The Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) is the single regulator for all financial services activities in Malta. It regulates and supervises credit and financial institutions, investment, trust and insurance business. It houses the country’s Companies Registry and has also been appointed as the Listing Authority.

The MFSA issues guidance notes, monitors local and international developments, works with relevant parties on legislative matters, and plays a major role in training. It encourages high standards of compliance and runs a consumer complaints unit.

The Inland Revenue Department in Malta is responsible to the government for the administration of the Income Tax and Capital Transfer Duty Acts and the enforcement of social security contributions under the direction of the Ministry for Finance. Self-employed individuals and registered companies are required to file their tax returns to the IRD using the Final Settlement System (FSS).

FSS is a method of tax deduction that aims to produce more accurate tax deductions from your earnings. This method ensures that the correct amount of tax is deducted from gross earnings and reduces the probability of receiving larger tax bills or refunds from end of year tax assessments

Malta Enterprise (ME) is the national development agency responsible for promoting and facilitating international investment in the Maltese Islands by offering investors excellent business opportunities and tailored services.

The ME network operates in various countries around the globe, with offices or representation in various Maltese embassies and consulates, where it coordinates initiatives to promote the Islands’ economic growth attractiveness.

ME is also responsible for the growth and development of Maltese enterprises both locally and abroad. The agency works hand in hand with local businesses to help them set up, expand, innovate and access global markets; thus sustaining economic growth and retaining and increasing employment.

Malta Business Network has been set up in order to promote business and professional opportunities in Malta and abroad by cultivating the good relations between members of the business and professional communities in Malta and those in the United Kingdom.

The Network facilitates the exchange of information and knowledge between members of business and professional communities in Malta and the UK, making it an ideal vehicle to explore business and professional opportunities in both countries.

Additionally, the Malta Business Network regularly organises a number professional, academic or social events that are aimed to promote a deeper understanding of business and foster cooperation among local business.