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…

Year in Review 2018

Our "Year in Review 2018" summarises the crucial regulatory developments in 2018. For ease of reference, these are categorised and labelled as "tax" and "legal" developments. Most of these developments are already explained in further detail in…

Foreign Investment Procedure & Considerations

Foreign enterprises looking to invest in the Maldives are required to register their enterprise in the Maldives prior to commencing operations. Registering a foreign enterprise entails following a set of procedural rules, in the correct order, and complying…

Year in Review 2017

This edition of Year in Review focuses on the major changes in tax rules and important regulatory changes in 2017 that impacts businesses in the Maldives. You can refer to our publications on the same rulings or changes to find out more information regarding…

Guide on Managing Tax Audits

Tax audits conducted by the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) loom over virtually every business operating in the Maldives. The Examination of your accounts and financial affairs tends to be a time-consuming and arduous process which may remove…