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The implications of the Digital Tax are becoming clearer and therefore Malta urges caution at EU level

“Malta was asking other member states to be cautious about going for a quick fix Digital Tax in view of the implications which are now becoming clearer, that as Europeans the impact on us could be serious and possibly ominous. This is because Europeans are mostly exporting countries and the significant loss in revenue would be enormous if we were to switch corporate taxation on consumers.” This was stated by ... [+]

Follow-up visit by UK Home Office officials

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomed a delegation from the UK Home Office and The Crown Prosecution Service. The visit is a follow-up to a visit to London by the Ministry for Finance and the AG’s Office late March and is meant to give senior officials from the two countries ... [+]

Hub Tekniku tat-Taxxi fil-Furjana

Illum twaqqaf Hub Tekniku tat-Taxxi fil-Furjana bil-għan li min ikollu xi kjarifika dwar taxxa issa ser ikun jista jinqeda bl-aktar mod komdu u effiċjenti taħt saqaf wieħed. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI U MILL-UFFIĊĊJU TAS-SEGRETARJU PERMANENTI EWLIENI L-inawgurazzjoni saret fl-Uffiċju tal-Kummissarju tat-Taxxi li għadu kemm ġie rinovat u għaliha kien hemm preżenti l-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ... [+]

Il-Gvern impenjat li jagħti donazzjoni mill-Fond għal Kawżi Ġusti sabiex jinbena mill-ġdid l-ark ta’ San Publiju

F’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet indirizzata mill-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna tħabbar, kif il-Gvern Malti jinsab impenjat li jagħti donazzjoni ta’ bejn €20,000 u €50,000 mill-Fond għal Kawżi Ġusti, sabiex jinbena mill-ġdid l-ark ta’ San Publiju li nħaraq il-ġimgħa l-oħra. Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna qal li hu importanti ferm li l-gvern iħares il-wirt storiku għax dan ... [+]

Meeting with Chief Brexit Negotiator Mr Michel Barnier

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna welcomed Mr Michel Barnier, the EU Chief Brexit Negotiator at the Malta Freeport to discuss Malta’s preparedness for Brexit. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The Finance Minister highlighted the significant investment being made by Customs to intensify operations against smuggling of illegal substances. In fact, last year, the Customs ... [+]

Surplus għan-nies biex jindirizza inġustizzji tal-passat

Għat-tielet sena wara oħra l-gvern qed iżomm il-wegħda elettorali li jindirizza anomaliji u inġustizzji tal-imgħoddi. Dan qed isir mill-ġdid b’sejħiet għall-applikazzjonijiet mingħand tliet kategoriji ta’ persuni jew l-eredi tagħhom. Dawn huma l-eks ħaddiema tal-korpi mwaqqfa qabel l-1979, l-eks ħaddiema tax-xatt u uffiċjali tal-pulizija. Huwa stmat li bejniethom dawn il-persuni din is-sena ... [+]

Financial sector business promotion in New York

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna led a delegation of financial practitioners and regulators to a series of business seminars held in New York between the 15th and 16th of April 2019. The main theme of the business visit organised by the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) was ‘Malta: A leading Digital ... [+]

UN Forum on Financing for Development

Minister Scicluna was a leading panellist on a United Nations Ministerial Dialogue focussing on Financing for Development, being held at the UN in New York between the 15 and 18th April 2019. Minister Scicluna’s topic was ‘Harnessing new technologies for financing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’, and in particular touched on ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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 ... [+]