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ACCOUNTING AND AUDIT

All the major international accounting firms operate in Cyprus and offer a complete range of accountancy services with qualified and experienced accountancy personnel. All Cyprus companies, according to Cyprus Company and tax Laws must keep proper accountancy books and records, file annually tax returns and prepare audited financial statement.

The accounting services offered include:

  •  book-keeping
  •  registration to the Income Tax and VAT Departments
  •  Registration to the VIES and INTRASTAT
  •  preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly annual tax and VAT returns
  •  communication with the tax office and statistical office or National Bank of Cyprus
  •  management reporting
  •  preparation of management financial statements
  •  payroll services
  •  HR and social security services

MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS IN CYPRUS AND OFFSHORE

All major accounting firms participate in a significant number of merger & acquisition transactions in Cyprus and abroad. Their expertise in this area include:

  • structuring and control of mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures
  • M&A finance
  • drafting and negotiating joint venture agreement, subscription and shareholders agreements
  • share and asset management
  • leveraged and management buyouts
  • general legal advice on corporate, regulatory, securities, competition, labour matters and enforcement matters
  • legal, financial and tax due diligence.

CROSS – BORDER TRANSACTIONS

The firms have extensive experience in cross border transactions going through Cyprus, involving entities which in most of the cases are part of wider tax planning, corporate consolidation or secured financing structures.

Their services involve:

  • review and/or drafting of the various agreements and ancillary documentation,
  • advice on a wide spectrum of issues including tax, securities, corporate and other concerns
  • drafting and/or review of joint venture agreements
  • due diligence
  • reviewing and/or setting up of corporate structures and all related matters
  • developing alternative deal structures that maximize long-term returns

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