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Top Story

Harsh bill proposes hypothec on property for VAT defaulters

Matthew Vella

A bill presented in parliament proposes to extend the powers of the VAT commissioner allowing him to register a hypothec on immovable property of whoever fails to pay outstanding VAT owed to the government. If passed, the bill would add considerable pressure on VAT defaulters who could number in the hundreds.


 


TOP NEWS

Bird trapping will be no more after 2008

“Incidents are always bound to occur, notwithstanding all the safety precautions taken”


OTHER NEWS

Bus owners demand Lm15,000 yearly subsidy

Tunisia’s exclusive zone

In-Nazzjon editor does not deny he’s on PN strategy group

Oil, inflation and illegal immigration headaches for Gonzi

No new sanctuaries in the last nine years

Malta unprepared for pandemic flu that could kill

Feature

Deep water war

Big fish, small fish

The loaded words

‘Data not available’ – Malta’s statistical legacy in Europe

Gonzi’s economy is bright as experts see darkness

Spotting for oil to get the tuna?

Court decision reveals turmoil at MEPA

Safety hurts for medicine importers


INTERVIEW

The Golf War
ANGLU XUEREB has just one question for the government – why did it take him 10 years and millions of liri to be told he couldn’t have a golf course at Tal-Virtù? by Matthew Vella


THIS WEEK

Taming of a Man
Jean Pierre Agius played the part of Hortensio in The Taming of the Shrew, which was presented by MADC at San Anton Gardens in Attard, finds the time to answer a few questions for us in the midst of their performances.


Sports Talk

World class ref
Paul Bonett talks to Kevin Grech about his refereeing career



BUSINESS

Driving strategic change in public sector


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EDITORIAL

Threshold or insurmountable hurdle?
So it seems the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition have been conniving behind everyone else’s back on electoral reform, if a leak in a daily newspaper this week is to be believed.


OPINION

The phantom of the ‘opra
The Maltese have a wonderful way of describing ghastly works of art. “Ghamel opra,” my uncle from Rabat would say every time he wanted to rubbish someone’s creation.
- Saviour Balzan

A job for life
- Michael Falzon

Taking us for a Ride
- Anna Mallia


Sports Opinion

Money talks, bullsh** walks
- Kevin Grech



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Land reclamation… an opportunity?

Bullish tactics

He wasn’t joking!

Porn in Zebbug council’s PC

Not in my back garden

Reflections: She “just won’t let go”

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