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 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
 14 gen 2022 
Malta recently introduced an attractive 15% flat rate of tax for individuals working in the aviation sector who can meet a number of requirements in the relevant legal notice.
 14 gen 2022 
Malta allows a flat rate of tax of 15% for highly qualified professionals working in the online gambling sector who satisfy a number of requirements specified in the relevant legal notice. This measure was introduced in response to the growth which the Maltese igaming sector has witnessed and the importance of always providing an appopriate supplier of highly qualified professionals to feed the needs of the gaming industry in Malta.
 14 gen 2022 
For financial services professionals taking up qualifyign employment with financial services entities regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority, the Highly Qualified Persons Rules 2011 cap the personal tax at a preferential rate of 15% of Malta-source employment income, with no tax payable on such income over €5m. HQP Malta tax status for financial services executives is intended to attract specialised talent to relocate to Malta.


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