Cash Declaration Limit Changed

The Maldives Monetary Authority, on 17 January 2019, published the first amendment to the Regulation on Cross Border Currency Declaration Amount. The changes introduced now require passengers travelling with USD 20,000 or more, and are travelling…

Common compliance issues with Employee Withholding Tax

In this blog post, our partner and senior tax advisor Hamdhulla Hussain, focuses on analysing the practical issues faced by taxpayers in valuing benefits in kind and puts emphasis on the importance of providing clarity around the boundary between what constitutes taxable remuneration.

Overview of the Proposed Tax on Plastic Bags

With the purpose of reducing the negative environmental impacts caused by plastic waste, the Waste Management Bill proposes a tax equivalent to MVR 2 to be collected from plastic bags at points of sale. Our overview provides a summary of the proposed mechanism on the collection and administration of this tax.

Basics of Claiming Input Tax on Capital Expenditure

In this series of Articles, our senior associate Hassan Shah, takes on a critical view on the complexity of the GST rules surrounding input tax in relation to capital expenditure and untangles it for you to walk you through its basics & computation.

Enforcement Policies of MIRA

This Advisory summarises the key aspects of the recent enforcement policies published by the MIRA.

Third Amendment to the Income Tax Regulation

This Advisory summarises the key aspects of the Third Amendment to the Income Tax Regulation gazetted by the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority on 19 October 2021.