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Below are announcements and articles about auditing, taxation and compliance which we believe are important for our clients and readers. All information on this page is correct at the time of publication. Readers are strongly advised to seek expert advice about tax and other issues because regulations can be revised at any time by governments and international regulators.


Important Benefits For Employees With 'Cyprus Nomad Visa' Status
Σημαντικά Οφέλη Για Υπαλλήλους Με
Βίζα Διαμονής «Nomad»
Date Published: 15th May 2023

The Social Insurance Services of Cyprus recently clarified the obligations for payment of Social insurance contributions for employees who have acquired the ‘Cyprus Nomad Visa’ permit. The important benefit to note is that all employees who have this status and who do not have their usual residence in Cyprus (or Switzerland or EU/EEA member state), are completely exempt from paying the above monthly contributions. For more information about how to acquire the Cyprus Nomad Visa, please contact our office.


Changes in the Method for Payment of Direct Taxes
Αλλαγές στον Τρόπο Πληρωμής Οφειλών Άμεσης Φορολογίας

Date Published: 8th May 2023

The Cyprus Tax Department announced that from 3rd May 2023, all payments for direct taxes have to be done through the Tax Portal ( and not via the JCCSmart platform. The codes and passwords used in old system of TAXISNet will be valid in the new Tax Portal. If you need any help or advice for the above change, call us (tel 22025795) and ask for our tax adviser. Click below for the official annoucement.


New Regulations for Cyprus Permanent Residency Permits 
Date Published: 4th May 2023

The Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Republic of Cyprus announced new requirements for Applications for Permanent Residency by Investment programme (aka ‘Golden Visa’).  The new criteria will apply for applications that are submitted from 2nd May 2023 and onwards. The investment amount remains the same as before, but there are changes to financial requirements and it is not possible for parents and parents in law of the main applicant to apply.  Click button below to read full details of the changes. 


Extension of the Deadline for Submission & Payment of VAT 
Date Published: 26th April 2023

We inform our clients that the deadline for the for submission and payment of VAT via the online platform Tax For All (TFA) will be extended to 10th May 2023. 


If you would like Relikor to prepare and submit VAT for your business, please contact us the latest by 3rd May 2023.


Deadline for Employer's Tax Return (IR7)
Date Published: 3rd April 2023

We inform our clients that the deadline for electronic submission of the 2022 Employer’s Tax Return (TD7) is on 31st of May 2023. If you would like Relikor to prepare and submit on your behalf, please contact us the latest by 17th of April 2023.


Reference Rate for Notional Interest Deduction (NID)
Date Published: 18th March 2023

On 16 March 2023, the Tax Department published the yields (rates) of the 10-year government bonds as at 31.12.2022, which increased by 5%, serve as the "reference rate" for the purposes of the calculation of the Notional Interest Deduction (NID) for tax year 2023.  The Cyprus NID regulations offer a tax efficient method for Cyprus registered companies to finance their operations through new equity. 

Transfer Pricing Documentation FAQs
Date Published: 1st March 2023

Recently, th
e Cyprus Tax Department published a “Frequently Asked Questions” (FAQs) page on its website with basic guidance on the Transfer Pricing documentation rules that were introduced last year. In particular, it is clarified that Interpretive Circular 3 dated 30 June 2017 with respect to back to back financing transactions no longer applies as from 1st January 2022.  

Reporting Deadline for Deemed Dividend Distribution 
Date Published: 1st January 2023

We advise readers that there is a reporting deadline on 31st January 2023 for deemed dividend distribution (DDD) provisions of the Special Contribution for the Defence Law (SDC). 

Date Published: 1st December 2022

Please find in the link below, the important dates and deadlines for submissions and payments of all Cyprus Tax and VAT.


Date Published: 1st November 2022

Binance, a leading crypto exchange received authorization in Cyprus a few weeks ago via its local entity. Binance Cyprus Ltd, was granted registration as a Crypto Asset Services Provider (CASP) by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CYSEC). This will allow Binance to offer spot, custodian, staking, and card services, in compliance with the CYSEC AML and CTF requirements. 

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Date Published: 1st October 2022

The Deputy Ministry of Tourism of Cyprus announced that all self-catering accommodations in Cyprus that are offered for short-term rentals on online platforms such as AIRBNB, BOOKING.COM and other platforms) should meet certain mimimum standards and they have to be registered in the official Registry of the Deputy Ministry by 06/02/2023. 


Date Published: 1st September 2022

The Republic of Cyprus has an extensive list of double tax agreements which help to make the Cyprus jurisdiction an attractive domicile for companies with international trading and investments. 


Date Published: 1st August 2022 

On 7th July 7th, the Cyprus House of Parliament voted for an extension of tax incentives to attract new investments, boost entrepreneurship and support start-ups. This new regulation incorporates a generous tax deduction on research and development expenses and is effective as of 20th July. 

Date Published: 1st July 2022 

Please note the payment deadline for the first provisional tax instalment for the tax year 2022 is 31 July 2022. The obligation to pay this instalment applies to individuals with taxable income other than salaries, pensions, dividends and interest and companies with taxable income.

Date Published: 1st June 2022

Relikor is growing and has a new vacancy for Junior Accounting Assistant, click the link below for the Job Description and instructions how to apply.

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