Company Registration Malta

Company formation in MaltaMalta is a small but strategically located country in the Mediterranean sea and has transformed itself from a manufacturing based economy to a more service-oriented industry. In the past few years however, steady growth has been registered in the provision and development of niche financial, Information and Communication Technology and tourism services. Malta is strengthening its position as a major centre for the provision of transhipment, financial services and Information and Communication Technology and is heading towards becoming a leader in the region. Malta became an EU member in May 2004 and began using the euro as currency in 2008 and has two official languages, one being business-friendly English. Malta now provides an attractive base for international financial and business operations, e-commerce and e-gaming operators trading through Malta registered international trading companies. Malta is a tax efficient jurisdiction for holding and trading companies and the rate of corporate tax can be as low as 5%. Company registration in Malta is regulated by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA). CompanyRegistrationsWorldwide.com can assist you with the creation of a Maltese company in industries such asset holding, international trade, financial services and professional services, online gaming.

 

Company Registration Malta – what are the advantages/Requirements?

ADVANTAGES

  • Generous Tax exemptions (5% Tax on profits from trading activities of the Malta Company. Full exemption on participating holdings)
  • No withholding taxes, stamp duties or exchange control restrictions apply on distribution of profits from the Maltese Company to non-resident shareholders, and these dividends can be expatriated without any restrictions.
  • Anonymity
  • Highest level of privacy protection
  • Limited liability with minimal paid up capital requirement for the Maltese Company
  • Business can be conducted internationally
  • Companies registered in Malta are considered resident in Malta, wherever ownership or management exists or business is carried out
  • Non-residents are entitled to hold shares or office in a Malta Company
  • Annual and General Meetings of the Maltese Company may be held outside of the country
  • Malta Companies may hold funds in banks outside Malta

 

 REQUIREMENTS

EU Residents

  • Certified copy of the Shareholders/Directors passport
  • Utility bill  less than three months old
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the country the company is registered in (in the case a Shareholder or Director is a company)
  • Company secretary cannot be a corporate body, thus must be an individual
  • There must be a company secretary who must be an individual
    There must be a registered office in Malta
  • The minimum authorized and paid-up share capital is Lm500 of which 20% must be paid up
  • Shares can be registered but not bearer; preference or redeemable shares are permitted; and shares do not have to carry voting rights
  • Accounts must be kept

 

Non EU Residents

  • Certified copy of the Shareholders/Directors passport
  • Utility bill less than three months old
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the country the company is registered in (in the case a Shareholder or Director is a company)
  • Company secretary cannot be a corporate body, thus must be an individual.
  • Personal Bank Reference  of shareholders/directors
  • Professional references of shareholders/directors

 

By exploiting the tax advantages and banking facilities in Malta, companies and individuals who are involved in international trade, could gain great benefits by relocating trading activities to originate from Malta.

 

Banking in Malta:

Banking in Malta is relatively easy and straightforward.

In order to open a corporate bank account for your Maltese company, a face to face meeting with the bank may be required. Some of the corporate account features include:

  • Internet banking/remote access
  • Multiple currency accounts
  • Debit/credit cards
  • Low transaction fees

 

The bank will require the following documents:

  • Certified true copy of passport of directors
  • Bank reference letters of directors
  • Authority to obtain reference from foreign bankers
  • Copy of a utility bill or other document stating the address of the director

 

Speak with us today to see how we can open an Maltese bank account for your Maltese company.

Accounting in Malta:

Accounting and bookkeeping are an essential part of any new business. CompanyRegistrationsWorldwide.com can provide you with a tailor made accountancy/bookkeeping package to keep your Maltese company compliant and in good standing with the authorities. We will be happy to meet with you face to face and work out the best solution for your Company Registration Malta. Contact us today to arrange a meeting.

Additional Company Registration Services

CompanyRegistrationsWorldwide.com can assist you in setting up a company in Malta, as well as a whole range of professional services which include:

  • Registered/virtual office services in Malta
  • Maltese bank account introduction
  • Accounting/payroll services in Malta
  • Licencing requirements in Malta
  • Warehouse/premises identification in Malta

 

Being a country surrounded by sea on all its sides, Malta is a very suitable source for shipping industries to handle goods by warehousing facilities or otherwise involve in tourism business because of lovely beaches. The company registration Malta process is best suitable for the people interested in doing business of such kind or even plan to start a new venture for exploring as well as spreading their products or services.

According to the procedure followed for company registration Malta, it has been established that once the process gets successfully completed no option remains closed for spreading the hands in any sort of business legally running in this country. So it is better to give proper attention with respect to Malta company registration process and gain access to the full source of business opportunities.

CompanyRegistrationsWorldwide.com provides and professional and efficient service to register your company in Malta. 

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