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Over 306,000 to pay Immovable Property Tax

If the Cyprus parliament passes the proposed changes to Immovable Property Tax the government expects to collect €44.4 million from more than 306,000 taxpayers, while some 65,000 taxpayers will be exempt.

Property tax reform discussions continue

Discussions on major reforms of the Cyprus property tax system continued today with Finance Minister Harris Georgiades urging MPs to pass legislation before parliament’s summer recess.

Little interest in Cyprus property auctions

The auctions by the Bank of Cyprus of ten properties valued in excess of €2.3 million got underway last week with just three of the seven plots in Paphos being sold yielding a total of €1.05 million.

Property tax reform discussions underway

Discussions on major reforms of the Cyprus property tax system designed to improve the fairness of the tax burden and to increase the efficiency of tax administration have started in Parliament.

Marina for Kiti

A marina on the southern coast of Cyprus between the villages of Kiti and Mazotos is under study and has the potential to bring large numbers of visitors from other parts of the island, as well as tourists.

Immovable Property Tax slashed

Yesterday the Council of Ministers approved a 50 per cent reduction in the Immovable Property Tax rate and put an end to the property tax collected by municipalities and communities.

First five debt relief orders

The Insolvency Service announced on Friday the issuance of the first five debt relief orders, for debts up to €25,000 following a number of applications it made to the Limassol District Court.

Bank of Cyprus to foreclose on ten properties

The Bank of Cyprus plans to foreclose on ten properties valued in excess of €2.3 million next month – six properties in Paphos on June 23 and the remaining four properties in Nicosia the following day.

Paralimni marina contract awarded

The contract for building and operating the Paralimni marina near the fishing reserve of Ayios Nikolaos and which will accommodate 300 vessels has been awarded to PMV Maritime Holdings Ltd.

Approval of primary home protection expected

The European Commission is expected to give the go ahead for the primary home protection scheme aimed at crisis-stricken households unable to maintain their loan repayments due to unemployment or drop in income.

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