Cyprus the perfect START for International Trade and Investment

Cyprus the perfect START for International Trade and Investment

Type of Company for International Trade and Investment

  • Company Limited by shares which is subdivided into:

(i) Public companies and

(ii) Private companies which are also subdivided into:

- Exempt Private Company

- Limited Private Company

  • Company Limited by guarantee
  • The Partnerships – two general types of Partnerships:

- General Partnership

- Limited Partnership

Cyprus as a part of European Union is considered as one of the most efficient jurisdiction in terms of corporate tax – all companies are subject to a uniform tax rate of 10%, the lowest corporate tax rate in EU. Shipping Company is subject to tax at 4,25% – considered as one of the most competitive shipping center in the world. If your company is wholly foreign owned, a private company is referred to as an International Business Company. English is widely used in commercial and government sectors. There is no legally required minimum amount of issued and paid up share capital of a private limited liability company. Dividends can flow through the Cyprus company totally tax free and the company can be used to take advantage of the extensive network of double tax treaties.

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