Tax Efficient Investment Funds
Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs)
In 2014, Cyprus created an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) scheme, through European legislation and regulations and has been received with enormous success by professional and retail investors worldwide. Fund activities are regulated by The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission.
The Key benefits of AIFs are:
The main benefit of the fund, is that almost any asset can be included in the investment strategy of the AIF.
Once set up, the fund can be self-managed allowing for greater control of your fund.
The setup and operational costs are a fraction of other jurisdictions favoured by fund managers.
Cyprus AIF benefits from significant tax incentives where taxation can be as little as 2.5% to a maximum of 12.5% on your funds’ worldwide income.
Proceeds from the sale of shares and other instruments are tax exempt.
No withholding tax on income repatriation (dividends paid to fund holders).
No capital gains tax on disposal of shares/units by the holders.
Capital gains from the sale of immovable property situated outside Cyprus is tax exempt.
A wide network of Double Tax Treaties is in place with more than 60 countries.
This is a perfect vehicle for individuals, family offices and corporations to invest in all manner of industries, real estate, bonds, stocks, and shares. Within a low tax environment and long-term protection for your wealth.
Millwood Kane International is at your disposal on any such investments with the assistance of our partners and fund managers.