Shirley Vella

Director, Tax Services

KPMG in Malta

Shirley manages the Corporate Income Tax Compliance section ensuring that clients meet their compliance obligations, including but not limited to the corporate income tax returns and tax payments, in a timely manner.

She has significant experience with respect to income tax computation reviews whereby she has the capability and experience to identify issues and new tax opportunities that may be available to clients, in accordance with local tax legislation.

She has worked on national and multinational clients, including well-known international household names which have set up structures in Malta in various industries, including but not limited to Banks, Insurance Companies, Finance Companies, Funds, Shipping Companies.

Shirley is on a first-name terms with the Inland Revenue Officials, with whom she maintains ongoing discussions on technical matters and ongoing changes to the local tax legislation. She has, over time, been providing suggestions to the Inland Revenue for improving their procedures, especially in relation to the income tax return, including the various attachments and electronic filings.

  • Corporate Income Tax Returns
  • Accounting (Hons), University of Malta

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Member of the Malta Institute of Accountants

  • Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation

  • Member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners