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Cyprus Tax


Expertise > Jurisdictional Expertise > Cyprus  > Cyprus Tax
As a leader in Cyprus tax law, Harneys provides clients with specialized expertise on a wide range of corporate, trust and financing transactions and matters.

Overview

​We regularly advise clients on the impact in Cyprus of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), a US federal law that requires American citizens to report their financial accounts held outside of the United States. As a testimony to our industry expertise in this field, we were instructed by the Ministry of Finance to draft the decree implementing the intergovernmental agreement between the U.S. and Cyprus, and have also been appointed to advise on the Guidance Notes for the Cyprus implementation of FATCA.
 
Harneys’ Tax & Regulatory Practice revolves around providing essential tax support for the most complex corporate and financing transactions. Our team knows that accurately navigating relevant tax law is crucial to the success of any financial deal, particularly those that are cross border. We have taken a lead role in advising on restructuring implications of the Russian De-offshorization Law, including the expert panel participation in the live webinar of TaxLinked on the subject. Some of our other major clients include TCS Group Holding, Credit Suisse, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and VTB Capital.
 
We regularly achieve our clients’ goals using our industry expertise in both Cyprus and other jurisdictions. The firm was newly listed in the Chambers Europe directory’s tax category as an “increasingly strong market player.”  As a client, you will benefit from the wealth of professional experience among our tax law team, who are highly regarded in the industry both within Cyprus and internationally.
 

Services

  • Specialist tax advice
  • International tax structuring and planning
  • Corporate, trust and financing transactions
  • Drafting of tax opinions
  • FATCA advice
  • Restructuring
  • Cross-border deals
  • Banking crisis advice
  • Tax and corporate counsel
  • Serving as liaison with Cyprus tax authorities
  • Family succession planning

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Tax and Regulatory

Harneys has established a full-service regulatory practice and a highly qualified and experienced regulatory team. We provide regulatory advice in relation to BVI, Cayman Islands, Cyprus and Anguilla and we are the only law firm to have regulatory...Read More

Contacts

Pavlos Aristodemou
Pavlos Aristodemou

Managing Partner
Cyprus
Aki Corsoni-Husain
Aki Corsoni-Husain

Partner
Cyprus
Emily Yiolitis
Emily Yiolitis

Partner
Cyprus
Styliani Constantinou
Styliani Constantinou

Senior Associate
Cyprus
Marina  Ioannidou
Marina Ioannidou

Associate
Cyprus
Elina  Mantrali
Elina Mantrali

Associate
Cyprus
Publications

Articles & Updates

Cyprus-Iran Double Tax Treaty to take effect 1 January 2018 
Cyprus signs Double Tax Treaty with Barbados 
MiFID II and Cyprus: Ready for 2018 
Cyprus tax residency requirements: 60 days of stay in Cyprus 
Cyprus signs double tax treaty with Luxembourg 
Country-by-country reporting: deadline approaching for Cyprus companies 

Guides

Obtaining Cypriot citizenship by investment