Corporate Tax in Malta

Corporate Services

Our Corporate Services practice spans the full cycle of a company’s life, from inception to full management, fiduciary, accounting and administration services, company liquidations and winding up. As part of our on-going corporate support services, the firm provides full corporate tax services, company administrators, compliance services and training to companies setting up within our shores.



Tax Advisory Services

The tax environment is continuously developing both in Malta and internationally. Both the EU and the OECD are working towards conformity of standards in order to improve financial transparency especially with regards to tax evasion. 

The tax advisory team at Chetcuti Cauchi, understand the importance of keeping informed with industry updates to help provide clients with the best solutions for their business. By being aware of the current developments from an all-inclusive angle, we advise clients on the bigger picture that the impact of tax changes may have on all aspects of their activities. 

The team makes sure that each client is given a high standard, professional service, and clearly understands our advice when it comes to tax advice on services such as business restructuring and strategies, investments and cross-border issues, as well that all tax activities and legally compliant.

Our services range from personal tax, corporate tax, trading tax, holding tax,  taxation of trusts and foundations, property tax and employment tax, as well as domestic law and double tax treaties. 

Our Company Formation & Administration Team

Chetcuti Cauchi distinguishes itself as one of the foremost company formation and administration specialists, grounding its practice in sound legal and tax advice given by seasoned lawyers who provide a comprehensive and in-house service on all matters of company formation, company administration and company accounting. We strive to maintain the personalised service of a boutique practice while offering the high-quality company formation and administration services which one would expect from larger firms at the cost of smaller, less geared up set ups.

Malta Company Formation Process

The Malta Registry of Companies which forms part of the MFSA is responsible for registering companies and partnerships as per the Companies Act, 1995. Maltese company law provides for a very straightforward process to register a company. The formation process can be finalised within 24-48 hours from receipt of the documentation which satisfy the requirements established by Maltese law.

A company is set up through the drafting and registration of its Memorandum of Association. All shareholder/s must subscribe thereto and a certificate is issued in respect thereof. The Memorandum of Association should include the following details:

  • Company name
  • Address and official identification of the subscribers thereto
  • The nature of the company – whether it is a public (Plc) or private (Ltd) company
  • The registered office of the company in Malta
  • The object and purpose of the company to be incorporated
  • Details of the authorised issued and paid up share capital
  • Judicial and legal representation of the company
  • Details and number of directors and secretary

Malta Company Administration

As company administration specialists, Chetcuti Cauchi leverages the latest management methodologies and technologies to ensure prompt and cost-effective services in a real-time, international context. Our aim is to provide all-encompassing company administration services in-house, thus our company administrators work closely with a wider Corporate Services team which is made up of accountants, lawyers and tax advisors to truly deliver coordinated and holistic company administration services. Our multi-disciplinary team is readily available to address optional and compliance issues competently and responsively. Our company administration practice spans over legal, company management, banking supportaccounting and tax services. In addition, we make sure that our clients’ Malta companies are fully compliant with all local regulations, including Maltese company law, tax law and financial services regulation and advice clients with making the right choice of jurisdiction, type and name of company.

Malta Company Formation & Administration Services

Chetcuti Cauchi provides all company setup and management services in-house without outsourcing any aspect of the process. This enables us to offer an all-round professional administration service whilst maintaining a single point of contact for all company related matters.  This ensures a seamless service, eliminating service overlaps and reducing the cost of managing Malta companies without compromising quality. We offer full company formation and administration services including:

Our Malta Company Formation & Administration Team

Lead by Corporate Services partner Dr Priscilla Mifsud-Parker, our Malta Company Formation team is able to deliver very short response times for queries related to company formation in Malta and fast Malta company formation and company incorporation service, if required, even within 24 hours.  As leaders in the area of company formation in Malta, enjoying the cumulative experience of Chetcuti Cauchi's fifteen years of experience in Malta company formation and administration, we are able to be practical, responding without hesitation while maintaining high levels of legal and fiscal compliance, often necessary in company formation cases that are less straightforward.

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Key Contacts

Dr Priscilla Mifsud Parker

Senior Partner, Corporate, Tax & Immigration

+356 22056122