Companies registered in Malta are taxed at 35%, which may seem exaggerated a priori, but for those cases in which dividends are distributed abroad, there is a refund of 80% of that amount. Therefore, offshore companies in Malta have a real tax rate of 5%.
Companies registered in this country must present their accounts annually.
Although Malta offers a high level of anonymity and confidentiality, the names of the representatives of companies registered in this country appear within the public registry, and that is why it is advisable to use a nominal representative to avoid the client’s name to appear.
Malta has a very stable jurisdiction with an excellent reputation.
The time to open a company in this country is around 3 days, thanks to a very efficient administration.