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Malta proud of its achievements during its Presidency

Speaking at the European Parliament’s Committee for Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON), Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna highlighted the achievements of the Maltese Presidency on matters pertaining to taxation and other economic measures significant to the well-functioning of the European Single Market. On taxation, Malta has made significant progress on this very sensitive area by piloting through important legislations such as ATAD II and the Double Taxation Dispute Resolution Mechanism. ... [+]

Tax dues to be settled at MaltaPost branches as of July

The Ministry for Finance has reached an agreement with MaltaPost plc whereby taxpayers will be able to pay their income tax and social security contributions at MaltaPost branches throughout Malta and Gozo.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna said that thanks to this agreement, taxpayers who ... [+]

Minister Edward Scicluna addresses Financial Services Practitioners

Minister for Finance Prof. Edward Scicluna reiterated that Malta, as a member of the EU, is a financial and tax jurisdiction which has successfully undergone various routine due diligence checks from both the EU and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).     In his keynote speech, delivered at the 10th ... [+]

Minister Edward Scicluna addresses German media in Berlin

On Tuesday, Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna addressed the Germany press at the Maltese Embassy in Berlin, where he dispelled fake news appearing on the German media. He also gave a description of Malta’s tax regime, and an account of the work in progress related to the Council Presidency.   PRESS RELEASE ... [+]

Finance Minister to address German media in Berlin

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna has left Malta for Berlin where he will address the German press following baseless and highly damaging fabricated allegations which have been circulated in the media in Germany with the clear intent of discrediting the Maltese financial services industry. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The ... [+]

A strong economy is made up of strong sectors – Finance Minister Edward Scicluna

Minister for Finance, Prof. Edward Scicluna praised the financial and igaming sectors which are two strong components of the strong Maltese economy, as he addressed a half-day seminar entitled iGaming Meets the Maltese Capital Market.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE The seminar, organised by the Malta Stock Exchange, served as ... [+]

Reduction in rate of duty for inter-generation family business transfers

A reduction in transfer duties on family businesses has been announced by the Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna and Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business Chris Cardona.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND THE MINISTRY FOR THE ECONOMY, INVESTMENT AND SMALL BUSINESS Addressing a press conference on the subject, both ministers ... [+]

Malta Stock Exchange doubles daily trading hours

As of Tuesday 18th April, the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) will be doubling its daily trading, from three hours to six hours. This was announced by Minister for Finance, Prof Edward Scicluna and Malta Stock Exchange Chairman, Mr Joseph Portelli as they spoke to the press to mark the event.     PRESS ... [+]

The Minister for Finance discusses budget measures with pensioners

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna met with the members of the Pensioners’ Association of the General Workers’ Union, where he explained the 20 measures introduced by the Government in aid of pensioners and the elderly.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister Scicluna explained in detail such measures, including the increases ... [+]

Minister for Finance inaugurates the first two listings on the MSE Prospects platform

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna participated in the ceremony of the listing of the first two small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on Prospects, a new market platform of the Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) designed specifically for SMEs, which was launched last year.   PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Besides being the ... [+]