Syria & Malta Double Tax Treaty


The Double Tax Treaty Malta Syria was signed on 22 Feb 1999. The main features of the Malta Syria Tax Treaty are as follows:

Dividend Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Syria states there is no Syrian withholding tax on dividends distributed by a Syrian resident company to a Maltese resident company.

Interest Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Syria sets out a maximum Syrian withholding tax of 10% on interest paid by a Syrian resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the interest income.

Royalty Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Syria sets out a maximum Syrian withholding tax of 18% on royalties paid by a Syrian resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the royalty income.

Other Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Syria states there is no Syrian tax on pensions arising in Syria and paid to a Maltese resident.

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