Economic Director: Mr George Panteli
A. Macroeconomic Policy Unit
B. Tax Policy Unit
The Tax Policy Unit of the Directorate is in close cooperation (where appropriate), with the tax departments:
i. Tax Department, and
ii. Customs Department
The main issues that the Directorate and the Tax Departments are cooperating refer to administrative matters and auditing, joint preparation and finalisation of tax bills, policies and related work and examinations of requests from organizations and citizens.
Management of direct and indirect taxes:
i. VAT Appeals: examination and submission notes for complaints submitted to the Minister of Finance on various tax issues, such as registration or cancellation of registration and enforcement / tax certificates , in accordance to the VAT Law.
ii. Requests for tax debts write downs : consider requests of write down of due taxes or concession gratia grant for payment of tax due.
iii. Requests from Institutions to be acknowledged as charitable institutions.
Negotiation and Promotion of Double Tax Agreements, and promotion of other agreements regulating tax relations of the Republic with third countries and Organizations:
The Tax Policy Unit, under the Directorate, is responsible for the Coordination of Double Tax Agreements’ process and is assisted by various governmental departments and other stakeholders. More specifically, the Directorate:
A list of Double Tax Agreements is published in the website of Ministry of Finance. The published texts of all Double Tax Agreements are located on the website of the Tax Department.
Telephone number: +357 22601231
Fax number: +357 22602750