Malta is located in the Mediterranean Sea, about 97 km south of the southeast tip of Sicily. The five Maltese islands—Malta, Gozo, Comino, Comminotto, and Filflawith—have a combined land area smaller than Philadelphia.
Companies in Malta are very attractive and secure a number of advantages:
Companies are incorporated within two (2) working days from the moment you provide all the required documents and information.
Sole directors are allowed
A minimum of two shareholders are required. The maximum number of shareholders for a private company is fifty.
The details of the beneficial owner are disclosed to the service provider and are not available on public record
The details of shareholders, directors and account are available on public record, if anonymity is required it can be retained through a licensed Fiduciary or Trustee
The use of nominee shareholders is allowed
Fiscal and company legislation follow closely the British model since 1964.
A Malta company has to deduct tax at a flat rate of 35% of the taxable profits or chargeable income from which a dividend payment is made, and the shareholders will then be able to claim a tax credit for the tax payable by the company.
All companies are required to file Annual Return, Financial Audited Accounts, Financial Statements and Tax Return.
Formation of the company
Provision of registered office
Provision of director services
Provision of nominee shareholders (if requested and/or required)
Provision of company secretary
Secretarial, Banking and Legal Support