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March 2019

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 remained sustainable.     Taxpayers can be assured that the revenue streams are not running dry and they face no problem in sustaining ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Għaliex Brexit hu Daqshekk Kumplikat?

Brexit. Naħseb hekk kif tisimgħu din il-kelma probabbli titbissmu. Għaliex għadkom kemm rajtu xi xeni mill-Parlament Ingliż fejn l-ispeaker jgħajjat “order, order!” waqt id--diskussjoni xi ftit imqanqla li kienet għaddejja. Ta’ min  isemmi  li r-Renju Unit ilu seba’ u erbgħin sena fl-Unjoni Ewropea iżda bħalissa qed isiru t-tħejjijiet sabiex isseħħ ... [+]

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 ... [+]

Inkomplu nwettqu l-miżuri tal-baġit – l-iskema ‘home equity release’

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna ħabbar it-twettiq ta’ miżura oħra mill-baġit għal din is-sena, dik li għall-ewwel darba f’Malta tiġi introdotta faċilità ta’ Home Equity Release. STQARRIJA MILL-MINISTERU GĦALL-FINANZI Il-Ministru Edward Scicluna spjega li madwar 80 fil-mija tal-Maltin huma sidien ta’ djarhom iżda peress li d-dar ma tiġġenerax sors ta’ dħul għas-sidien li ... [+]

Digitising Malta’s procurement system

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna, together with Principal Permanent Secretary Mario Cutajar, addressed a conference titled the 'ESPD Implementation and Integration with eCERTIS and National Registers in Malta's Procurement System' at the AX Seashells Resort at Suncrest in Qawra. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND THE OFFICE OF THE ... [+]

Engaging with the European Commission – 2019 Malta Country Report

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna and Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue Aaron Farrugia participated in the 2019 Country Report and the 2021-2027 Cohesion Policy Funding event organised by the European Commission Representation in Malta at the Casino Maltese. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE AND THE PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIAT FOR ... [+]

Ħajr lill-ħaddiema kollha involuti fil-ġlieda kontra t-traffikar tad-droga

Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi Edward Scicluna u l-Ministru għat-Turiżmu Konrad Mizzi indirizzaw konferenza tal-aħbarjiet fil-Freeport ta’ Malta biex personalment jirringrazzjaw lill-ħaddiema nvoluti kollha għax-xogħol siewi li qed jagħmlu kontra t-traffikar d-droga.     Il-Ministru għall-Finanzi - filwaqt li semma l-qabdiet tad-droga li qed jirnexxilhom jagħmlu l-uffiċjali tad-Dwana b’kollaborazzjoni ma’ uffiċjali tal-Port Ħieles u mal-pulizija - ... [+]

The status of the yachting industry is strong

Minister for Finance Edward Scicluna addressed a press conference alongside the President of the Chamber of Commerce Frank V. Farrugia and the Chairperson of the Yachting Services Business Section Alison Vassallo. PRESS RELEASE BY THE MINISTRY FOR FINANCE Minister Scicluna began by stating that although Malta is generally spoken about as a ... [+]