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Reasons to Invest in Cyprus: Taxation Matters

Written by: Bridgewest

Reasons-to-Invest-in-Cyprus-Taxation-Matters.jpgAlthough Cyprus is a small country, foreign investors have numerous business opportunities on this market. Important fields of activity in which foreign businessmen may invest are related to tourism, oil industry or property market. The investors can benefit from attractive investment policies, as the legal environment is very flexible and there are not many restrictions. For example, foreign investors who want to open a company in Cyprus can register a legal entity here with 100% foreign ownership. Our team of company formation representatives in Cyprus can offer an in-depth presentation on the main reasons related to the investments carried out here. 

Important aspects when investing in Cyprus  

Foreign investors can benefit from numerous attractive policies when starting the procedure of company formation in Cyprus. Numerous restrictions related to the foreign direct investments have been removed. 
Those who want to purchase a property here have better conditions, especially European businessmen, residents of a member state of the European Union (EU), who have no restrictions in this sense. Our team of company formation agents in Cyprus can offer more information on the documents that have to be completed when purchasing a property for residential or commercial purposes


Taxation in Cyprus

One of the most important aspects related to the taxation aspects applicable in Cyprus is the corporate tax, which is imposed at a rate of 12.5%. The corporate tax represents one of the lowest values applicable within the EU area. 
Moreover, companies operating in Cyprus are entitled to an exemption from the corporate income tax, applicable to income deriving from dividends, interest or profits incurred through a permanent establishment. 
Entrepreneurs who are interested in company registration in Cyprus should also know that the businesses operated here have to register for taxation purposes, which also includes registration for social security or Value Added Tax (VAT)
However, most of the international transactions carried out here are exempt of VAT
Businessmen interested in more information related to the Cypriot taxation are invited to contact our team of company formation consultants in Cyprus


  • Georgia 2017-01-16

    This was very helpful! Cyprus does seem to offer certain advantages.

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