Welcome to our 5 minute tax update broadcasted monthly. The aim of our tax webcasts is to provide a brief summary of local and international tax events impacting Cyprus.

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In this Tax Webcast, we cover the following topics:

1. Local tax developments

1. 1 New tax framework for Investment Funds

1. 2 Circular 25 - Tax treatment of non-return capital contributions to companies who are not Cyprus tax residents

1. 3 Circular 26 – Tax treatment of insurance agents

1. 4 Government's decision to reduce Special Defence Contribution on interest income

1. 5 Implementation of the Government scheme for the promotion of the film industry

2. International developments

2. 1 Legislative proposal of the EU to introduce a digital tax within 2018

3. Tax treaties update

3. 1 Treaties for the avoidance of double taxation between Cyprus - Luxembourg and Cyprus – United Kingdom enter into force

4. Tax diary for October 2018

31 October 2018

  • Deadline for the electronic submission of the 2017 personal tax return by salaried individuals and individuals who do not prepare audited Financial Statements, if their gross income exceeds €19.500.
  • Payment of tax balance for the tax year 2017 through self-assessment by individuals who don't prepare Financial Statements.

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