Malta’s recently released 2022 Budget includes measures to support low-income workers and those working part-time or overtime, to improve the supply of affordable housing, and to introduce a new concessionary tax regime for artists and performers.
Bermuda’s appeal as a domicile for (re)insurance will be dulled by the OECD’s latest international tax plans. However, the impact is likely to be less than the territory experienced after the US tax reform of 2017, says credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings.
The Bermuda Monetary Authority has recently released a discussion paper on its plans to broaden its mandate by developing a conduct of business regime for the financial services sectors it regulates.
The Bahamas Department of Inland Revenue has announced a Tax Credit and Tax Deferral Employment Retention Programme, which will benefit businesses with an annual turnover of BSD3m (USD3m) or more and a minimum of 25 non-executive employees.
Bermuda has been granted Reciprocal Jurisdiction status effective January 1, 2020, and has had its status as a Qualified Jurisdiction extended by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), after a five-year evaluation.
The UK Crown Dependencies have added to joint guidance issued in December 2018 on the economic substance requirements that are effective for accounting periods commencing on or after January 1, 2019.