Increase in Social Insurance Contributions from January 2024

As per the Social Insurance Law in Cyprus, starting January 1st, 2024, both employer and employee will be required to contribute an additional 0.5% to the Social Insurance Fund. Therefore, contributions will increase from the current 8.3% to 8.8% on employees’ Insurable earnings. The rate will thereafter increase by 0,5% every five years, until it reaches 10,3%, as […]

Protect your brand

Registration of a trademark or a tradename is a key step to enforcing your brand’s rights. Protecting your brand is crucial to ensure its integrity and reputation. What is a trademark? A trademark is a distinctive symbol, logo, word, phrase, or any combination thereof that is legally registered and used by a business or individual to […]

Amendment to the Special Defence Contribution Law

Special Contribution for Defence (SDC) is dictated on income earned by Cyprus tax residents. On 9 June 2023, amendments to the Special Contribution for the Defence Law were published in the Cyprus Government Gazette amending the obligation to pay the SDC withheld on rents in two semi-annual installments instead of monthly payments. Every person who is obliged […]

Personal Tax Return 2022 – TaxisNet portal is now open

The submission of the income tax returns for individuals in Cyprus (form IR1) for the year 2022 is now available via TaxisNet portal. We would like to remind you that the deadline for the submission of the 2022 Personal tax return has been extended until 2 October 2023, as per the decree (No.183/2023) issued on 9 […]


Cyprus companies are required to apply a temporary tax assessment / calculation of their 2023 chargeable income under the Cyprus Income Tax Law. The temporary tax assessment/estimation is due in two equal instalments on or before following dates: 31st of July 2023, 31st of December 2023. If provisional tax payments were made based on an incorrectly calculated […]

Extension to the filing date of Income Tax Return (IR1 2022)

We would like to inform you that the deadline for the submission of the 2022 Personal Income Tax Return (T.D. 1 Form) in Cyprus has been extended until 2 October 2023, as per the decree (No.183/2023) issued on 9 June 2023. The extension also applies to the payment of the related income tax due via self-assessment. […]

Tax-Free No More: Clarifying UAE’s Ground-breaking Corporate Tax Shift

A major shift is happening in UAE. The Federal Tax Authority (FTA) will introduce a 9% corporation tax. We are explaining the implications of this substantial policy change.   This new mandate is applicable to all business entities across the UAE, including those within onshore and Free Zone jurisdictions. Who is affected? On-shore entities, as […]

Annual Levy for the year 2023

We would like to bring to your attention that according to the Cyprus Company Law, Cap. 113 all Cyprus Companies are subject to an annual government levy of € 350 payable by 30.06.2023. Non-payment of the annual government levy will result in penalties and the de-registration (strike off) of the company from the registry of Cyprus companies. Noting […]

Non – Domicile Regime in Cyprus

𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐟𝐢𝐫𝐦 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐍𝐨𝐧-𝐃𝐨𝐦 𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐬? A person who is a tax resident in Cyprus is liable to pay Cyprus Income Tax (CIT) on their worldwide income, from all sources. Additionally, domiciled residents of Cyprus pay a Special Defense Contribution (SDC) on their passive income derived from dividends, interest, and rentals as per the following rates: Dividends […]