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Call to reform the property tax system

George Strovolides, president of the Cyprus Property Owners’ Association , urged the government to reform the property tax system tax during the association’s annual general meeting.

Cyprus tax loses rose to 626 million Euros in 2009

A report by the Island’s Auditor-general, Chrystalla Georghadji, show that Cyprus lost revenues amounting to 626 million Euros in 2009.

Paphos developer gets five months behind bars

A property developer in Paphos has been sentenced to five months imprisonment for unpaid tax debts.

Tax hikes to cut budget deficit

The Cyprus Finance Ministry has proposed taxes on banks, companies, properties and basic consumer goods to plug a €150 million hole and keep the budget deficit for 2011 within the limits set by the European Union.

Is a property only worth what someone will pay for it?

An in-depth article by Charles Charalambous in the Cyprus Mail looks at the property transfer tax system and the consequences for property buyers resulting from the Land Registry re-assessing the amount tax payable using its own historical data.

Taxing meeting for Cyprus ministers

The Interior and Finance Ministers of Cyprus are meeting today to discuss the technical issues involved in implementing the recently announced proposals for reassessing the Island’s property tax rates.

Improvement in Cyprus direct tax revenues

There are signs that the Cyprus government’s efforts to avoid the island’s budget deficit exceeding 3% of its GDP, which would result in EU Supervision, are bearing fruit with Immovable Property Tax collections almost doubling during September.

Illegal tourist rentals in Cyprus

Official figures reveal that one third of all tourists arriving in Cyprus stay in unlicensed holiday accommodation. The situation is exacerbated by developers who promote their villas and apartments as being suitable for ‘buy to let’ holiday homes.

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