Business Tax Fundamentals February

Business Tax Fundamentals

Business taxation is extremely important but the lack of training on this subject has made most people avoid giving it the proper attention. Most leave the matter to the accountants but ultimately the person in charge will be liable regardless of his/her ignorance.


The seminar-workshop presents the procedures and computations in a simplified manner so as to enable the participant to have a good basic knowledge of business taxation after completing the seminar.

Seminar Content:

  • Basic concept of Cyprus corporate tax
  • Cyprus tax administration
  • Taxation of dividends, interest and royalty in Cyprus
  • Capital gain tax in Cyprus
  • Overview of tax deductions in Cyprus
  • Trade losses, unutilized capital allowances, Group relief and PIC
  • Taxation of Cyprus investment companies
  • Special Defence Contribution (SDC) in Cyprus
  • Taxation of restructuring, mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax avoidance and tax evasion in Cyprus
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) in Cyprus
  • Payroll Taxation in Cyprus – Social Insurance Contribution (SIC) and Social Cohesion Fund Contribution (SCFC)
  • Upcoming changes

Who should attend:

This seminar is addressed to financial controllers, accountants, tax consultants, auditors, business owners, directors, departmental managers and corporate administrators

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DATES: 15, 16 February

DURATION: 14 Hours

LOCATION: EIMF Premises, Nicosia

TIME: 09:00 – 17:15

FEES: HRDA eligible €292, non-HRDA eligible €530 (both + €100.70VAT)


Registration Form

If you need help completing the online registration form, please give us a call at 2227 4470 or email us at 

In-House Training

If you would like to discuss bringing this or another topic to your organization on an in-house basis please call us at 22274470 or email us at

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn what business taxation is.
  • To understand the fundamental laws relevant to business taxation.
  • To be familiar with the registration procedures and guidelines and reportorial requirements by the taxpayer and his trade, business and profession.
  • To be familiar with the types of taxes
  • To be aware of the possible remedies in case of tax assessment
  • To learn the fundamental of the Common Reporting Standards
  • Upcoming changes

Instructor: Kalia Panteli

Kalia has worked as a tax consultant in one of the Big four audit firms of Cyprus. She interacted with many clients world-wide and provided them with advisory services. Kalia continued her path as a lecturer in a College in Cyprus, where she was responsible for the development of the ACA route of the College. Kalia taught many courses of the ACA qualification, such as the Financial Reporting, Audit and Assurance, UK and Cyprus tax.

Kalia has developed and conducted professional training seminars on Fraud Prevention and Detection, Corporate Cyprus tax, Internal Audit, Corporate Reporting, Indirect tax, Accounting and finance, as well as a variety of business topics to corporate audiences both in Cyprus and in Middle East countries. Her training clients include some of the largest financial and commercial organizations in the Middle East as well as various governments and central banks. Kalia has also been providing technical review for the preparation of tax preparation material for the F6 module (Cyprus tax) of the ACCA. She is currently the Manager of Intelion Partners, a boutique firm focusing on management, financial, and investment firm/fund advisory and consulting.