Announcement

Employment and HR – Significant Changes in Cyprus

The Council of Ministers issued a set of regulations, published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Cyprus on 3 September 2021, announcing that the application of the Social Insurance Regulations of 2017 shall become effective as of 13 September 2021. The said regulations will substitute the Social Insurance Regulations of 2010 as amended. …

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Polski Ład Polish New Deal IBCCS TAX Cyprus

Nowy Ład – zmiany w PIT, CIT, VAT

Przedstawiony projekt przepisów podatkowych w ramach Polskiego Ładu to 225-stronicowy dokument, w którym zawarto zmiany w różnych podatkach (PIT, CIT, VAT). Nowe przepisy, które częściowo będą obowiązywać już od 1 stycznia 2022 r. oznaczają też nowe ulgi podatkowe i modyfikacje tych istniejących. Prawodawca wprowadza również nowe definicje a także doprecyzowuje te już funkcjonujące. Poniżej nasza …

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Individual Tax Return deadline 2020 2021 IBCCS TAX Cyprus

Personal Income Tax Return

Individual Income Tax Return Submission Obligation Individuals with gross income that falls under the criteria of Article 5 of the Income Tax Law (i.e., dividends, interest, and certain other income) must file a personal income tax return (Form T.D.1). According to the decree issued on July 09, 2021, in the Republic’s official gazette, the Council …

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Global CIT 15% OECD IBCCS TAX Cyprus

Global CIT rate of min. 15%

130 countries and jurisdictions, representing more than 90% of global GDP, have agreed on 1st of July 2021 on a new two-pillar proposal to overhaul international tax regulations and ensure that multinational corporations pay their fair share of tax wherever they operate. At a turning point for the global economy, the Organization for Economic Co-operation …

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The Netherlands – Cyprus: first-ever DTT

Cyprus approved the first-time Double Tax Treaty (DTT) between Cyprus and the Netherlands on June 4, 2021, after it had been signed on June 1, 2021. The Official Gazette has published of the same on June 4, 2021. After the appropriate legal procedures are completed, the treaty will enter into force. The treaty will take …

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Cyprus Permanent Residency by Investment IBCCS TAX

New legal framework for Permanent Residency by investment in Cyprus

The Cypriot government recently announced certain amendments to the provisions of Regulation 6(2) of the Aliens and Immigration Regulations, which became effective on the 24th of March 2021, in an effort to further attract foreign investment to the island and to aid economic recovery and further economic growth. Investment criteria The applicant must make an …

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New crowdfunding & P2P lending regulations in EU

New crowdfunding & P2P lending regulations in EU

New EU Crowdfunding Regulations will apply from 10th November 2021 to providers of two key types of crowdfunding: investment-based crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending. The operations of crowdfunding platforms will be subject to pan-European rules due to Regulation (EU) 2020/1503 and Directive (EU) 2020/1504, adopted by the European Parliament in October 2020. According to the new regulations, a crowd service provider “CSP” that facilitates either investment-based …

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UBO Register in Cyprus

UBO Register in Cyprus – Intermediate System Solution

With reference to our article, we would like to inform you that the Registrar of Companies (RoC) has announced on 12 March 2021 that the electronic service for registration of beneficial owner details for companies and other legal entities is now available as from 16 March 2021. Ultimate Beneficial Owner – definition According to the …

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New contribution on all immovable property sales in Cyprus.

A mandatory contribution on Cyprus immovable property disposals was introduced through recently announced legislation, published in the Cyprus Government Gazette on the 22nd February 2021. Under the amendment, a levy of 0.4% will be imposed on the sale of real estate in the Republic. The proceeds adding towards adding towards the support of refugees and owners …

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New VAT Rules for cross-border e-Commerce

New VAT Rules for cross-border e-Commerce take effect 1 July 2021. The new rules introduce certain provisions for persons facilitating supplies of goods or services using an electronic interface such as a marketplace, platform, portal or similar means. Cross-border sales of goods and services. New rules extend the scope of the Mini One Stop Shop to a One-Stop-Shop …

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