Overview of the Direct and Indirect Malta Tax Implications for Insurance Companies
The webinar will provide an introduction of tax principles relevant to the insurance business. The session will start off by exploring salient income tax provisions specific to this industry and highlight direct tax developments which are relevant to the industry. Given that insurance transactions are subject to specific VAT rules, the second part of the session will highlight how VAT for insurance companies differs from general VAT principles, the specific implications stemming from this particular VAT treatment as well as relevant VAT saving solutions in the industry. Finally, the session will have an overview of considerations relating to Insurance Premium Tax (‘IPT’).
Accountants, lawyers and other professional working in the insurance industry.
As a result of the session, you should be able to get an overview of the tax considerations (both direct and indirect) for the insurance industry. Participants will have the opportunity to put forth questions both before and during the live session.
Time: 09:00 – 10:30
Venue: Live online session – details of how to join the meeting will be sent once registration is complete
CPE Hours: This course qualifies for 1.5 hours of structured CPE which can be classified as Core Competency. A certificate of attendance will be provided at the end of the session.
Juanita Brockdorff, Partner, Tax Services, KPMG in Malta
Since joining KPMG in 2002, Juanita has worked in corporate taxation, providing advice to multinationals seeking assistance in tax matters and related planning. Her work covers both international and domestic tax issues, extending to direct and indirect taxation. She has advised a wide variety of multinationals especially in financial services industry, namely, asset managers, banks, and insurance underwriters. Juanita has also delivered restructuring advice to gaming clients. She leads the Tax Committee at the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners, providing feedback on proposed legislation, including on cryptocurrencies and ICOs, to government authorities. In addition she has assisted clients with effective global tax solutioning, including mergers and acquisitions and advised on access to tax treaties, foreign tax credits, financing and efficient repatriation. She leads the automatic exchange of information service line. Juanita is particularly interested in the EU’s impact on tax matters and has acted as advisor to the Government on various tax-related EU law issues. Juanita regularly delivers presentations on topical tax issues at both local and international fora and has published articles in various international tax journals and reviews. Juanita is a highly-respected specialist in her field, is a member of the International Fiscal Association, and is recognised by Expert Guides and ranked as a Band 1 practitioner of note by Chambers and Partners, where she is highly rated for her “expertise and drive“ and as one who “advises a raft of impressive clients on both direct and indirect taxation mandates. She is particularly noted for her work on behalf of leading multinationals.”
Louise Grima, Senior Manager, Tax – VAT Compliance/Advisory, KPMG in Malta
Louise Grima is a Senior Manager at KPMG Malta. She joined KPMG in 2015 after graduating with a Master in Accountancy from the University of Malta and has since worked in direct and indirect taxation assisting clients established in a number of fields including retailing, gaming, banking, funds amongst others. Louise was awarded the 2015 MIA Best Student of the Year prize for Master in Accountancy Group 2013/2015, holds a Diploma in VAT compliance and has successfully completed the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation with an overall distinction. Louise regularly delivers seminars on both direct and indirect taxation.
Luisa Gauci, Manager, International Tax Advisory, KPMG Malta
Luisa is a Manager at KPMG. Luisa is an accountant by profession having joined KPMG in 2015 after concluding the Masters in Accountancy Degree in Malta. Luisa has also completed her studies in Domestic and International Taxation and is in possession of the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT).
Luisa is involved in the provision of domestic and international tax compliance and advisory services. Luisa has been actively involved in developing the FATCA / CRS service offering of KPMG. Her work extends to developing and reviewing FATCA / CRS policy and on-boarding documentation of financial services companies, both local and international with a presence in Malta.
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- Guided Learning 1.5 hours
- Language English
- Assessments Not Applicable