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Building extensions amnesty slammed

Opposition parties have slammed the new measures to legalise formerly illegal building extensions announced by the cabinet yesterday claiming that they give favourable treatment to property developers.

Who are MPs trying to protect?

While the bun fight over the foreclosures law between the political parties continues, you really have to wonder who opposition MPs are trying to protect by delaying its implementation.

Developers oppose new property tax

Government proposals to introduce a tax on large houses and the troika proposal to accelerate foreclosures have been met with opposition from the Cyprus developers association.

Minister and opposition in row over Title Deed bills

A row between the Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis and opposition party DISY has broken out over delays in the long-awaited Title Deed bill amendments.

Protecting property investors

Giovannis Kouzalis writes about his struggle for Title Deed reform and his belief that the proposed changes to the legislation will not solve the problem unless they are made much stronger, more precise, and provide immediate solutions.

Cyprus property tax increase heading for the bin

The Cyprus government’s plans to raise an additional 80 to 100 million Euros in taxes from property owners in efforts to combat the recession may be rejected along with a proposed bill that would increase corporate tax by 1 percent.

Cyprus hotel and tourist associations oppose taxes

The Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises, STEK, and the Cyprus Hotel Association, PASYXE, are the latest groups to announce their opposition to the governments’ proposals on property tax.

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