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TAX NEWS 02/2016

TAX NEWS 02/2016

Provisional tax 2016

Income Tax Law in Cyprus provides that every company and self-employed person submits a temporary estimate of the taxable income and the resulting tax, by 31st of July of each calendar year. There is no obligation to submit zero returns.

The declared taxable income must not be less than 75% of total taxable income for the year otherwise a 10% additional tax will be imposed.

The applicable tax rate for companies is 12,5%

Tax Info 3.2017


New Law regulating settlement of due taxes

Following our tax information 2/2017, we inform you that the Notification regarding the settlement of due taxes voted on 3 February 2017 was published in the Official Gazette.

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Tax Info 3.2016


Immovable Property Tax

On 14 July 2016, the House of Representatives voted changes to the Immovable Property Tax Law. According to the changes the immovable property tax for year 2016 is reduced to 25% of the total tax arising using the current rates and abolish the immovable property tax as from 1 January 2017.

The immovable property tax calculation will be based on the same scales as last year, on owned property or leased property in Cyprus on 1 January 2016 based on the market value of immovable property as at 1 January 1980.

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TAX INFO 5/2015

The new tax measures voted by the House of Representatives on10 December 2015 αre analysed here below.

A. Income Tax Law

1. Exchange differences

According to the amended Income Tax Law, any realized or unrealized foreign exchange difference, losses or gains will be tax neutral. In other words, FX gains will not be taxable and FX losses will not be tax deductible.