Establishing a business in Malta
Malta is a member of the European Union since 2004 and by having advantages in term of tax, company structure options, shipping and finance the country offers investor-friendly atmosphare for entrepreneurs who want to do international business and operations in Malta.
Taxation in Malta
Value Added Tax
VAT rate in Malta is 18%. The reduced rates of VAT are 7% and 5%.
Corporate Income Tax in Malta
Standart corporate income tax is 35%, but Malta offers effective Tax Exemptions (only 5% corporate income tax for the profits gained from trade activities of Maltese company and Full Exemption in participating holdings). Furthermore Malta has double taxation treaties with around 70 countries that provides tax relief for the investors in Malta.