Very low income tax, no capital gains tax, no inheritance tax
Favourable double-taxation agreements with key countries
Highly respected jurisdiction for incorporating low-tax companies
Excellent banking centre with a presence of major international banks
Ideal location in the centre of the Mediterranean
Excellent access by sea and the international airport of Malta
English-speaking environment, high standard of living.
Professional fees in Malta, including trust management fees, legal fees and audit fees, are also significantly lower than other jurisdictions while the international reputation of the island's professional classes is internationally renowned to be excellent.
Financial Sector is diversified and includes some 24 banks, around 400 funds, over 50 insurance operations and 70 trustee services companies.