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WHY CHOOSE CYPRUS FOR BUSINESS

Cyprus’ unique geographical position creates a business link between Europe, Asia and Africa, and it gives the opportunity to any interested individuals or companies to use it as the base of their business transactions.

Incorporate a company in Cyprus

The registration of a company in Cyprus can be completed within two weeks and investors can begin their activities immediately.

The low costs of incorporation of a company and the professionalism of all engaged bodies within the process give to an international investor the best starting point to begin his business activities.

Our law firm is in position to provide ready-make companies (shelf companies) that have not conducted any activities and they do not have any liabilities. A shelf company is an alternative to incorporating a company as it takes longer time.

Ιn addition, our law firm provides its premises to be used as the registered office of companies.

Benefits that Cyprus offers to international investors

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Cyprus is located near the big European financial centers with which it is connected through direct flights.

2

Cyprus retains good relations with all European countries and also with countries of the Middle East.

3

Cyprus as a European country is considered the best link of European companies and individuals to access the profitable markets of the Middle East.

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The island’s low corporate tax regime and high standards of living have established Cyprus to be an international business center and a remarkable business base for a number of investors.

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One of the main advantages that Cyprus offers is the tax regime of 12.5% for companies, a percentage that it is considered the lowest within the European Union.

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Cyprus offers a quick and simple procedure of incorporation of a company.

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Cyprus’ full implementation of EU regulations gives the opportunity to each investor to adopt the relevant benefits that are produced from those regulations.

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Cyprus has implemented recently a scheme for naturalization of international investors in Cyprus by exception. A non-Cypriot citizen who meets the relevant criteria of the scheme may apply for the acquisition of the Cypriot citizenship through Naturalization by exception and adopt all the benefits from it.

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International investors may be granted an Immigration Permit if they satisfy the relevant criteria.

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Taxation of foreign pensions (a pension distributed from abroad for a job that was exercised abroad) in Cyprus is at the flat rate of 5%. Irrespectively of the amount of the pension, the first €3.420 are tax free.

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The island’s national language is the Greek however the majority of the population knows English.

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The island’s standards of living are high and it offers to each investor to live and manage all his business activities in a friendly, modern and healthy environment.