Want to Incorporate a Company in Malta?
At E&S, we provide specialist Malta Company formation services to corporate or individuals planning to register a company in Malta. We are thus able to offer quick and cost effective company formation solutions in Malta.
What is the most popular and tax efficient legal set up in Malta?
A Private Limited is the most popular type of partnership in Malta. The limited liability company is, in fact, the only type of company allowed by the Companies Act. As its name indicates, it has a separate legal personality. This limits shareholder liability to the amount of unpaid share capital. With the correct guidance, a limited liability company can be set up in a manner that allows for optimum tax efficiency.
Taxation of a Malta Company
Malta is, above all, a tax efficient jurisdiction for holding and trading companies. Furthermore, the UBOs of Trading Companies in Malta can enjoy effective tax rates of as little as 5%. Those of Maltese Holding Companies could also achieve tax neutrality.
Process of Setting up A Company in Malta
Company formation expenses are relatively low in Malta. Thus making Malta a cost effective jurisdiction. This does not only apply for large corporations’ tax planning, but also for small and medium sized businesses.
Also, setting up a Company in Malta is straight forward. This is due to the fact that Malta wants, as a jurisdiction, to attract business. Thus, Malta has one of the most efficient Company Incorporation processes in the EU.
Malta Company Benefits:
- The Holdings of a Malta Company, that meet certain spcifications, are tax exempt.
- You can achieve an effective tax rate on trading profits of 5%
- There are also no withholding taxes, stamp duties or other restrictions on distributions of profits from a Malta company to non-resident shareholders.
- Malta is an EU Country and enjoys all the benefits and protections of it.
- Also, a company may conduct its business internationally by only making little changes through a Malta company.
- English is an official language spoken in Malta.
- A registered Malta company is still considered resident in Malta even if the business or ownership happens overseas.
- No Maltese Nationals or residents needed to set up a Malta Company.
- Malta companies may hold funds in banks outside Malta.
Why set up your Malta Company with E&S Group?
Choosing someone to set up and manage your company in Malta is not an easy task. You need a knowledgeable team but also someone you can trust. We would like to think we offer both. Whilst most other firms are either made up of accountants or lawyers, we are strong in both fields. This gives you comfort that we will manage all aspects of your Malta Company Setup and maintenance. This is what we do. Our speciality is the setting up and assisting clients maintain their Malta Company. Also, size does matter. We are the right size to be able to have all specialisations required yet not make you just another number. You will have immediate access to high level staff.
Company Incorporation Procedure
The Procedure to incorporate a Maltese Company is quite straightforward. Following our standard Due diligence exercise, we will send you an Incorporation Proposal Form. This form contains questions on all the required information on the Malta Company you wish to incorporate. As soon as we receive this back from you we will draft the incorporation documents. This usually happens same day. We will then send you all the corporate documents for your approval. Once we receive your OK, we will Incorporate the company in Malta.
Once your Maltese Company is setup, we could assist you in all other services you might want for your Company in Malta:
- Malta Company Management.
- Back Office Services.
- Banking Solutions.
- Fiduciary Services.
Formation of a Malta Company – Facts
- The Formation of Company in Malta takes approximately 48 hours.
- You can also reserve Malta company name for a period of 3 months.
- A Limited Liability Company is the only type of company type in Malta.
- Whilst setting up a Malta company, abbreviations are either of the following: “Ltd”, ”Limited” or “Plc” according to the type of company.
- Notably, a Malta company must have at least one director and one company secretary.
Finally, we are able to assist in the setting up of various entities in Malta:
- Malta Trading Company
- Malta Holding Company
- Gaming Company in Malta
- Malta Shipping Company
- Malta Financial Services Company
- Maltese Partnerships
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