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Cyprus Permanent Residence Requirements

Cyprus Investment Program

Cyprus Permanent Residence Why apply for a Cyprus Permanent Residency ? The category F 6 (2) immigration permit allows to the Non-EU national the right to reside in Cyprus. This right excempts the holders of Cyprus Permanent Residence status from immigration entry procedures – visitors visa. The family through this process can also obtain the Cyprus Permanent Residency status. Important Information: The permit is granted for an indefinite duration Holders of this Permit are not allowed to work in Cyprus It does not concern EU citizens Minor children till the age of 18 years old can be granted the permit (In cases of...

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Michalaki, Pitsillidou Law Firm Provides Legal Support in Oil and Gas Modular Refineries projects in Libya, Iran and U.A.E.

Michalaki, Pitsillidou Law Firm with its qualified team of lawyers in oil and gas continue to provide exclusive legal support to Inter-M Traders and Black Hawk Partners Inc in providing Modular Refineries in UAE, Libya and Iran. Few word about Modular Refinery :   Modular refinery can be built in 6,000 bpd modules Initial capacity will be 6,000 bpd with anticipated growth to 120,000 bpd (Can be bigger) Modular systems are currently operational World Wide Due to modular capacity, commissioning can begin within 10 months. Modular oil refinery will be delivered in 5 modular tranches.Input & Output  -120,000 bpd Annual crude processing of 36 million barrels   Output per annual Low Sulphur...

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Cyprus Permanent Residence – Simplification, Clarification and Speedy Responce

Cyprus permanent residence

The Council of Ministers with a decision taken 22nd August 2012, allows the Minister of Interior to take a decision on category F immigration permits applications (Permanent Residency) without the application having to go through the 4-member committee that has been deciding up to now, thereby speeding the process. The criteria for a fast and unilateral decision by the Minister are as follows: The applicant has to prove annual sufficient and secure income from abroad of at least €30,000= (from income, interest, rentals, dividends, pensions, etc.) plus €5.000= for any dependent member of the family. To purchase a home or...

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Become a Cypriot

Become a Cypriot According to the Cyprus laws, the non-Europeans investing in the economy of Cyprus, have the opportunity to become a Cyprus (European) resident. Our team provides a service package for the submission of investment citizenship applications. The programme requires the amount of €2mln to be invested in Cyprus for 3 years. The citizenship is granted within just 3 months! Advantages of the programme Our passport is full European. Investor and his family can freely reside, work, study, have business in any of the EU-member states. An express procedure - 3 months to be approved (the fastest in Europe). Investment minimum €2 mln...

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Register Company in Mauritius with Michalaki, Pitsillidou Law Firm

Why to register your in company in Mauritius? Mauritius has more than 3 decades of stable economic growdtth Mauritius is considered a political stable company Mauritius has an impressive track record in foreign investments It is considered the most business friendly country in Africa Skilled workforce and billingual country ( English and French ) Mauritius welcomes foreign investments OECD recognizes Mauritius as a whitelist Jurisdiction Mauritius is a member of Internation recognized bodies like IOSCO and FATF Great communications and physical infrastructure It is considered a secured investment location Recognized International Arbitration center For more information and guidance get in touch with our lawyers...

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Register your Payment Service Company with Michalaki, Pitsillidou & Co Law Firm

According to the  Payment Services Law, 2009-2010  payment services in the Republic of Cyprus may only be provided by a payment service company which has been authorized by the Central Bank of Cyprus. Authorization is granted only to legal entities which have their offices in the Republic of Cyprus. Registration of payment service companies The Central Bank of Cyprus, acting in accordance with the provisions of the article 8 of the Law, maintains a public register which includes: the names of the payment service companies to which it has authorized to offer payment services, the addresses of their branches as well as the names...

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Register Company in South Africa with Michalaki, Pitsillidou Law Firm

Why to register your in company in South Africa? South Africa has signed tax treaties with more than 60 countries South Africa is considered a natural company getway to other African countries Low barriers to direct foreign investments South Africa has low cost of business Plenty of natural resources Plenty of availability of professional workforce Excelent professional, telecommunications and physical infrastructure Link between Africa and BRICS countries. For more information and guidance get in touch with our lawyers or email iMPK Global Business Law Firm – Cyprus Lawyers, at info@impklawyers.com .Tel. +357 99345000 - Fax +357 25 660097...

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Register Company in Bulgaria with Michalaki, Pitsillidou Law Firm

Why to register your company in Bulgaria? Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, NATO and WTO Macroeconomic and financial stability Bulgaria has the most favourable tax regime in Europe: - Corporate tax - 10 % of the net profit per year; - Dividend tax 5% - only in case of real payment of dividends; - VAT - 20%. The EU internal deliveries and the export are free of VAT; - 10% personal income tax.  The Dividends are free of tax after they are shared between the shareholders and after the 5% dividend tax is paid Strategic geographical location which provides direct access...

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Inheritance Law in Cyprus

A person that has property or Assets in Cyprus is recommended to make a will in order to indicate where his possessions would be transferred in case he/she passes away. It is recommended if you own property or assets in Cyprus to request consultation from an expert in multi jurisdictional inheritance cases if you have to make a will due to the complexity of law. This article describes the basic rules of inheritance law in Cyprus and what will happen to properties and assets of a person if he has not a will. We will explain below how can this be avoided...

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Features of the Cypriot regime IP-BOX

Features of the Cypriot regime IP-BOX Currently in Cyprus there is preferential tax treatment of income derived from the use of intellectual property (IP) (IP Box). In accordance with this regime 80% of the net profit from IP usage shall be exempt from taxation. Thus, the effective rate of tax in Cyprus in the mode IP-Box is 2.5 % and applies to income from all intangible assets, objects of intellectual property without restriction. Not less positive aspect is also the lack of requirements for the development of the taxpayer intellectual property. The main tax advantages of Cyprus include the following: exemption from...

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