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25th Amendment to the Goods and Services Tax Regulation Published

On 12 February 2020, the 25th Amendment to the Goods and Services Tax Regulation (Regulation Number 2011/R-43) was published in the Government Gazette. The amendment repealed Section 12(d) of the GST Regulation which defined “date of commencement…

Maldives Foreign Direct Investment Policy Published

A Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy which would govern the approval guidelines in relation to foreign investments in the Maldives has been published. The new policy consolidates existing FDI approval practices and introduces new policy changes. The…

Seminar on Income Tax in Practice

CTL Strategies is conducting a full day seminar on Income Tax in Practice. The seven and a half hour seminar is designed to give participants an overview of the new Income Tax regime and will cover new concepts introduced under the Act as well as important…

Overview of the Income Tax Act

  This publication gives an overview of the Income Tax Act (“ITA”) which has commenced on 1 January 2020.  If you have any questions or wish to discuss the implications of the Act on you, please contact one of our tax advisors or drop…

Year in Review 2019

  Our "Year in Review 2019" summarises the crucial regulatory developments in 2019. For ease of reference, these are categorised and labelled as "tax" and "legal" developments. Most of these developments are already explained in further detail…

President ratifies Income Tax Bill into law

On 17 December 2019, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has ratified the Income Tax Bill into law. The Income Tax Act, marks the introduction of tax on personal income and introduces several important changes to the tax regime of the Maldives. The Act,…

CTL Strategies to Host a Series of Webinars on Income Tax

CTL Strategies is conducting a series of Webinars on the Income Tax Bill passed by the People’s Majlis on 4 December 2019. The Income Tax Bill have some far reaching implications on businesses in both a corporate profit tax, and personal income tax…

President Ratifies Act on Control of Agricultural Pesticides

On 9 December 2019, the President ratified the Control of Pesticides Used for Agricultural Purposes Act. The Act introduces a broad framework for the import, export, trade of agricultural pesticides, and also introduces search and seizure, and specific…