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December 2023

Social Insurance Contribution Rates

As of 1st January 2024, the Social Insurance Contribution rates for each of the employer and the employee are increased by 0.5% and for self-employed individuals by 1%. The below table summarizes the contribution rates which are applicable for the tax year 2024:   % Self-employed individuals 16,6 Employee’s contribution 8,8 Employer’s contribution 8,8 Employer’s contribution to the Redundancy Fund 1,2 Employer’s contribution to the Human Resource Development Authority Fund 0,5 Employer’s contribution to the Social Cohesion Fund 2   Social Cohesion Fund An employer is liable to pay a social cohesion fund contribution of 2% on the amount of the emoluments of his employees (without any restriction as to the amount of the emoluments).   Maximum limit of emoluments As of the beginning of 2024 the below maximum amount of emoluments are applicable...

July 2023

EXTENTION FOR SUBMISSION OF 2022 PERSONAL INCOME TAX RETURN

Submission of the 2022 Personal Income Tax returns has been extended to October 2023. Specifically, a Decree (No.183/2023) was issued on 9 June 2023 in the Government Gazette which extends the deadline for the 2022 personal income tax return (Form T.D.1) as well as for the payment of the final tax due for employees, pensioners and self-employed persons (Form T.D.1 self-employed) with a turnover below €70.000 who do not have the obligation to submit audited accounts, to 2 October 2023. ACUTE ADVISORY SERVICES TEAM

June 2023

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ANNUAL LEVY 2023

We would like to bring to your attention that according to the Cyprus Company Law, Cap. 113 all Cyprus Companies are subject to an annual government levy of € 350 payable by 30.06.2023. Please proceed to settle the levy before the due date. The Registrar of Companies have given the option to pay the annual levy from JCC smart. Please find below instructions for the payment of the above levy. Please note payments are for 2023 due by 30/06/2023 Please note that the responsibility for payment remains with the client and this note is just for information purposes.   STEPS:  STEP 1 : LOG ONTO JCC PAGE or LOGIN AT LATER STAGE DEPENDING ON BROWSER. STEP 2: CHOOSE...

May 2023

Change in the method of payment of TAX – Αλλαγές στον τρόπο πληρωμής φορολογικών οφειλών Άμεσης Φορολογίας

We are informing you about the announcement of the Tax Department on the changes in the payment method of Direct Tax debts. Specifically, the announcement states that: The Department of Taxation informs that, in the context of continuous improvement of service to taxpayers, it has upgraded the payment process, which from 03/05/2023 are carried out ONLY through the Tax Portal http://taxportal.mof.gov.cy/and not directly through the JCCSmart platform. The connection to the Tax Portal is made with the same passwords for your TAXISNet login. Payments are made (a) via internet banking and (b) by credit/debit card, based on the Payment Reference Number in the Tax Portal – "Debt Status" which appears automatically when selecting the payment...

March 2023

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TFA – Extention in the submission of VAT Declarations – Παράταση στην υποβολή Δηλώσεων ΦΠΑ

Below is the link for the announcement issued by the Tax Department whereby the submission of the next 2 VAT returns is extended as follows: VAT return for the period 01/12/2022-28/02/2023 is extended to 26/04/2023 VAT return for the period 01/01/2023-31/03/2023 is extended to 26/05/2023 TFA - deadline extensions Remaining at your disposal should you have any questions. Best Regards, ACUTE ADVISORY SERVICES TEAM (Ακολουθεί κείμενο στα ελληνικά)  Ακολουθεί ο σύνδεσμος για την ανακοίνωση που εξέδωσε το Τμήμα Φορολογίας με την οποία παρατείνεται η υποβολή των επόμενων 2 δηλώσεων ΦΠΑ ως εξής: Η δήλωση ΦΠΑ για την περίοδο 01/12/2022-28/02/2023 παρατείνεται έως 26/04/2023 Η δήλωση ΦΠΑ για την περίοδο 01/01/2023-31/03/2023 παρατείνεται έως 26/05/2023 TFA - παράταση προθεσμίας Παραμένουμε στην...

TFA – Extention in the submission of VAT Declarations – Παράταση στην υποβολή Δηλώσεων ΦΠΑ

Please see below the announcement from the Tax Department regarding the Extension in the submission of Declarations – TFA. Remaining at your disposal should you have any questions. /   Ακολουθεί ανακοίνωση του Τμήματος Φορολογίας σχετικά με την Παράταση στην υποβολή Δηλώσεων – TFA: Το Τμήμα Φορολογίας ενημερώνει ότι από τις 27 Μαρτίου 2023 όλες οι φορολογικές υποχρεώσεις για σκοπούς Φ.Π.Α. θα διεκπεραιώνονται αποκλειστικά και μόνο μέσω του TAX For All - TFA. Για την διευκόλυνση των χρηστών στο μεταβατικό αυτό στάσδιο το Τμήμα Φορολογίας ανακοινώνει παράταση στην καταληκτική ημερομηνία υποβολής των Δηλώσεων Φ.Π.Α. κανονικό καθεστώς ως ακολούθως:   Φορολογική Περίοδος Αρχική Ημερομηνία Υποβολής μέχρι: Νέα Ημερομηνία Υποβολής μέχρι: 01/12/2022-28/02/2023 10 Απριλίου 2023 26 Απριλίου 2023 01/01/2023-31/03/2023 10 Μαΐου 2023 26 Μαΐου 2023 Για...
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New Tax For All (TFA) platform

VAT TAXISnet will switch off on 16 March 2023 and the VAT module of the new Tax For All (TFA) platform will switch on 27 March 2023.  In its latest update the Tax Department has confirmed the following: VAT TAXISnet will be available up to 16 March 2023. This is the last day on which you will be able to submit VAT returns, VIES returns and refund requests through TAXISnet. The VAT module of TFA will go live on 27 March 2023. As of this day, all VAT returns (including special taxi and farmers schemes), VIES returns and refund requests will be submitted only through TFA. The gap between the two dates...

January 2023

TFA-Tax For All

On behalf of the Tax Department, we inform you that the notification of taxpayers has begun in relation to the gradual implementation of TFA-Tax For All, the Unified Tax Management System, which at this initial stage ONLY affects persons who are registered in the Tax Department's register for VAT purposes. Attached: Sample of the content of the e-mail to TAXISnet VAT users, to change the access code, the sending of which has already started, Announcement posted on the website of the Tax Department to update the e-mail address Please proceed to: Changing the access code, where necessary, making it easy to remember and user-friendly since in the new TFA system you will...

Social Insurance contributions for 2023

This year the maximum insurable amount applicable for social insurance contribution purposes has been increased to €60.060 per annum. The Social Insurance Contributions for 2023 are summarized above. Note 1: Social cohesion fund is calculated on total emoluments and has no maximum level. Note 2: As from 1 January 2023, the maximum amount applicable for Social Insurance contribution purposes has increased to €60.060 p.a. from €58.080, €5.005 per month for monthly paid employees from €4.840 and €1.155 per week for weekly paid employees from €1.117. Remaining at your disposal should you have any questions. ACUTE ADVISORY SERVICES TEAM