Guidelines

What benefits do residents in Cyprus enjoy?

Situated in the Eastern Mediterranean, the island of Cyprus boasts a strategic geographical location at the hub of three continents; Europe, Asia and Africa. The population of the Republic of Cyprus currently stands at approximately 850,000 with the majority residing in the four main cities: Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos.


5 common pitfalls when claiming tax back from expenses in the UK

For everyone, claiming tax back from expenses can be a careless procedure where errors can cost money, especially for small and medium businesses. This article demonstrates the five most common errors regarding tax rebates that can save individuals & businesses from undesired penalties.


Why invest in Belize?

Belize is a Central American paradise, known to attract an abundance tourists each year, due to the countries beautiful beaches, lovely eco-lodges, rich marine life and also due to the Mayan ruins that can be found in jungles. Beyond the features mentioned above, Belize also attracts investors for many reasons. In this article we will explore and summarise the most important ones.


How to submit treaty benefit applications in China using new process

China’s State Administration of Taxation (SAT) has released the SAT Announcement No. 60 that prescribes a new process for treaty benefit applications by treaty country residents.


6 most popular offshore jurisdictions & how to choose where to incorporate

This article considers the 6 most popular jurisdictions for the purpose forming a company & how to chose where to incorporate a new business venture.


An easy guide to the Cyprus tax system and its regulations

This week on our web-series Amotle is exploring the many benefits of the tax system and regulations in the jurisdiction of Cyprus!


What is the current situation with offshore tax havens?

A crucial problem in the on-going debate about tax havens is that there is no agreed definition of what the term “tax haven” actually means. Typically, the term is applied to countries or territories that offer favourable tax regimes for foreign investors. Low income or corporate tax rates are often a feature, but there are a variety of other elements, such as bank secrecy laws that are equally or more important.


Mauritius: a tax haven or just a low-tax jurisdiction?

Tax justice campaigners claim that Mauritius is a location for offshore companies to avoid taxation, but the government insist that it is just a low-tax jurisdiction. Does Mauritius fall under the term tax haven? This article will weigh up the facts and conclude the findings.


How much is the cost of living in Cyprus?

Cyprus offers an enviable combination of climate, business and culture and holds its own as one of the smallest EU member states, (with Luxembourg and Malta being the only 2 countries in the EU with a smaller population) and an adaptable free-market economy with a positive long-term outlook despite the current challenging environment.