EY Cyprus named EY Indirect Tax - VAT Knowledge Champion Firm of the Year at the 2018 ΕΥ Global Indirect Tax Symposium held in Vienna, Austria - Cyprus Profile

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Articles | 11 May 2018 | EY Cyprus

EY Cyprus named EY Indirect Tax – VAT Knowledge Champion Firm of the Year at the 2018 ΕΥ Global Indirect Tax Symposium held in Vienna, Austria

EY Cyprus participated in the 2018 Global Indirect Tax Symposium, EY’s most prominent tax client event with regard to indirect tax matters. The event took place on 18-20 April 2018, in Vienna, and was attended by circa 500 multinational clients from various industries, as well as EY leading professionals.

  • EY Cyprus was named the “EY Knowledge Champion of the Year” in push to raise awareness of rapid domestic and international indirect tax changes
  • Additionally, two members of the  EY Cyprus Indirect Tax team were awarded the title Knowledge Champion Consultants for their contribution in the dissemination and enhancement of knowledge in their field

At this prestigious event, EY Cyprus was recognized amongst member firms as the EY Indirect Tax Knowledge Firm of the Year. EY Cyprus received the Knowledge Firm Award in recognition of its efforts in distributing VAT and customs-excise updates among its clients and network, via weekly tax alerts, knowledge reminders, newsletters, organization and facilitation of regular seminars through presentations and video sessions.

During the Symposium, EY Global Director of Indirect Tax, Gijbert Bulk, acknowledged the knowledge contributions of EY Cyprus and awarded Simos Simou and Oleksii Miroshnychenko the title of Knowledge Champions. The two members of the EY Cyprus Indirect Tax team had the opportunity to present the tax benefits and advantages Cyprus has to offer to investors.

Philippos Raptopoulos, Head of Tax and Legal at EY Cyprus, stated:

“The recognition granted to EY Cyprus with the Global Indirect Tax Knowledge Award is an incredible achievement and an acknowledgment of our team’s ongoing effort in not only transmitting information but also applying tax changes immediately, depending on the circumstances of our customers. This Award demonstrates our success in promptly informing our customers and our network on Indirect Taxes – VAT updates related to the Cypriot tax regime.”

According to George Liasis, Head of Indirect Taxes at EY Cyprus:

“In a world of tax transparency and continuous tax reforms we are proud to have been recognized as the most active indirect tax practice across EY globally, in disseminating knowledge both amongst clients and the wider EY network. A promise to our clients is that we will keep the momentum in raising client awareness on tax updates and offer tax solutions that are relevant and adapted to legislative amendments and principles revisions.”

EY Cyprus regularly circulates alerts on tax developments and organizes client events and training sessions, advising on all aspects of taxation in Cyprus.

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