Amendments will be presented in parliament “in the next couple of weeks” to tighten the fiscal net on the construction industry, parliamentary secretary Tonio Fenech told Business Today.
In very animated terms, GRTU director general Vince Farrugia yesterday described the new surcharge of 67.5 per cent as a “mortal blow” and “distorting” on the market.
The government is considering a number of structural changes in the tax system to encourage female participation in the labour market aimed at ensuring that work pays for women.
The majority of Maltese tax-payers in 2004, declared an income of less than Lm4,200 with a total of 74 per cent earning less than Lm6,000 a year. READ MORE >>
Government’s pension reform proposals have failed to tackle the issue of a supplementary pension, once again exposing the shaky state of public finances READ MORE >>
It’s been 10 years in the making and finally we have a blueprint of what government intends doing about pensions. The reform announced last week is an important first step but by no means exhaustive and enough. READ MORE >>