International Tax Services

We are a small firm, yet have highly developed international tax consulting skills, rare even among the larger firms

We have a good knowledge of company tax law in many countries

We have many years’ experience in the field of international tax

Most of the international tax work we do is at the requests of accounting and law firms around the world – we are used to working with ‘referrers’

We are very familiar with tax treaties and EU Directives – including the practical aspects

We are one of a few firms in Malta with inhouse specialization in Transfer Pricing

What is international tax?

We at Sheltons Group refer to local tax, local international tax, and international tax.

By ‘local tax’ we mean matters with no international element. Example: Our Malta office advises on whether a Maltese company is taxed on the gain on a sale of an asset when the contract was entered or the date the payment was received.

By ‘local international tax’ we refer to advice on the local country’s tax on international transactions and on its treaties. Example: Our Australian office advises on Australian withholding taxes on interest paid to a German lender.

By ‘international tax’ we mean matters that have nothing to do with the countries where we operate. Example: Our international tax team advises a client in Canada on how to best structure their ownership of newly developed intellectual property which they plan to license to unrelated parties in ten different Asian countries.

Examples of areas where our services are offered:

COMPANIES

tax aspects of corporate and real estate transactions, digital taxes, restructuring and exit taxes, transfer pricing, CFC rules, compliance with reporting and disclosure tax requirements, VAT on cross border supplies of good or services.

INDIVIDUALS

residence taxation planning, international tax positions on cross border income and capital gains, exit taxes, tax certificates, tax implications on repatriation and relocations of employees and their personal assets, compliance on stamp duties/capital gains, wealth and inheritance taxes, VAT on real estate and yachts.

TAX TRAINING

We deliver a variety of international tax events to in-house staff of large corporations, tax specialists at professional advisory firms and to other professionals with specific tax interests or responsibilities. Our courses are all designed around the areas we work with as international tax consultants.

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INSIGHTS

EU & International Tax lawMaltese Tax & VAT NewsNews
July 22, 2023

Sheltons Malta Releases Fourth Edition of Bloomberg Country Tax Guide Malta

Sheltons Group partner, Ivan Zammit, has been awarded International Tax Contributing Author of the Year Award
Maltese Tax & VAT NewsNews
October 8, 2021

Sheltons Malta at Malta Institute of Taxation (MIT) Annual Tax Conference 2021

Sheltons Group partner, Ivan Zammit, has been awarded International Tax Contributing Author of the Year Award
EU & International Tax lawMaltese Tax & VAT News
October 1, 2021

Amendments to the Maltese Transfer Pricing (TP) Rules

In April 2021 we have seen the introduction of Art 51A in the Maltese Income Tax Act, authorizing the Minister responsible for finance to introduce a more detailed regulatory framework…

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