General corporate tax
Ramona Azzopardi is a preeminent figure in Malta on taxation matters and is recognised as one of the leading taxation lawyers in the country. She heads the tax and private client department at WH Partners.
She regularly advises corporate clients in the gaming and gambling, financial services and digital services industries on their cross-border tax implications. She also assists HNWI families in estate and tax planning. In addition to this, she has extensive experience within the blockchain sector and was involved in the drafting of the guidelines in relation to cryptocurrencies on VAT, Income Tax and Duty on Documents. She has worked in a wide range of cases in this industry and assisted on all tax-related matters in more than 20 Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). Furthermore, she recently contributed to the chapter on taxation and crypto assets in a book: DLT Malta – Thoughts from The Blockchain Island.
Ramona holds a Doctor of Laws Degree and Masters in Financial Services from the University of Malta. She is a regular speaker at tax conferences and often contributes articles to prominent publications. She is also a Council Member at the Malta Institute of Taxation. She was recently asked to take the position of Malta’s National Reporter for the IBA’s Taxes Committee. The International Bar Association (IBA) is the foremost organisation for international legal practitioners, bar associations and law societies. The present membership is comprised of more than 80,000 individual international lawyers from most of the world’s leading law firms.