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Award in Overview of Tax Law

Detailed Information

Starting Date:25 November 2024
Time:17:30 till 20:30hrs
Lecture Days:Mondays
Duration:5 sessions - Part Time
Contact hours:15 of 75 total learning hours
MQF/EQF Level:5
Delivery Language:English
Trainers:Dr Gabriella Chircop
Get 70% Refunded through the Get Qualified Scheme

Course Objectives

Throughout this unit, students will be introduced to the main pieces of legislation regulating taxation in Malta. Participants will be introduced to a number of basic principles which are commonly applied in many jurisdictions, whilst also analysing the relations and effects of fiscal law on other pieces of legislation.

Due importance will be given to the main laws covering the most important matters relating to tax in Malta, such as income tax, value added tax and other forms of indirect taxation, international taxation etc.

Who should attend?

Anyone interested to understand the Maltese Tax Law, In-house lawyers, practicing lawyers, auditors, accountants, law students and anyone working in the financial industry.

2 Advanced level subjects at Grade C or better, and 3 Intermediate level subjects at Grade C or better. 1 of any of these subjects must be Maltese or English


3 Advanced level subjects at Grade C or better


Mature/Adult Learning Student (must be 23 when course starts) subject to an interview by the Head of the Academy.

Participants must complete 2 out of a choice of 4 assignment titles.

At the end of the study programme the learner will have been exposed to the following:

  1. The basic principles and features of Maltese and international tax law;
  2. A wide knowledge of the various facets of existing tax law;
  3. A practical look at the application of such laws in practice;
  4. A basic look at the interplay between taxation and human rights;
  5. Remedies available in the case of tax issues;
  6. Authorities related to and responsible for fiscal administration and related issues;
  7. The issues of cross-border taxation and agreements or accords between states to minimise and eradicate such issues.
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority deems this Award to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.15 hours Core
Get Your Money BackEmployers can get their money back through
€192.50 will be refunded through the Get Qualified SchemeEmployers applying for the IIS Scheme under the 2nd Call will be eligible to receive a subsidy of €25.85 per trainee per hour in the case of training costs

Detailed Time Table

1. Introduction to Taxation – Tax Law Fundamentals – 25 November 2024

2. Fundamentals of Maltese Income Tax Law & Stamp Duty – 2 December 2024

3. International Tax Law – 9 December 2024

4. EU Law Impact on Maltese Tax Law – 16 December 2024

5. Principles of VAT – 9 January 2025

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