Cyprus Holding Company

Cyprus Holding Company (CHC)

A Cyprus Holding Company does not produce goods or services but rather manages or owns the outstanding stock of other companies. This allows their owners to control more than one company across a variety of business activities whilst benefitting from the favorable tax regime.


A Cyprus Holding Company can be classed as either a private limited or public limited company. The private limited liability (LLC) entity is the most commonly used structure from a foreigner perspective. Private LLCs can be incorporated by a minimum of one individual and a maximum of 50 individuals. Each shareholder is liable for the amount invested in the company’s share capital (no minimum share capital applies to private LLCs).


Companies are considered as Cyprus residents if their management offices are based in Cyprus. Cyprus residents are subject to the standard taxation rate of 12.5% on their worldwide income. For non-resident companies, corporation tax is only applied on any income produced in Cyprus at the same 12.5% flat rate.


Loggerhead Corporate Services maintains a strong presence in Cyprus and, together with our Associates, we can assist clients with all their Cyprus company formation needs.

Cyprus Holding Company Benefits

Flat Rate of 12.5% corporate tax

Can distribute profits to non-resident shareholders completely tax free

0% Capital Gains Tax

0% Tax on profits from overseas establishments

0% Tax on dividends from overseas companies

2% Corporate Tax on revenues from IP Rights

EU member - easy to conduct business with the 28 EU member states

From its Nicosia office, Loggerhead Corporate Services will assist with the management and administration of your Cyprus Holding Company and facilitate banking account opening services. Please contact us for more information or to arrange an initial private consultation.

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