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Tax Registration mistake

Postby rasputinluv » Fri 25 Oct 2013 15:11

I went to register for tax at the expat section. I filled in the form as Settled (self sufficient) category. In my tax certificate I found category as work permit.
I neither work in Malta nor have any work permit. Does it make any difference ?
Shall I go back and ask to correct?
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Postby gozomark » Fri 25 Oct 2013 16:04

Its their error, and you could easily have not spotted it.
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Postby rasputinluv » Fri 25 Oct 2013 16:26

It actually all happened today as I registered for tax belatedly. Will it make any difference from tax point of view that I am in a wrong category ?
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Postby gozomark » Fri 25 Oct 2013 17:36

I can't see what difference it makes. AFAIK you don't change you tax number if you stop working
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Postby rasputinluv » Sat 26 Oct 2013 16:47

THANKS.
What is a 'Temporary resident rate' ( I though I was ordinary resident) ?
How does one become a domicile in Malta or more preferably be not a domicile ?
Is it possible to do tax return online in Malta ?
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Postby gozomark » Sat 26 Oct 2013 16:51

AFAIK temporary resident rate just means provisional rate, nothing to worry about. Domicile in Malta is very difficult to end up having. Yes can do tax return online
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Postby rasputinluv » Mon 28 Oct 2013 19:33

Woman at the expat section said only paper returns are possible! May be she was new but even then it was too much of a misinformation to believe! Luckily we have British expat forum to always fall back on.
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Postby gozomark » Mon 28 Oct 2013 19:56

Locals can file online, so I can't see why foreigners can't. Its actually a very simple tax return, with simple banding and few allowances - the only place I lived where it was easier was Hong Kong where it was - how much was your local income ? give us 15%
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Postby rasputinluv » Tue 29 Oct 2013 14:03

Yes I checked with the head lady at the tax office. She confirmed every one can file online.
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Postby Dave » Tue 29 Oct 2013 16:34

I've shifted this from the Residency and Immigration forum as it seems to me to be more about tax status than immigration status.
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Postby rasputinluv » Thu 31 Oct 2013 11:44

Is there a link to see the Malta's standard tax return form ? I tried to google it with little success.
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