Tax is at the core of the services we provide and the Malta financial services industry. We predominantly advise clients on transactions and tax structuring with an international focus. CS Advisory views tax as an integral part of our transactional work, and we ensure that our clients benefit from optimal tax efficiency in both direct and indirect taxation. We advise clients on the tax aspects of corporate reorganizations, acquisitions, spin-offs and other disposals, financing and restructuring. Tax considerations often determine the form and the viability of contemplated transactions. We also advise private clients from across the globe on a range of tax matters. We also advise private clients from across the globe on a range of tax matters.

Advance Revenue Rulings

A part of our tax services involves the negotiation, on a case-by-case basis, of exclusive and formal Advance Revenue Rulings with the Inland Revenue according to the particular requirements of our client’s investments and objectives. Advance Revenue Rulings ensure certainty of the tax treatment of transactions through Malta.

We design and implement tax-efficient financing, IP, royalties, and investment structures

Vat On Maltese Registered Pleasure Yachts

The Maltese VAT department has embarked on an attractive VAT incentive package on VAT payment applicable to yacht leasing. These incentives apply to scenarios where a Maltese company purchases a pleasure yacht and enters into a “lease-sale” of the yacht with a third party. The aim of the scheme is that of assisting yacht owners to pay VAT on their yachts at an attractive VAT rate so as to place them within free circulation within the EU.

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Holding Companies

Malta, an EU Member State since May 2004, has developed into a leading and reputable financial centre and offers an at- tractive and competitive environment for international business and investment. Its culture, multilingual population, geographical position, qualified professionals, opportunities for efficient tax structuring, relatively low costs for management and administration, and its state of the art telecommunications, gives the added advantage over other jurisdictions.

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