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Company Formation in Malta – Available Legal Forms & Requirements
Incorporating a company in Malta, or extending your existing business, provides an effective solution within the European Union. In this article, we will give you an in debt overview of the legal formats for
A limited liability company is one of the most popular business forms registered in Malta. This acts as a seperate entity from that of its shareholders and attracts hundreds of foreign investors, due to its attractive tax treatment.read more
Malta, a business hub in the centre of the Mediterranean, attracts many foreign entrepreneurs to carry out their business activities and invest in Malta. Apart from the many incentives offered, the island also acts as a gateway to the European Union.read more
Maltese foundations are also known as non-profit organiszations(NGO’s). Their popularity increased in Malta over the years, due to an attractive regulatory regime in the Civil Law and Voluntary Organisations Act. This was adopted in 2008 and is the same law that regulates the fiduciary obligations and trust in Malta. One of the main differences of a foundation when compared to a regular organisation is that, they must be set up for their legal personality and in some cases, they can also be utilised as a shareholder in a Maltese limited liability company.read more
There are plenty of reasons why you should establish a trust in Malta, including the attractive trusts regime when it comes to tax and money transfer to trust beneficiaries. While setting up a trust in Malta, may be a vital element of your estate plan, there are a lot...read more
Open a company in Malta Flexible legislative measures on investment and an attractive taxation system are among the many factors that have made Malta a hotspot for foreign investment. Malta’s economy is rated as one of the best, stable, and fastest-growing across the...read more
A shelf company in Malta is also known as an aged Maltese company. An old Maltese company is a company that has been dormant for a while. Such a company is characterized by inactive shareholders who are willing to offload it as a shelf company. In layman’s language, the company was formed and placed on a “shelf” to age. A shelf company is sold to someone who wants to buy an aged company rather than registering a company in Malta.read more
Opening a company in Malta, whether it is a Malta trading company or a different legal model, has many benefits, with one of the main one being, Malta’s taxation system that offers 6/7 refunds to foreign shareholders. Apart from that, the system offers full tax exemptions to holding companies, no stamp duties or withholding taxes, whenever profits come back to Malta.read more
Ways That You Can Benefit From Moving Your Business Abroad It doesn’t matter whether you are running a national company in charge of hundreds of employees, or you are the head of a small local business; the chances are that you have at least thought about moving your premises to a new location. For many business owners, the opportunity to move their business to a new location is simply a fantasy.read more
The Malta company formation fees are payable to the Registrar of Companies upon company formation and are calculated on the authorised share capital of the company. The company formation fees are currently a minimum of €245 and can range up to a maximum of €1,750....read more
Incorporating a company in Malta, or extending your existing business, provides an effective solution within the European Union. In this article, we will give you an in debt overview of the legal formats for company formation in Malta.read more
The Malta Companies Act sets out the framework for incorporating in Malta. It is modelled on it's UK counterpart and features straight forward company registration in Malta. The Island is known for it pro-business environment and this reflects in the frameworks both...read more
The Continuation of Companies Regulation 2002 is a sub article (425) to the Companies Act (CAP386). This law came into force to allow corporate entities re-domiciliation to other jurisdictions.read more
Malta introduced a fiscal unity rules on the 31st May 2019 allowing a parent company to be the principal taxpayer for its direct and indirect transparent subsidiaries. The rules for a fiscal unity allowing a consolidated group income tax return enter into force from...
Malta has become a popular choice with investors in recent years, many of whom have chosen to base their businesses on this Mediterranean island since it joined the European Union and the currency changed to the Euro, in 2008. Malta offers corporate tax rates that are...
Submitting your VAT declaration in Malta is a simple process that only takes a few minutes to complete through the Internet.
In 1998 a law was introduced requiring those responsible for operating businesses, or people who are self-employed in Malta to submit details to their Value Added Tax (VAT) Department. If you want to apply for VAT in Malta the information provided here will help you navigate your way through the steps you need to take and what to do if you are applying for VAT.
Due to the fact that Malta reconfigured its corporate taxation framework in 2007, it is important to appreciate how these changes might affect businesses as well as to develop a thorough understanding of the principles associated with common Malta corporate tax issues.
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.