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Corporate Services – Register Your Company In Malta

Register your business in Malta with our corporate services. A full suite of services related to company formation, tax advisory and professional services for starting and running your business in Malta.

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 

Trade License in Malta and Legal Notice 40

Trade License in Malta and Legal Notice 40

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.

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iGaming – Why Malta To Start Your i-Gaming Business

iGaming – Why Malta To Start Your i-Gaming Business

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.

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Malta Trademark (and EU Trademark) Registration

Malta Trademark (and EU Trademark) Registration

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. 

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How to Register a Company in Malta – 10 Steps

How to Register a Company in Malta – 10 Steps

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.

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Business Startup Malta – How a Practical Budget Looks Like

Business Startup Malta – How a Practical Budget Looks Like

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.

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5 Business Ideas For Expats Living In or Moving To Malta

5 Business Ideas For Expats Living In or Moving To Malta

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.

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Benefits of Starting a Business in Malta

Benefits of Starting a Business in Malta

Malta is known for its high-class tourism and it might be pretty surprising to hear about Malta being touted as a destination for starting a business. However, the country offers a lot in terms of business environment to foreign investors.

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Vat Registration Types In Malta – Article 10, 11 or 12?

Vat Registration Types In Malta – Article 10, 11 or 12?

The VAT Act governs Malta’s value-added tax. It works hand in hand with its subsidiary legislation, which is concerned with company and individual registration for VAT. As per the law, natural people and legal organisations that carry out economic activities are taxable.

VAT Rate in Malta and Completing VAT Registration

VAT Rate in Malta and Completing VAT Registration

Value Added Tax (VAT) was first introduced in Malta in 1995 although the system has gone through many changes since its conception. Most notably, was when Malta joined the European Union (EU) in 2004 and the VAT rate was aligned to the rate dictated by the EU’s Council Directive. The current VAT rate is 18% and the tax is paid on most transactions that occur on the island, although some products and services attract a lower rate.

VAT Malta – FAQ on Transaction and Value Added Tax

VAT Malta – FAQ on Transaction and Value Added Tax

What is the Standard VAT Rate in Malta? In Malta, the allowable rate of the VAT is 18%. However, a reduced VAT rate of 7% also exists and applies to tourism accommodation. The only resorts or hotels that can benefit from this reduction must be authorised by the...

Tax Planning & Compliance in Malta

Tax Planning & Compliance in Malta

Tax Planning in Malta Malta has evolved into a reputable financial centre that is envied for its flexibility and competence. Leaving its distant offshore past well behind, Malta gained accession to the EU in 2004 and has today developed into a reliable, well-regulated...

Capital Gains Tax In Malta

Capital Gains Tax In Malta

Capital Gains tax in Malta is charged to 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, “securities”...

Malta – One Of The World’s Most Tax Compliant Countries

Malta – One Of The World’s Most Tax Compliant Countries

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....