Move to Cyprus your business transactions and benefit from an array of advantages and privileges of a stable and internationally renowned trade area. Since the 1970s, Cyprus has been enjoying a well-deserved reputation internationally as a financial and banking hub. Located strategically at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, with state-of-the-art telecommunication and transportation systems, the third biggest island of the Mediterranean is the perfect choice for international businesses. Moreover, Cyprus has been a European Union member state since 2004 and a Euro zone member state since 2008. Featuring an advantageous tax system based on residency status, in combination with low corporate tax rate and an extensive double tax treaty network, Cyprus is firmly established as one of the most attractive and reputable international business centers worldwide. Doing business with Alpha Bank Cyprus ensures working in a stable environment with a financial institution that offers access to a wide network of partners in and outside Cyprus, thanks to the support of one of the largest banking groups in Europe. Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd is a full subsidiary of Alpha Bank S.A., belongs to the Alpha Bank Group and is entering its third decade of uninterrupted presence in Cyprus. Alpha Bank Group is one of the leading groups in the financial sector in Greece with a strong presence in the Greek and International Banking market. With strong economic fundamentals, the Alpha Bank Group has long been on the move in the international arena with successful partnerships and acquisitions. Presently, apart from Greece, the Group enjoys a strong presence in Cyprus, Romania, Albania and Great Britain. Additionally, the Group maintains a wide network of correspondents with foreign and domestic institutions globally. Alpha Bank Cyprus partners every day with individuals, families and businesses and help them achieve their financial goals with products that mirror its banking values: sustainable economic, social, as well as environmental development. Its unrivalled service quality and international reach ensure that its customers will continue to receive world class service of the highest standards. Advantages of doing business in Cyprus at a glance: • European Union and Euro Zone member • Advantageous tax system based on residency status • Low corporate tax rate • Exemption of dividend income from income and corporation tax • Exemption of securities, titles and shares disposal profits from taxes • Extensive double tax treaties network • Five year carry forward of tax losses • Highly educated workforce • Advanced accounting and legal services • Favourable legal system based on English law • No exchange control restrictions • Simple company formation procedures • Excellent air transportation to and from almost everywhere in the world.