Value Added Tax – Back to Basics

120.00 Inc VAT

Wednesday 15, 22 & 29 September 2021| 09:30 (Europe/Malta)

Online Live Session

MIA Accreditation | 9 hours Core in terms of the Accountancy Board CPE scheme.

Past Events


Session 1 – VAT Basics

This session will cover the basic concepts based upon which the appropriate VAT treatment can be determined including:

  • Groups of supplies
  • How to arrive at the appropriate VAT treatment
  • Taxable Person
  • Supplies of Goods and Services
  • Place of Supply
  • Exemptions and VAT Rates
  • Person Liable for the Payment of VAT (including the Reverse Charge Mechanism)

Session 2 – VAT Compliance and commitments

This session will cover the VAT responsibilities which need to be fulfilled including:

  • VAT Registrations (Articles 10, 11, 12 and VAT Grouping)
  • VAT Documentation (invoices, fiscal receipts, records)
  • Right of Refund (who is to claim what including partial attribution)
  • Taxable Value (How to arrive at the 100%)
  • Tax Point (when to declare a transaction in the VAT Return)
  • Penalties and Interest

Session 3 – Compilation of VAT Return and other Forms

This session will cover the compilation of the main VAT forms going into detail of which transactions are to be declared in which box/field and when including:

  • VAT Return
  • Form 04
  • Form 05
  • Recapitulative Statement
  • VAT Return Adjustment/Correction Form
  • Intrastat Forms


Saviour Bezzina is the manager responsible for indirect tax matters at the EY Malta office and forms part of EY’s Global Indirect Tax Network as a local knowledge contact.  He joined EY in July 2006 after obtaining the Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) from the University of Malta. He is a member of the Malta Institute of Accountants, holds a Diploma in VAT compliance and lectures regularly on VAT and indirect tax matters. Saviour was awarded the 2007 MIA prize as the best student who graduated in the Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons) Degree Course Group 2004/2006.

Events Resources

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Event Details

Day 1: 15/09/2021

Day 2: 22/09/2021

Day 3: 29/09/2021

Start time: 09:30 CEST

End time: 12:45 CEST

Venue: Online Live Session

Phone: +356 27555560 / +356 77555560