Alexis Tsielepis to address the 5th Cyprus International Tax Conference

Representing the Cyprus VAT Association (CYVA), our own Alexis Tsielepis will present the latest efforts to harmonise VAT rates in the European Union at the 5th Cyprus International Tax Conference in Nicosia on 15 March 2022.

Tsielepis’ presentation, titled “Flexibility on VAT rates in the European Union: A welcome change with a sting in the tail” will be delivered in the afternoon of the full day event, which is excepted to attract senior professionals from the law, audit, accounting, corporate, banking and investment fields from all over Cyprus.

Tsielepis, Vice-Chairman of CYVA and the Managing Director of Chelco VAT Ltd, will analyse to his fellow professionals the current efforts by the EU Council to harmonize VAT rates across member states and to promote lower VAT rates for green and digital transitions and the protection of public health.

“Governments may welcome these measures albeit with a hint of hesitation, for good reasons!” Tsielepis commented, setting the tone for his presentation.

Other featured topics at the conference include tax reforms and the Cypriot reality, the EU tax perspective and forthcoming actions, the Pillar Two agreement and the implications for Cyprus, DAC6, green tax reform and Cyprus an international business centre and a technology hub.

The 5th Cyprus International Tax Conference will be held at the Hilton Nicosia Hotel and is considered one of the most important gatherings for tax professionals in Cyprus.

The latest and most critical tax developments will come under the spotlight, both at a European and international level with distinguished speakers from the private and public sectors and policymakers sharing insights on recent tax decisions and updates.

More information on the Tax Conference can be found here.