Knowledge base

Cyprus-Iran Double Taxation Treaty

On the 4th of August, 2015 Cyprus and Iran signed a Double Tax Treaty agreement during an official visit of the Iranian Finance Minister in Cyprus is hoped to strengthen and develop the economic relations and allow for the expansion of investment and business opportunities between Iran and Cyprus.


Amendment to the Singapore Companies Act 2014

After a recent review, changes have been made to the Singapore Companies Act 2014, which came into force on July 1st, 2015.


Applying for an extension to hold AGM & laying of accounts

As per the ACRA requirements for companies in Singapore, an Annual General Meeting (AGM) must be held once every calendar year.


Using sound trademarks as a successful marketing tool

Nowadays, the evolving technology created the urge for many businesses to find alternative and sophisticated ways to uniquely identify their commercial products or services.


Cyprus corporate and individual taxation Law draft amendments: 2015

On July 1st 2015, the President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis, has officially declared that the Cyprus taxation system needs rapid changes to increase the level of the country’s competitiveness.


Taxation of Singapore investment companies

The Singapore Tax Authority (IRAS) have special rules relating to the taxation of investment companies. An investment company is one that owns investments such as properties, shares, bonds and therefore derives income such as rental, dividend and interest.


Taxation of Rental Income in Cyprus

Income, earned by a Cyprus tax resident individual, arising from the rental of immovable property which is situated in Cyprus is taxable both under the Cyprus Income Tax and the Special Contribution Tax legislation.


ACRA announce important reforms to the Singapore Companies Act

ACRA announced that they will be making legislative changes to the Singapore Companies Act which will be taking effect in two phases; the first phase is effective from the first of July, with the second phase to be implemented in the first Quarter of 2016.