Company Incorporation Cyprus

Although Cyprus is no longer the offshore tax haven that it was before the EU came calling, it remains a dream destination for many foreign investors considering company formation. An efficient and sophisticated business environment, coupled with corporate income tax of just 12.5%, help to explain the pull.

If you’re considering how to set up a Cypriot company then please contact us for expert advice and information.

Company Formation FAQs

  • What other factors make company registration Cyprus so attractive?
  • What about political stability?
  • What are the most common types of business formation in Cyprus?
  • What are the main features of a Limited Company?
  • What are the main features of a Branch?
  • What are the main features of a Limited Liability Partnership?
  • What about offshore companies?
  • What is the regulatory environment like?
  • Are there financial incentives available?
  • How easy is it to close a Cypriot company?
  • How easy is it to recruit staff in Cyprus?
  • And what about banking facilities for those wishing to set up a Cypriot company?

Branch and Subsidiary Information

Open a Branch in Cyprus

Introduction to setting up a Cypriot branch

In Cyprus the process of establishing a branch corresponds with the Cyprus Company Act which regulates such procedures. Cyprus is concerned about its progress as an international business hub and as a result administrative procedures have been simplified, making setting up a Cyprus branch easier.

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Open a Subsidiary in Cyprus

Introduction to setting up a Cypriot subsidiary

A Cyprus subsidiary is a legal entity regulated by the Cyprus Companies Act. The country is renowned for its low tax and boasts advantages such as an extensive network of double taxation treaties, no withholding tax for non- residents, advanced telecommunications, and efficient banking facilities.

As a subsidiary is regarded as a limited liability company, its name should be unique from the parent company and decided before the incorporation process.

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