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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…

General Employment Regulation

This Advisory summarises the imperative aspects of the General Employment Regulation gazetted by the Ministry of Economic Development on 9 May 2021.

FAQs on Service Charge

We answer some of the FAQs on the application of service charge on tourism services, introduced by the 6th Amendment to the Employment Act.

Tax on Pro Bono Legal Services

This article explores the current tax position on providing pro bono legal services, giving a view that is critical for lawyers and policymakers.

The Ministry of Finance Issues a Circular on Deferment of Land Rent

The Ministry of Finance, on 28 June 2020, issued a Circular with details in implementing the deferment of land lease announced by the President during his public address on 20 May 2020. As per the Circular, resort land rent payments for the third and fourth quarter of 2020 has been deferred until 1 June 2021. Land rent payments other than resort land rent, that fall within the period 1 June 2020 to 31 December 2020 has also been deferred until 1 June 2021.

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.