Taxation of P2P Interest Income Recently we assisted a European private investor relocating to Cyprus. As part of our pre-arrival planning, we reviewed his worldwide incomes to determine his tax position in Cyprus and his global effective tax rate. Upon review, we determined that the majority of his incomes [...]
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Changes on the taxation of intangible assets On 17 July 2020, the Cypriot House of Representatives approved a bill amending the Income Tax Law introducing changes with respect to the taxation of intangible assets. The changes relate to all types of capital-nature intangible assets, other than Intellectual Property (“IP”) [...]
Payment of final tax for 2019 We would like to remind you that the payment deadline for the final tax for the tax year 2019 for companies and self-employed individuals preparing audited financial statements is the 31st of August 2020. Payment of income tax due for 2019 The payment [...]
Payment of 1st provisional tax installment for 2020 We would like to remind you that the payment deadline for the 1st provisional tax installment for the tax year 2020 is the 31st of July 2020. The timely payment of provisional tax can be made through jccsmart.com, the card payment [...]
Amendments to the NID rules On 16 June 2020, an amending Income Tax Law (ITL) was published with respect to the Notional Interest Deduction (NID). The revised NID provisions provide increased tax benefits for Cyprus companies financing their operations through new capital and are in line with the recommendations of [...]
Extended deadlines for the submission of 2019 personal tax returns In accordance with a Decree issued on 5 June 2020, the following deadlines are extended to 30 October 2020: Electronic submission of the 2019 personal income tax return by employees and pensioners (TD1 - Employee) whose gross income exceeds [...]
Tax Incentives for Rent Reductions during 2020 On 2 June 2020, the Cypriot Income Tax Law was amended providing a tax credit to landlords (individuals or companies) so as to voluntarily reduce the rent charged to tenants. The tax credit is equal to 50% of the rent reduction voluntarily [...]
Relocation to Cyprus Finding a suitable tax friendly jurisdiction The Issue Our client, an EU citizen high net worth individual with investments and assets around the globe, was looking for a suitable EU jurisdiction to consolidate his holdings, relocate his family and become [...]
Covid19 - Cyprus Government Response Economic Support Measures to mitigate the effects of COVID19 in the Cyprus economy In the context of the measures taken by the government to support companies / businesses affected by the restrictive measures imposed to limit the spread of COVID19 (Coronavirus), the Government [...]
Disposal of IP Taking advantage of the Cypriot IP Regime The Issue A Cyprus company was the owner of valuable mobile software (IP) used by millions of users in Central Europe. The IP was owned, managed and exploited via a Cyprus company. Once [...]