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In Washington for IMF/WB meetings

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has attended the 2019 International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) Spring Meetings in Washington D.C. held between the 12 and 14 April.    These annual meetings serve as a platform for finance and development ministers, central bank governors, private sector executives, and academics to discuss issues of global concern including the world economic outlook, external environment and development challenges.   On the fringes of the ... [+]

Inkomplu bit-tnaqqis ta’ taxxi għal kull min jaħdem.

“Il-Gvern dejjem wiegħed li jwaqqa' l-piż tat-taxxa. Dan bdieh fl-ewwel erba' snin li waqqa' r-rati tat-taxxa sena wara l-oħra, imma issa morna oltrè, li għat-tieni sena qed nagħtu tax refund. Dan se nagħmluh mhux billi naqtgħu t-taxxa, għax inkella ta' fuq jieħu l-iżjed u t'isfel jieħu l-anqas, u min ma ... [+]

It-tielet ċentru speċjalizzat ta’ servizz.gov soft launched illum

Mil-lum iċ-ċentru speċjalizzat tat-tassazzjoni bl-isem ta’ Taxpayer Service servizz.gov fetaħ il-bibien tiegħu għall-pubbliku hekk kif ġie soft launched wara xogħol strutturali li sar f’dawn l-aħħar xhur. Iċ-ċentru, l-istess post li fih iċ-ċittadin kien jinqeda f’affarijiet relatati mat-taxxa fil-Furjana, ingħata dehra ġdida u b’hekk sar it-tielet ċentru speċjalizzat ta’ servizz.gov. Minn dan iċ-ċentru, iċ-ċittadin jista’ jinqeda b’mod mill-aktar ... [+]

Taxation and workers’ mobility discussed at the Informal ECOFIN Meeting in Bucharest

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna attended the Informal Meeting of the Economic and Financial Council in Bucharest on 5th and 6th April. The meeting was preceded by a Eurogroup meeting where the finance ministers held an exchange of views with the Chair of the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee Robert ... [+]

FINANCE MINISTER MEETS THE AMBASSADOR FOR THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC

Minister for Finance Professor Edward Scicluna today held a meeting with His Excellency the Ambassador of the Hellenic Republic Mr Dimitrios D. Tsoungas at his Ministry office in Valletta, wherein they discussed issues of mutual interest. The Finance Minister was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Dr. Paul Debattista. 3rd April 2019 [+]

L-imsieħba soċjali jiddiskutu l-Programm Nazzjonali ta’ Riforma għas-Sena 2019

Il-membri tal-MEUSAC u tal-Kunsill Malti għall-Iżvilupp Ekonomiku u Soċjali illum kienu mistiedna jiddiskutu l-Programm Nazzjonali ta’ Riforma għas-Sena 2019 ippreżentat mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna. Dan id-dokument, li jiġi sottomess lill-Kummissjoni Ewropea lejn nofs April, prinċiparjament jirrapporta l-progress li qed isir rigward l-implementazzjoni tar-rakkomandazzjonijiet speċifiċi (Country Specific Recommendations) u l-miri nazzjonali stabbiliti mill-Unjoni ... [+]

NSO’s Government Finance Data for January to December 2018

The Ministry for Finance welcomes the publication of the NSO’s Government Finance Data for January to December 2018. The data shows that payment flows on recurrent expenditure and revenues actually received by the government through taxation, both grew well in line with the nominal growth of the economy, and so ... [+]

PROTAX Focus Group meeting

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna delivered the concluding remarks at the PROTAX Focus Group meeting. The meeting provided an opportunity for senior government officials to reflect and evaluate the challenges that emerge in fighting tax crimes and to provide solutions for the prevention and prosecution of such crimes. Friday ... [+]

MoneyVal evaluation exercise

Ample proof, if any is needed, that the Opposition is set to harm the country with the pretext of concern for Malta’s reputation is its latest attempt to interfere with the due process being currently carried out by MoneyVaL. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE This Council of Europe mission has ... [+]

Finanzi tal-pajjiż jinsabu f’sitwazzjoni tajba ħafna

Hu fatt magħruf li l-ekonomija Maltija qed tikber b’livelli rekord. Hu proprju għalhekk li l-ispiża tal-gvern kibret peress li din is-sena qed jidħlu l-miżuri mħabbra fl-aħħar baġit kif ukoll iż-żidiet fil-pagi tal-ħaddiema tal-gvern. Bħal kull sena, kuntrarjament għal dak li kien jiġri qabel, fi żmien gvernijiet tal-Partit Nazzjonalista, dan il-gvern ... [+]