Besides this rich cultural heritage, Malta offers a solid business and an industrial background that goes back 50 years. Testimony to this, the island is home to hundreds of foreign companies all operating within a well-developed economic and industrial structure.
successfully moving from labour-based to knowledge based industry and in so doing, attracting Foreign Direct Investment from countries like the UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain and the United States.
Malta’s economy is dependent on foreign trade, manufacturing, and tourism, and was hurt by the global economic downturn, but fared better than most other EU member states.
Malta’s economic growth exceeded the euro area average for several years and was led by robust domestic demand and export expansion. The global economic crisis did not spare Malta but it was one of the least affected countries in the EU.
Malta has one of the lowest Value Added Tax (VAT) rates in Europe at 18%, making it an ideal jurisdiction for setting up a company.
Whenever an entrepreneur wants to set up a company in Malta, he must be aware of the company legislation that dates from 1995. The text of the law mentions all the types of companies that can be established by the foreign investors who want to come to Malta. However, limited...
The most common Maltese company organization type is the Limited Liability Company, being closely followed by the general and limited partnerships.
This site provides a detailed summary of the bureaucratic and legal hurdles faced by entrepreneurs wishing to incorporate and register a new firm in Malta.
Malta has become a very attractive company registration destination because of the tax advantages and legislation on foreign investments it offers.
The Corporate Tax Rate in Malta stands at 35 percent.