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Cyprus Income tax

Cyprus Tax – Social Insurance Contributions

 

SOCIAL INSURANCE CONTRIBUTIONS

Rates

Employers, employees and self-employed persons are required to contribute to the following funds:

Percentage of earnings

Fund

Employer

Employee

Self-employed

%

%

%

Social Insurance

8,3

8,3

15,6

Social cohesion fund*

2,0

Redundancy fund

1,2

Industrial Training fund

0,5

___

___

Total

12,0

8,3

15,6

Holiday fund (if not exempted) 8,0 % (The percentage varies depending on the type of activity)

*The amount contributed to social cohesion fund is calculated on the entire emoluments regardless   of the paid social insurance contribution’s maximum level of emoluments.

Notes:

• Level of emoluments subject to social insurance contributions:

Weekly

Monthly

Yearly

Weekly employees

€1.104

€57.408

Monthly employees

€4.784

€57.408

• The minimum amount of emoluments of self-employed persons on which social insurance is contributed varies depending on the nature of the activity.

 

Cyprus National Health System Contributions (effective from 1 March 2019)

 As per the recent legislation governing, amongst others, the level of contributions to the Republic’s National Health System (N.74 (I) 2017), it is provided that Cyprus nationals, as well as other qualifying employees and their employers, should contribute to the National Health System, as noted below:

Categories

Phase 1

Phase 2

From 1/3/2019 – 29/12/2020

1/3/20120 – onwards

Employees, Pensioners, unearned income

1,70%

2,65%

Employer

1,85%

2,90%

Government of Cyprus

1,65%

4,70%

Weekly employees

2,55%

4,00%

Contributions are to be applied to a maximum level of income (including interest, dividends, rental income, etc) of €180.000 per annum.

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Last update: March 2021

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