Tax firm Avanzia Taxand provides comprehensive compliance tax advice, led by managing director Walter Cutajar. There are three directors focusing on separate tax areas. It is increasing its focus on private client and re-domiciliation work.
During the research period, the firm advised 18 companies from Curaçao to Malta. The tax team recently drafted and handled corporate documents for the registration of companies.
The tax team at Deloitte is one of the largest in Malta; it has more than 100 professionals including seven tax partners. The practice has dedicated teams for business tax, M&A tax, private client, VAT and an expatriates’ employers group. It is recommended for its international tax work. The tax team specialises in the gaming, shipping, aviation, and real estate sectors.
Fenech & Fenech Advocates has provided full legal services in Malta since 1891. It assists its clients in various legal and compliance work. Rosanne Bonnici is the partner leading the tax team with two associates focusing on tax. It has experience advising international companies on direct and indirect tax matters, along with immigration work such as tax residence and domiciliation.
The team recently assisted a large online gaming group with the restructuring and transactional tax aspects regarding sales of its brand valued at €10 million. The team advised on all Maltese law aspects involving gaming law and tax legal.
The tax practice at WH Partners is recognised for its tax legal advice. The tax team are experienced advising international corporations, domestic companies, HNWIs, and private clients. Some of the sectors the firm has gained strengths in are gaming and gambling, ICT, blockchain and digital industries. Ramona Azzopardi is the tax partner leading the team.
The firm assisted the Gimli Project on the indirect and direct tax implications of its initial coin offering valued at $4 million.