On 21 May 2014, Deloitte Malta was awarded 'Malta Tax Firm Of The Year 2014' by the International Tax Review during the 10th European Tax Awards dinner held at the Dorchester Hotel in London. Chris Curmi collected the award on behalf of the firm. Malcolm Booker, CEO of Deloitte Malta said "We are very pleased to have won this award as it reaffirms our position as Malta's leading tax practice which is internationally recognised for its excellence. This is the third time that Deloitte Malta has won this award."
Deloitte were nominated for the national tax firm of the year awards in 21 of the 27 European jurisdictions included at the event. Last night, it won the national tax firm of the year awards for Malta, Central and Eastern Europe (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovak Republic, and Slovenia), Cyprus, Spain, Switzerland, and Turkey.
For the national transfer pricing firm of the year awards, Deloitte had 20 nominations out of 25. It won national transfer pricing firm of the year awards for Austria, the Baltic States, Belgium, Luxembourg, Poland, Sweden, and Switzerland. In addition, Deloitte also won the 'European Financial Services Tax Deal Of The Year 2014' and 'European Banking Tax Deal Of The Year 2014'.
During the last year Deloitte Malta has continued to innovate and contribute to Malta's development as a jurisdiction in an increasingly sophisticated tax environment. Among recent innovations in 2013, Deloitte Malta set up a Malta tax desk in New York, launched the Deloitte Malta Tax Bundle Online, developed a short video entitled " Malta - Ready for business", and visited over 46 cities to promote Malta as a business location. The Malta tax practice of around 70 professionals also includes individuals from 7 different countries that give an insight into the nuances of cross-border transactions with their home country. The tax practice is led by Marc Alden who commented "Our growth and success allows us to offer interesting careers in tax to young lawyers and accountants and we encourage those with a potential interest in this area to visit our website to find out more about our graduate, LLB, LLD, ACCA and ACA programmes."
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