Company Registration in Cyprus
Cyprus has been a tax heaven of the Mediterranean Sea region for many years. Although the situation has changed after joining the European Union, Cyprus is still one of the most popular EU countries for trade as well as for holdings. Cyprus keeps position of the leader of tax planning in the EU mainly due to the British legislation, business-friendly tax system, and a bunch of agreements on avoidance of double taxation. The main advantage of companies in Cyprus is multi-functionality. Whether you are trading, willing to establish a holding or managing the intellectual property, we will organize a structure that suits you best.
Cyprus remains the most attractive country for registration of trade companies in the EU. One of the lowest income taxes in the EU (12.5%), no restrictions for payments to offshore countries, possibility to use the agent schemes for reduction of the income tax up to 1.5%-2% and possibility to register for VAT number - all the aforementioned makes Cyprus one of the best countries for establishing trade companies. Cyprus is particularly attractive for import and export operations with partners from the EU countries as it is possible to apply a VAT zero rate.
Holding and royalty
If you are about to structure and organize your business, a holding company in Cyprus is the best solution for you:
- Dividends received from subsidiaries are not taxed
- The dividends are exempt from taxation, if the company is duly structured (for both private and corporate shareholders)
- There is no capital gains tax (tax does not apply on the income from increase of your company’s value).
Cyprus is one of the leaders in operations with intellectual property. Companies in Cyprus is an extremely useful instrument for sale of intellectual property rights because of the large amount of the signed agreements on avoidance of double taxation, and due to the liberal attitude of tax authorities with respect to the expenses of the company. Most of biggest IT and engineering companies have chosen Cyprus just for this very purpose.
How do I start?
Describe your project for us and we will do all the paperwork:
- We will find the optimum solution for ensuring success of your business in Cyprus.
- Ready-to-operate solutions – we will register the company, develop a business structure in accordance with your requirements and provide professional tax, accounting and legal services. We value your time and money!
Contact us now! We will gladly assist you with the formation of your business in Cyprus.