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Learn more about the duties and responsibilities of Malta Company Directors. See how the duties of Maltese Company Directors can be categorized into general and administrative ones
 18 mar 2022 Magdalena Velkovska
Definition: 'Tax domicile' is complex and adhesive common law concept, adopted in its simpler form in Maltese tax law, and refers to the country of strongest connection of a taxpayer. Regardless of where a person resides, that person’s tax domicile continues to connect a person to the country of domicile, giving rise to tax obligations in that country on certain income.
The Malta Act to Amend the Companies Act was published on the 26th of October 2021. This Act is based on the previous Bill No. 233 of 6th July 2021 with changes related to the use of digital tools and processes as well as particularities related to appointment and the holding of the office of directors and other officers.
 01 mar 2022 
The Key Employee Initiative (KEI) provides a fast-tracked work permit applications to highly-specialized Third-Country Nationals employed in Malta. The KEI facilitates the issuing of work/residence permits to prospective key employees offered hightly technical or managerial posts in Malta, within as little as 5 working days from the application’s work permit submission date.
 15 feb 2022 Antoine Saliba Haig
5 ways to obtain Maltese citizenship in 2022. Requirements, eligibility and other useful information in regards Maltese citizenship.
 14 feb 2022 
Malta personal tax incentives for Highly Qualified Persons aimed at attracting highly specialized senior executives of companies operating in the Assisted Reproductive Technologies ART industry to relocate and occupy c-suite positions in Maltese ART companies. Under these personal tax incentives apply to senior company executives occupying senior positions in the ART, fertility and IVF sector.
 10 feb 2022 
Successive Maltese governments has concluded over 75 double tax treaties with important trading partners and emerging countries around the world to encourage the growth of international trade and the development of Malta's connectivity in the financial services world. Malta's bilateral double tax treaties resolve issues involving double taxation of passive and active income.
 10 feb 2022 
Since 2012, Malta taxes overseas pensions received by a EU/EEA/Swiss pensioner or retiree at a flat rate of tax. Under the Malta Retirement Programme Rules. Malta sets out a special pension scheme for foreign pensioners taking up residence and retiring in Malta.
 03 feb 2022 
The Highly Qualified Persons (HQP) Rules are aimed at attracting highly specialized senior executives of companies operating in qualified industries to relocate and occupy c-suite positions in Maltese companies. Under the HQP rules, senior company executives benefit from a capped personal tax rate of 15% with no tax payable on income over €5m. The HQP rules apply to specific senior positions in the financial services, online gaming and aviation industries.
 18 gen 2022 Dr Susanna Deguara
Learn more about AC Milan trademark battle over stationary, and why its attempt to register its club crest as an international trademark was opposed by a stationary supplier


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