Tax Deduction Claims to be taken for the basis year 2015

Tax Deduction Claims to be taken for the basis year 2015: School Transport Fees, Sports Activities and Cultural and Creative Courses

School Transport Fees Claim for Deduction

If during 2015 you have paid school transport fees for your children that are under 16 years of age who have attended church schools or private schools, you are entitled to claim a deduction against your income when submitting your tax return for 2015. The deduction is capped at a maximum of € 150 per child. Such deduction shall only be allowed where the payment and details have been confirmed to the Commissioner for Revenue by Transport Malta.

In order for the claim to be accepted by the Commissioner for Revenue, you are required to fill in a prescribed form with all the required details, sign it and file it with Transport Malta by sending it to the following address by not later than 26 February 2016, Driver & Passenger Operator Licensing Unit, Hornworks Ditch, Floriana FRN 1230.

The form can be downloaded through the following link: https://ird.gov.mt/downloads/other/school_transport_fees_claim_for_deduction.pdf

Deduction claim on fees paid for Sports Activities

If you have paid fees during 2015 in respect of your children who are under 16 years of age  and who have attended sports activities, you are entitled to claim a deduction against your personal income up to a maximum of €100 per child when submitting your tax return for 2015.

In order for the claim to be accepted by the Commissioner for Revenue, you are required to complete a prescribed form together with the sports entity providing the activities, sign it and file it with Sportmalta by sending it to the following address by not later than 26 February 2016, Sportmalta, Cottonera Avenue, Cospicua BML 9020.

The form can be downloaded through the following link: https://ird.gov.mt/downloads/other/sportsfees_claim.pdf

Deduction claim on fees paid for Cultural and Creative Courses

If you have paid fees during 2015 in respect of your child who is under 16 years of age in respect of cultural and creative courses, you are entitled to claim deduction against personal income of a maximum of €100 per child when submitting your tax return for 2015.

In order for the claim to be accepted by the Commissioner for Revenue, you are required to complete a prescribed form together the entity or individual providing the course, sign it and file it with Arts Council Malta by not later than 26 February 2016. Such form can be submitted either by email on taxdoc@artscouncilmalta.org or by post to the following address, Culture & Creative Courses, Arts Council Malta, 16, Casa Scaglia, Mikiel Anton Vassalli Street, Valletta VLT 1311.

The form can be downloaded through the following link: https://ird.gov.mt/downloads/other/mcca_form.pdf

Are you eligible for such deductions? Contact us and we will be able to assist you!

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