TOP NEWS | Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Lino Spiteri cautions against tax-cut bonanza
David Darmanin
In a vote-catching frenzy, the four parties contesting the upcoming general elections seem more than happy to flaunt their tax-reduction skills, up “until taxes are almost no longer a burden”, says economist Lino Spiteri. >>

Of rent and succession sagas
David Darmanin
Collectively, realtors and estate heirs have mixed feelings over last minute proposals the Nationalist Party offered with regards to reforms in succession tax rates and Malta's outdated rent laws.

AN pledges stringent fiscal policy, 18% flat tax
Charlot Zahra
Far-right party Azzjoni Nazzjonali (AN), which has projected itself as the pro-business party, is pledging a stringent fiscal policy in order to boost the Maltese economy.

Young entrepreneurs vie for best business plan prize

Appointed distributors of luxury products for superyachts

AN to change name of proposed cable TV station after BA licenses another station with the same name

Andy Gatesy appointed Competitive Malta Vice President

International appointment for GlobalCapital private clients team

New director of food and beverage for InterContinental Malta

Another record year for HSBC Bank Malta in 2007

GO plc acquires controlling stake in Greek telecoms company Forthnet in a €93m deal

Datatrak's new Gozo branch to employ 25 people

Horse racing's ‘Big Cup' revived thanks to HSBC

Record rate of inflation for China

Credit Suisse traders err

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