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Tax & Regulatory

Tax & Regulatory

PIVOT's activities involve:

  • Entry strategy aligned with investment strategy and investor and asset class

  • Advice on tax efficient structure and identification of jurisdiction for offshore pooling vehicles

  • Advice on tax impact of various asset classes such as equity, derivatives, debt, bonds, etc.

  • Tax and regulatory structure for domestic pooling vehicles and setting up domestic fund vehicles for routing foreign investment into capital markets (AIF/MF)

  • Tax and regulatory arbitrage in using onshore investment subsidiaries/corporations

  • Tax and regulatory efficiency for foreign investors

  • Structures for DMA/COLO and HFT players and institutional brokerages

  • Efficiencies to minimize costs, compliance and risks for offshore asset manager

  • Setting up onshore captives for research and services and structuring contracts with offshore AMCs

  • Advice on access products or investing thru third party platforms as Multi- class/cell vehicles

  • Restructuring & cross border migration of portfolio to a different jurisdiction or parent fund

  • Managing funds from/into India and Europe – solutions under PMS/MF/Advisory/AIF

  • Advice on efficiencies in rebalancing of portfolio among various funds managed by the fund manager through block transfer and minimization of costs and market loss

  • Advice on compliance requirements and procedures

  • Advice on transfer pricing implications for the group entities providing trade execution, banking, custodians, research or advisory services to offshore fund or asset manager

  • Actively cooperate with clients and advise on approaches that potentially bring tax savings or help to manage tax risks connected with their business transaction

  • Man-years of experience in providing advice with regard to tax issues faced by Cyprus and international companies

 

Our advisors have broad, general knowledge of tax matters as well as an in-depth knowledge of taxation issues within specific business sector. Expertise in dealing with the tax aspects of a cross-border acquisition, providing advice with regard to global transfer pricing strategy or advising on hiring, remunerating, or transferring executive or specialist employees

We advise and assist clients on:

  • Corporate Statutory Compliance 

  • Establishment of Corporate Entities

  • Company Administration

  • Management accounting

  • Tax and VAT compliance

 

PIVOT's International Tax practice is part of a network of professionals who can provide meaningful advice on cross-border tax matters - Cyprus has been a full member of the European Union since 2004 and a member of the Eurozone since 2008. The strategic position of Cyprus, connecting Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa naturally make the island a hub for business and trade We advise and assist clients on:

  1. International Corporate Tax

  2. Voluntary Self Disclosure

  3. Mergers and Acquisitions

  • We provide corporate clients, both in Cyprus and India, with a range of advisory services, specially tailored to meet their needs.

  • We advise and assist clients on:

  1. Corporate & Commercial 

  2. Company Secretarial Services

  3. Competition Law and EU Law

  4. Private Client Services

  5. Intellectual Property

  6. Financial Services

  7. Capital Markets 

  • We deliver tax planning and compliance services that help enhance compliance, improve cash-flow and adopt beneficial tax treatment in various areas of specialization: banking, insurance, leasing, real estate, IT, telecommunications, media, transfer pricing, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence and restructuring of companies

  • The multidisciplinary nature of PIVOT allows us to provide broad ranging advice in respect of Securities Services, Banking and Taxation matters

  1. Improving a company's overall tax charge, utilizing the provisions in tax legislation

  2. Providing advice to those who are establishing a new business

  3. Advising on tax-efficient financing structures

  4. Tax obligations for Permanent establishments in Cyprus and abroad

  5. Corporate tax compliance 

  6. Assistance during tax inspections

  • We maintain a dialogue with relevant authorities and provide our clients with practical, forward-thinking advice based on a deep understanding of their individual tax issues

  • Our tax professionals are able to review your company’s current tax position and provide relevant advice and planning on a range of indirect taxes, including VAT, customs duties and excise taxes (such as tax audits, reorganizations and acquisitions, etc.). Furthermore, we can help your company with its administrative obligations and contacts with administrative bodies

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We offer a range of indirect tax services:

  • Devising and implementing planning strategies to help mitigate VAT liabilities and costs

  1. Providing VAT, customs duties and excise planning, as well as strategic advice on cross-border projects

  2. Advising businesses and their tax teams on the development and execution of effective indirect tax management strategies

  3. Supporting businesses through VAT compliance services including, but not limited to, assistance with the VAT registration procedure, preparation and filing of VAT and VIES (EC Sales list (VIES) returns, management of the risk of non-compliance, etc.

Cyprus is in the process of aligning its transfer pricing rules with international standards. This translates to new compliance requirements for companies established in Cyprus and increased transparency on cross-border transactionsWe help international companies plan their controlled transactions, detect transfer pricing and related tax risks as well as develop effective solutions to manage these risks. We assist our clients in drafting the necessary transfer pricing documents to be submitted to Cypriot tax authorities

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88 Markarios III Avenue 1077 Nicosia, Cyprus

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Tel: +357 996 87000 / +357 224 74802

 Email: ag@pivotcyprus.com   viraj@pivotcyprus.com

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