Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain

Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain, as amended, entered into force on 8 November 2005. The main features of the Malta Spain Tax Treaty are as follows.

Spanish Withholding Taxes

Dividend Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain states sets out a maximum Spanish withholding tax of 5% on dividends distributed by a Spanish resident company to a Maltese resident company where the Maltese resident company holds at least 10% of the share capital of the Spanish resident company. In all other circumstances, the maximum Spanish withholding tax is 15%.

Interest Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain states that there is no Spanish withholding tax on interest paid by a Spanish resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the interest income.

Royalty Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain states that there is no Spanish withholding tax on royalties paid by a Spanish resident to a Maltese resident beneficial owner of the royalty income.

Other Income

The Double Tax Treaty Malta Spain states that certain pensions and other similar remuneration arising from Spanish sources and paid to a Maltese resident are taxable only in Malta.

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