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…

Insight: MIRA’s Authority to Initiate Legal Proceedings on Non-tax Amounts

In the case of Moosa Naseer v Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA), the Supreme Court, on 22 June 2020, passed judgment in favour of Moosa Naseer in a case that, inter alia challenged the MIRA's power to initiate legal proceedings for the recovery of unpaid land rent and fines pursuant to an agreement between the Ministry of Fisheries, Agriculture and Marine Resources (‘MoFAMR’) and Moosa Naseer.

Tax Alert, 2 July 2020

This issue is focused on the Twenty Sixth Amendment to the GST Regulation published by the MIRA on 26 June 2020. The Amendment introduces several notable changes to the GST Regulation, including a definition for the term ‘charter’ of a vessel and special rules for determining charter arrangements.

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.