The robust regulatory framework provided by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), coupled with Malta’s full EU member status and established financial services industry, makes Malta an extremely attractive jurisdiction for international pensions.
Malta QROPS at a glance
|Investment Options||Open architecture|
|Benefit commencement||55 – 75|
|Maximum Lump Sum||25%|
|Malta tax rate applicable to pension*||Up to 35%|
|Death Benefits||Lump sum or survivor’s pension|
The taxation of the death benefits depends on the beneficiary’s country of residence and the amount of time the deceased had been non UK resident at the date of death.
*Maltese tax will not apply where the pension taxing rights are granted to the member’s country of residence under the terms of a double taxation agreement.
Sovereign offers the choice of two Malta QROPS:
- Malta QROPS – The Centaurus Retirement Benefit Scheme Click here
- Malta QROPS – The Centaurus Lite Retirement Benefit Scheme Click here
Sovereign’s Malta QNUPS:
- Malta QNUPS – The Rinella Retirement Benefit Scheme Click here