Romania & Malta Double Tax Treaty


The Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania was originally signed in Bucharest on 30 November 1995 and is currently in force. The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI) is also in force. The main features of the Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania are as follows:

Romania Withholding Taxes

Dividend Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania sets out a maximum Romanian withholding tax of 5% on dividends distributed by a Romanian resident company to a Maltese resident company or individual.

Interest Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania sets out a maximum Romanian withholding tax of 5% on interest paid by a Romanian resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the interest income.

Royalty Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania sets out a maximum Romanian withholding tax of 5% on royalties paid by a Romanian resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the royalty income.

Other Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Russia definition of a permanent establishment (PE) is based on the OECD Model, and includes the possibility of a services PE.

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Romania outlines receipts of pensions and other remuneration from Romanian sources to a Maltese resident individual may only be taxed in Malta. However, this does not apply for pensions paid by the Romanian state or a territorial-administrative unit thereof, which are taxable in Romania only.

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