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…

Brief on Guideline for Restarting Tourism in the Maldives

This is a brief of the Guideline for Restarting Tourism in Maldives, published by the Ministry of Tourism, in consultation with health professionals and industry stakeholders. It outlines the measures that need to be followed to ensure the safety of tourists and residents.

Overview of Residential Tenancy Bill

This publication gives an overview of the Residential Tenancy Bill that the Maldivian Government has submitted to the People’s Majlis on 6 December 2019.

COVID-19: Revised Deadlines for Taxes and Fees

This advisory provides an overview of the announcements by MIRA and other government authorities with respect to the new deadlines for filing and making payment of taxes and fees.

Tax Alert, 18 June 2020

This issue is focused on the Transfer Pricing Regulation (Regulation Number 2020/R-43) published by the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) on 10 June 2020.

COVID-19: Income Support Allowance Scheme

This advisory provides an overview of the key parts of the guidance document on the Income Support Allowance Scheme published by the President's Office.

COVID-19 Economic Relief Package

On 7 April 2020, the Ministry of Finance issued a press release with the details of the COVID-19 Economic Relief Package offered by the Government. This advisory summarises the said press release.

COVID-19: Workforce Restructuring

by Rafa Rasheed Prelude In connection with the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are considering, or have already reduced their workforce due to the interruption of business operations as a result of measures implemented by the government or due…

COVID-19 - A Reason to Discharge Contractual Obligations?

by Mariyam Naufa   With the onset of the global public health emergency of coronavirus (COVID-19), supply chains continue to be disrupted and consumer spending has plummeted to unprecedented levels. As a result, businesses are looking…