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Cyprus has paved the pathway for many successful companies in the recent past. It has been a resource for these companies to be well established all over the globe. The geographic location of Cyprus also helps a company to be a developed one. Read the rest of this entry »
The Cyprus island is located near the cross roads of three continents Asia, Europe and Africa at the Eastern Mediterranean. The climatic conditions are pleasant with mild winters and hot summers with Mediterranean dry climate. Cyprus became independent since 1960 and it has Presidential government system. Read the rest of this entry »
Cyprus is the major resource for strong basement of a developing company. Its location is across Europe, Asia and Africa, which are the three major continents in the world. It has lots of advantages which attracts people to establish their company in it. Read the rest of this entry »
Cyprus registration formalities for a company
Cyprus has provided a great basement for many companies to be in a successful pathway. Its population consists of 770, 000, with Greek-Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots of 78% and 18% and remaining 4% of minorities. English, Greek and Turkish are the languages used by the people in Cyprus. Read the rest of this entry »
A lot of established companies, already operating in their native country will look at setting up a business or company in Cyprus. The first step to take is to register a Cyprus company. This is generally an extremely simple process, which will usually take 7-10 days. If business owners are unsure, then they should always seek professional help. Professional help could be in the form of advisory services, legal systems, accountancy, banking and insurance services and merchant services. Whilst up front costs can be an initial dent in even a healthy bank balance, the time and hassle saved by using professional services, is worth its weight in gold.
There are certain issues that need to be brought to business owners’ attention. For a start, when choosing to register a Cyprus company, owners must ensure they have the minimum starting capital which is CYP 1,000. Without the minimum amount of share capital, business owners will be unable to register a Cyprus company. Alongside the share capital requirement, all companies must ensure that they have a company Secretary. The great thing is that if business owners are using a company providing a Cyprus company formation service will often provide a company with a registered Company Secretary. These requirements give the companies some sort of formality and structure in an offshore country.
Of course, they are not the only requirements. It is a legal requirement that each individual looking to register a Cyprus Company to make sure they have a director. Of course, they do not need to be residents of Cyprus, but they should be related to the owner or company in some way. Finally, the last major requirement is shareholders. A Cyprus company needs to have a minimum of one shareholder, but can have as many as they like. Shareholders can be from any country and do not have to be related to the business or business owner in any way.
Forming a company in another country is never easy. Rules and regulations sometimes can hinder or even halt the progress of a company that is looking to trade overseas. By using professional service providers, it is likely that the proposer can have the business up and running quickly, cost effectively and with minimum hassle. Making the decision to register a Cyprus company isn’t an easy decision, but always ensure that when you have made that decision, that you seek out professional help.
Most company owners who would like to reduce their taxes would often expand their companies at other countries where there taxes are low. Apart from the reduced taxes, company owners are also able to protect their assets from their creditors. Anonymity is also provided through offshore accounts.
To register Cyprus company offshore, company owners need to choose a reliable agency which will help them to complete the registration process. There are some company owners who are thinking of registering their company anonymously in order to protect their assets. This can be possible through the help of an offshore agency. Thus, it is necessary to carefully select the agency that will do the job for you.
Anonymous registration is made possible through nominee shareholders and directors. This is usually the common method in registering an offshore company in Cyprus. Through the nominees, the company owner won’t be listed on the public register; thus, the registration for the offshore company is anonymous and the company owner can protect these assets.
In general, there are two kinds of nominee services when you register your offshore company in Cyprus. These two nominee services include the local Cypriot nominee and the foreign nominee services. When the company owner uses the foreign nominee service, it will be registered as an international business company wherein it is not subjected to tax; however, the income tax will be shouldered by the company owner and will be paid to the country where the owner resides.
On the other hand, if the company owner prefers the local Cypriot nominee, the shareholder and the directors will have to pay a regular ten percent tax. It depends on the company owner’s choice to decide if he wants a local Cypriot nominee or a foreign nominee. There are advantages and disadvantages on both nominees but it all depends on the company owner.
A good agency will guide the company owner to the registration process and will also do necessary duties in behalf of the company owner.
Choosing Cyprus as a location for an offshore company is considered a good choice because taxes in Cyprus are reduced.
Also, anonymity, full privacy, as well as asset protection is also provided to the company owners who are planning to establish their offshore company in Cyprus.
This question is something we get asked on a regular basis and it is a good question, If you already have an offshore company In any offshore jurisdiction (this also apply for a regular company) and you want to extend your company structure with more privacy, more security and have access to a wealth of banks, then an Cyprus company Formation is the right choice for you and your company.
The problem most people face while they incorporated an offshore company for instant in the Seychelles or Belize is a very limited number of banks from which they can do offshore banking and with which they can accept credit cards on their website.
How to figure out if my Offshore Company will need to incorporate in Cyprus?
Once of the questions you should ask your self is if you are satisfied with the offshore banking you have today and if it is easy to access your money, if this questions raises just one new question, then you should look into a company formation in Cyprus.
With a Cyprus company formation you will get more opportunities you will have access to more banks all across Europe and you will have a company in Cyprus which will give you 100% asset protection and privacy. For many businesses all around the world it is of benefit (many have already discovered this) to incorporate in Cyprus because of the offshore banking available. A Cyprus Company Formation is easy and only requires a little work from your side; you will need to find a utility bill in English and make a copy of your passport both is send to the Offshore Company Formation Agency which takes care of your Cyprus Company Formation. Please note! Make sure that the agent you decided to use for your company formation in Cyprus is able to open bank accounts in Cyprus for the company (business bank accounts) and if needed, can provide you with a merchant account to accept credit cards on your website. Both should be handled by 1 agency to make the process as quickly and hassle free as possible.
Many Offshore Company Formation services can’t do that even if they state they can then they in 99% of all cases fail to deliver the product!
CCLOGIC LLC is an offshore company Formation Service Agency which has specialized in the incorporation of offshore companies in Cyprus and many other offshore jurisdictions. We are an official introducer for some of the major banks in Cyprus and have a large network of Acquiring banks which provides merchant accounts to European merchants in order to accept credit card payments.
Actually it is almost possible, a Cyprus Company formation can take place with nominee shareholders and directors, those nominee services are common to use when registering a company in Cyprus, since the beneficial owner won’t be listed on the public register of companies in Cyprus.
When registering a company in Cyprus it is important to know that there are two types of nominee services, the local Cypriot nominee’s and the foreign nominees, the difference are that if a foreign nominee service is used the company can be registered as IBC (International Business Company) which is subject to cero tax, however, the beneficial owner of that company will have to pay income tax in the country of residence.
Important to know:
- A Cyprus Company Formation with Cypriot nominee shareholder and directors pay regular 10% tax.
- A Cyprus company Formation with Foreign nominee shareholder and director is subject to cero tax.
- A Cyprus Company can always open a bank account in Cyprus also if the shareholders and director are foreigners.
- With a Cyprus Company you can register anonymously and your privacy and assets are secured.
- A Cyprus Company can register a company in another offshore jurisdiction and is often in that way hused as a Holding Company.
It is important that when you register a Cyprus company that you make sure that you know exactly what the purpose is of the registration and how and where you will conduct business with the company in Cyprus. Many fail and just register the company in Cyprus without to have a business plan or a final reason for it, which makes it less attractive for the owner and often the re-registration will need to be done within a few months because of the same.
CCLOGIC LLC is a professional Offshore Company Formation service provider which has many years of experience in the company formation and which is able to help with both the company formation in Cyprus and to open a Cyprus Bank Account for the company.