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International Tax Planning

A major part of our practice and one which plays an important role in various transactions such as finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border operations, as well as company establishments and group structuring and restructuring, is the provision of advice in taxation matters, including international tax planning.

Recognizing the significance of providing comprehensive and efficient tax advice, the Firm’s legal team continually strives to assess the developments and amendments of the international taxation legislation in order to optimally utilize the Cyprus double taxation treaties and the existing tax advantages and tax credits in our Laws to develop the most effective tax planning opportunities for its clients.

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC has extensive expertise in advising and assisting clients in the implementation of effective tax planning structures designed to minimize tax liabilities, improve efficiency of the clients’ international cross-border activities and meet their financial and business objectives. Specifically, the Firm’s tax advisory services include:
  • International tax planning legal advice
  • Incorporation of companies in Cyprus or abroad
  • Maintenance of companies in Cyprus or abroad in accordance with local laws and regulations
  • Provision of nominal directors, nominal shareholders, secretary and registered address
  • Provision of accounting services and performance of audit through preferred providers
  • Establishment of international trusts
  • Provision of legal advice and legal representation in relation to any matter within our practice areas

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC has an established reputation as one of the leading law firms in the field of tax planning, but above all it is an internationally renowned legal practice that aims at meeting any expectations of both institutional and private equity clients.

The Firm offers continuous advice from the Cyprus law perspective on various tax matters to a number of large international law firms. To ensure the utmost satisfaction of clients, the Firm additionally maintains professional corporate and bookkeeping departments, and close associations with expert audit firms thereby allowing their clients to receive the full spectrum of services in accordance with their individual needs. Furthermore, through the association with the PageCorp Group, the Firm provides comprehensive corporate services such as the provision of company secretarial, trustee, administration, and management services to a variety of clients in Cyprus and overseas.

Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC was selected to become the sole member for Cyprus of ‘AITC’ – Association of International Tax Consultants, an Internet-based network of independent corporate and tax professionals located in financially important centers around the world. Membership of AITC is by invitation only to firms that have the highest standards of professional competence and integrity.  Through their association with AITC, Patrikios Pavlou & Associates LLC provides swift and accurate advice to clients regarding aspects of their local and international business arrangements, aimed at minimizing taxes through carefully controlled management of corporate and personal structures.

The Firm’s tax practice is recommended by the leading global legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners and by the Tax Directors Handbook, a guide to the world’s premier tax law firms; to read the recommendations, please click here.