The MIRA has issued announcements requesting taxpayers who do not fulfil tax registration requirements under the Tax Administration Act, or GST registration requirements to deregister from tax. The announcement, issued on 16 January 2019, reminds…
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…
This Advisory guides you through any transitional issues that you may be facing with respect to the application of the correct GST rate - especially for transactions that straddle the effective date of rate change.
This issue is focused on the Sixth Amendment to the GST Act (Law Number 20/2022). The major change introduced via the Amendment is the change in GST rates that is to come into effect from 1 January 2023.
A case whereby the Supreme Court clarified the rules on calculation of time limits for filing appeals of tax disputes.
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.
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.
This Advisory summarises the key aspects of the Fourth Amendment to the Income Tax Regulation gazetted by the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority on 17 May 2022.
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.
This publication gives an overview of the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system under the Income Tax Act which imposes Employee Withholding Tax from 1 April 2020.
This Overview covers the key areas of the Tourism Land Rent Regulation which was published in the Government Gazette on 27 February 2022
In this article, our associate Ali Muraadh takes on an analytical view on the ‘simple PAYE mechanism’ adopted in the Maldives and the impact it has on employees, including the potential eligibility for a tax refund.