Trudy Marie Muscat

Associate Director, Tax Services

KPMG in Malta

Trudy, a lawyer, joined KPMG as a tax advisor in 2013. Trudy focuses on the application and interaction of Maltese and European corporate and fiscal legislation in local and cross-border scenarios. She has worked in tax law with international clients for 10 years, assisting both personal and corporate clients to improve their tax efficiency sustainably, particularly in light of the OECD BEPS Project and EU developments. Trudy coaches a team of lawyers focused on fiscal and corporate law, assisting individuals and corporates in applying international, EU and local tax law to their business activities, including through the use of legal relationships such as trusts, foundations, partnerships and joint ventures as is suitable to the case at hand. Since the inception of Malta as a hub for genuine blockchain business, she has been focusing on the fiscal intricacies of DLT assets and transactions. She has attended and given lectures and presentations in connection with local and international tax law, both locally and abroad. Trudy lectures part of the course leading to the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT) and the MIT Course on Taxation and is frequently invited to give lectures by the Malta Institute of Management, the Malta Institute of Taxation, the Malta Institute of Accountants as well as other academic organisations. She also sits on the Education Committee of the Malta Institute of Taxation. Trudy was the first administrator, and a board member, of the Malta Association of Family Enterprises, playing a key role in formulating local fiscal proposals to facilitate the inheritance of Maltese family businesses. During this time, she represented the Association in official working groups and meetings and gave presentations and speeches on the Association’s role and proposals.

  • Brexit
  • Corporate Tax
  • High Growth Markets
  • International Markets
  • Middle Market
  • National Markets
  • Public Policy and Regulatory Change
  • Small Enterprises
  • Tax
  • Doctor of Laws, University of Malta

  • Master of Laws in International Tax Law, Vienna University of Economics and Business

  • Diploma in Taxation, Malta Institute of Taxation

  • Advanced Diploma in International Taxation, Malta Institute of Management/ UK Chartered Institute of Taxation

  • IFSP Foundation Certificate in Trusts Law and Management, Institute of Financial Services Practitioners

  • Member of the Malta Chamber of Advocates

  • Member of the Malta Institute of Taxation

  • Member of the Institute of Financial Services Practitioners

  • Member of the International Fiscal Association

  • Member of CFE Tax Advisers Europe