Ms Andrea Psara

Andrea Psara

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Employing a holding company as a family investment company: how does it compare to a family trust?
Cyprus | 04 March 2021

Given the strengthening of the rules on corporate tax avoidance, individuals must consider better estate protection strategies and undertake legitimate tax and tax avoidance planning. Family trusts are deeply embedded in estate planning, but the Cyprus holding company may also be utilised as a family investment company as an alternative to a family trust. The question of which one to opt for depends on individual family circumstances, objectives and investment strategies.