Summary of 2022 Malta Budget

12.10.2021 Yesterday the Budget Speech 2022 was delivered by the Minister of Finance and Employment Clyde Caruana. Below you will find a summary of the Budget. This summary has been compiled by Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and it is being reproduced here. Fairwinds Management Limited is a member of The Malta Chamber, an…

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2021 final deadline for tax credits!

5.10.2021 Since 2019, Malta Enterprise approved over €80 million under the MicroInvest Scheme, a scheme aimed at giving tax credits to self-employed individuals, start-ups, microenterprises and SMEs including family businesses.  Tax credits are in place to assist such businesses invest, improve, and expand their business. In fact, eligible expenditure is related to refurbishments, increase in employee…

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Considering digital nomadism or self-employment?

28.09.2021 The 2000s saw dedicated online communities emerging and physical co-working spaces being introduced, creating the new phenomenon of digital nomadism. This possibility of conducting work from anywhere you want, thanks to global information technology, was even triggered in the past year when the global COVID-19 pandemic hit.  With travelling restrictions, lockdowns and obligatory quarantine…

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Starting a business in the UK?

Our advisors at Fairwinds Management Limited suggest that when incorporating a company in the United Kingdom, one should also incorporate a company in Malta. This will be used for trading purposes. In such type of setups, one will be required to have a registered postal address in England or Wales together with another postal address…

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Tax saving opportunities for businesses

This is where a tax advisor comes in the picture in order to guide businesses on how to benefit from tax saving opportunities by taking the best advantage of the local tax system which is quite a favourable one and also various tax incentives available to local companies by Malta Enterprise and other entities. All…

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How to accomplish a company’s administrative goals

31.08.2021 No matter how well prepared you are, managing a business is not an easy task. On a regular basis, one will face unplanned business challenges, however it does not mean that the business owner should burden him/herself with all the challenges that come up along the way. With a good structure in place including…

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Benefits of incorporating a company in Malta

24.08.2021 Throughout the years, the Maltese islands have become the ideal country to invest and set up a business in. The country’s laws do not impose any restrictions on the type and sectors of business activities that one decides to operate in. However, for gaming and financial sectors to start operating in Malta, they are…

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Managing business risks in the employment scenario

When an employment contract is drafted, it ensures that employees have all their rights safeguarded. These include the right to work in a safe workplace, that at least the national minimum wage is paid, gender equality, vacation leave, and that no discrimination will take place. Ultimately, an employment contract does not place an employee in…

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Incorporating a company in a reputable jurisdiction?

10.08.2021 Establishing a business overseas is ideal for those who would like to move their business structure from a high-tax jurisdiction to a country where one is able to benefit from better corporate taxes and regulations. Gibraltar, which is a British Overseas Territory located on Spain’s south coast is a stable jurisdiction that has political…

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Trademarks, patents and designs, what you need to know

3.08.2021 In this era, safeguarding your business has become of utmost importance. In this blog post today, we will tell you what you need to know about safeguarding your business. What is a Trademark?  A trademark can consist of any signs, words, designs, letters, numerals, colours, shape of goods or of the packaging of goods, or…

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