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Malta Companies

As trustees, we are able to assist you with structuring your business or holdings in or through Malta.  The Mediterranean island of Malta presents significant opportunities for international business and financial activity in the context of Malta's benign corporate tax system.  Profits of Malta companies are taxed at 35% subject to favourable tax refunds to shareholders.

ClarisGlobal's fully licensed subsidiary in Malta, Claris Trustees & Fiduciaries Ltd, we are able to provide tax and legal assistance to EU and non-EU clients seeking to take advantage of Malta as a tax-efficient European business base offering a sophisticated financial and legal system and advanced telecoms and e-commerce infrastructure.

Types of Malta Companies.

Malta Companies

  • New regime (2007-) company tax system

  • Onshore European companies

  • Normal corporate tax rate on worldwide income at 35%

  • Tax paid by the company is imputed to shareholders on dividend distribution

  • Favourable tax refunds to shareholders

  • 6/7ths tax refund on company profits

  • 5/7ths tax refund on passive interest and royalties

  • No withholding tax on dividends

  • Favourable double-taxation agreements with over 43 countries

  • Confidential shareholding possible

  • Fast-track incorporations (24hr service)

Transfer of Company Domicile to Malta.

  • Foreign companies can register in Malta without winding-up their foreign business

  • No need for re-incorporation in Malta

  • Transfer of domicile to Malta while the old company set-up remains in existence

  • Redomiciled companies can take status of ITC

Our Malta Company Services

  • Fast-track incorporations (24hr service).

  • Redomiciliation of foreign companies

  • Advanced Revenue Rulings confirming tax-advantage status for 5 yrs

  • Virtual office services

  • Confidential shareholding services through our licensed Nominee Company

  • Bank account opening & admin services, credit facilities & project finance

  • Company secretarial service

  • Book-keeping, Accounting & (external) Audit services

  • Location of commercial property/office space on sale or for rental in Malta

For more detailed information, please contact our Corporate Services Unit  [contact info here]




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Claris Trustees & Fiduciaries Ltd. (Reg. No. C-39315) is licensed and regulated by the
Malta Financial Services Authority in terms of the Trusts & Trustees 2004, as amended.

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