage Regulation Order (WRO) that applies to the particular activities you are carrying out. If your job or sector is not covered by a WRO, then the default overtime rate is 1.5 times your ordinary pay and will apply to any hours worked over 40 per week.
A work contract to provide services in Malta is also known as an employment contract and it serves as a security device for the employer and employee. It details rules and employment conditions, how to settle disputes and a pledge from the employee to offer services to the employer in return for wages.
The last few years will be remembered as those which saw the introduction of Bitcoin to the general public. Although cryptocurrencies have been discussed in the media for a while, it was only recently that the terminology became commonly used and more importantly understood, by the average person on the street.
Bitcoin, the world’s most popular decentralized digital currency, was created in 2009 by a programmer using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto. Today, the virtual currency has become a global method of payment for goods and services with more than 100,000 merchants across the world accepting Bitcoins.
You’ve probably heard of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum whilst you’ve been going about your everyday life but do you really know what they are? These are two of the most popular cryptocurrencies on the market, they are basically a digital currency which utilizes encryption techniques in order to enhance security during the trading process.
The well-known cryptocurrency exchange, Binance, is in the process of moving their operations to Malta. The exchange, which is said to be the most popular exchange in the world, made a quarterly profit of $200 million in Q1 2018, and turns over an estimated volume of $1.6 billion a day.
Right in the heart of the Mediterranean, Malta is a small archipelago with a land area of around 316 square kilometres spread over three islands. A parliamentary republic, it is a member of the EU, the OSCE and the Council of Europe. The Malta corporate tax rate is one of the best within the European Union.
Many entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business are often faced with the hard decision of formulating a budget. However, figuring out what goes where and determining whether the company will meet the set goals is mandatory. So use this startup Malta practical guide to start planning your budget.
As a member of the European Union, Malta has experienced complete transformation in its economic activities. The country provides diverse business opportunities for expats living or coming to visit the country. In this article you will find some business ideas you can start today.