Government architect to evaluate property only on suspicion of abuse
End of system where all property sales had to be followed-up by inspection from government architect to confirm value of house
[WATCH] 15% reduced tax rate on rental income comes into force
Owners of property encouraged to declare income by paying 15% tax rate while those who persist in avoiding tax will be subject to a final tax of 35%
Government says Budget measures are yielding the desired outcome

Recent data by NSO shows families are likely to invest more when compared to...

Recent data by NSO shows families are likely to invest more...

Finance Ministry ‘reasserts commitment’ to deliver 2014 budget

Government remains committed to deliver on all 2014 budget measures, Finance...

Government remains committed to deliver on all 2014 budget...

Reduced tax rates exclude income from dividends

People receiving dividends from publicly listed shares will not be eligible for...

People receiving dividends from publicly listed shares will...

Backtrack on government architects

Government decides at committee stage to exclude rental of commercial property from a 15% final withholding tax rate.

Government decides at committee stage to exclude rental of...

Increasing excise duty to address legislative loopholes

Finance Minister accuses Opposition of ‘defending tax evasion by...

Finance Minister accuses Opposition of ‘defending tax...

Updated | 'Government increasing taxes halfway through the year' - Fenech

Edward Scicluna withdraws proposed amendment to increase excise duty on cigarettes, but increases tax on cement.

Edward Scicluna withdraws proposed amendment to increase...

Footballers tax ‘discriminating against other sports’ – Fenech

A 7.5% income tax rate applicable only to footballers introduced ‘to curb...

A 7.5% income tax rate applicable only to footballers...

Government-guaranteed debt climbs to €1.2 billion in 2012

Education ministry found not to have reliable system to reconcile the actual...

Education ministry found not to have reliable system to...

Libyan CEOs of Malta companies got tax break in 2013

Finance minister gave ministerial decree in February 2013 giving Libyan chief...

Finance minister gave ministerial decree in February 2013...

Deficit down by €37 million as at October 2013

In the first ten months this year, the shortfall between recurrent revenue and...

In the first ten months this year, the shortfall between...

EU funds to be redirected to three educational projects

Education and energy among government’s priorities for upcoming EU financial...

Education and energy among government’s priorities for...

Disabled children’s allowance not substantial enough, says AD

Greens say cost of mobility equipment, educational resources and related...

Greens say cost of mobility equipment, educational...

Fourteen submissions for Gozo cruise liner terminal

Hondoq ir-Rummien ruled out for siting of cruise liner terminal

Hondoq ir-Rummien ruled out for siting of cruise liner...

EU says Malta has taken measures to address deficit, debt levels

EU finance ministers scrutinise each others’ government budgets for the first...

EU finance ministers scrutinise each others’ government...

Government will fail to reduce deficit below 3% target - Tonio Fenech

Former finance minister Tonio Fenech says government will not achieve its...

Former finance minister Tonio Fenech says government will...

‘Economy faring better than it did last year’ – Scicluna

Country’s economy was faring better than it did in 2012 and the Budget...

Country’s economy was faring better than it did in 2012...

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