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Refunds

 
1)    What documents are required to apply for a refund?
Promise of Sale refund: A covering letter where the address of the tax payers should be highlighted, PoS notification, receipt and cancellation agreement.
 
1st Time Buyers refund: A covering letter where the address of the tax payers should be highlighted and copy of deed.
 
2nd Time Buyers refund: A covering letter where the address of the tax payers should be highlighted, copy of deed of sale, copy of deed or acquisition and searches of transfers from age 16 up to date of the last contract.
 
2nd Time Buyers refund for persons with disability: A covering letter were the address of the tax payers should be highlighted, copy of deed of sale, copy of deed of acquisition and searches of transfers from age 16 up to date of the last contract. Proof that the person with disability is registered with the Commission for the Rights of Persons with Disability, proof that this person benefits from disability Social Security Benefits and a report by an Occupational Therapist that the first residence was not adequate for this person’s needs.
 
Sole Residence refund: A covering letter where the address of the tax payers should be highlighted, deed of sale of old property and deed of acquisition of new property.
 
UCA refund: A covering letter where the address of the tax payers should be highlighted, deed of acquisition of property and UCA certificate.
 
 
2)    Where to apply for a refund?
Applications for refund can be sent to: Capital Transfer Duty Department, 46, Merchant Street, Valletta.
Department will issue an acknowledgment to the Tax Payer, including a file number for reference.
 
 
3)    What are the indicative timeframes for refunds be issued?
A refund will take not more than 3 months to be processed.
 
 
4)    Who can apply for the refund?
Both the notary or the Tax Payer can apply for the refund.
 
 
5)    Can the refund be issued in the Notary’s name?
A refund can be issued in the Notary’s name if the Tax Payer gives a written authorization.