The table below gives the amount of duty payable on certain documents. Any contracts relating to assets situated outside Cyprus or business matters that take place outside Cyprus are exempt from stamp duty. Transactions during reorganizations are also exempt.
|NATURE OF DOCUMENT|
|Receipt – for sums over € 4||7 cents|
|Letter of credit||€ 2|
|Letter of guarantee||€ 4|
|Bill of exchange (payable within 3 days on demand or at sight)||€ 1|
|Contracts with a fixed amount
Contracts without a fix sum
|Customer declaration document||€ 18 – 35|
|Bill of lading||€ 4|
|Charter party||€ 18|
|Power of attorney
|Certified copy of contracts and documents||€ 2|
Originally published 03 February 2021
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