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EY Academy of Learning & Development

  • Certifying Advance VAT knowledge for Frequent VAT Legislation Users

    Duration: 14 Hours

    CPD Units: 14 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA.

    Price: 330 +VAT

    Seminar Details:

    In light to the high demand and success of our VAT Certifying Course, EY Cyprus will be presenting this time Advanced VAT active learning Course for those professionals that apply VAT on a constant basis.

    The Educational program aims to equip with an advance VAT certification accounting officers, financial management teams, tax consultants, corporate leadership, lawyers, auditors, businessmen, public and private sector executives, and finance teams in general who handle and specialize daily in compliance and VAT obligations. As part of the continuing professional training of these officials, the training course with a focus on practical implementation and recent – upcoming updates will aim to upgrade your knowledge. The Course is appropriate for those who completed our VAT Certifying Course or have prior knowledge of basic VAT concepts

    The increase in technical complexity as well as the dynamic nature of the VAT legislation make necessary targeted training where VAT application is interactively explained, tested, and certified. The Course will be full of case studies, team Quizzes, scenarios applicable via technology and will close with a Certifying test for an enhanced experience for participants.

    Preparers/Facilitators:

    • Simos Simou - Senior Manager, Indirect Tax - Tax Transformation Technology Leader
    • Pantelis Charalambides - Senior Associate, Indirect Tax
    • Ioanna Drousioti - Associate, Indirect Tax

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  • Video-on-demand VAT Course: Certifying VAT Knowledge and Application of VAT Provisions

    Duration: 14 Hours

    CPD Units: 14 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA.

    Seminar Details:

    Further to the high-demand for our live VAT interactive online learning session on the practical application of the VAT provisions,we developed a Video on Demand for those unable to join the live session.

    The training program aims to equip Corporate Leadership and Finance teams with the necessary VAT knowledge and skills so that the correct application is followed in day to day VAT functions and VAT saving opportunities are identified and utilized.

    There is a need for leading Finance Teams to adapt their know-how on all relevant aspects of the VAT Law, including neglected contractual VAT positioning. The increase in technical complexity, the need for legal and contractual protection in all industries, and the dynamic nature of the VAT legislation make the training imperative to perform well in your function.

    During the session, VAT application will be interactively explained, tested, and certified.

    Preparers/Facilitators:

    • Simos Simou - Senior Manager, Indirect Tax - Tax Transformation Technology Leader
    • Pantelis Charalambides - Senior, Indirect Tax
    • Ioanna Drousioti - Staff, Indirect Tax

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  • Direct Tax-VAT from Audit to Assessment to Appeal: Defending your entity’s position Continuous Professional Development (4 CPD)

    Duration: 4 Hours

    CPD Units: 4 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA.

    Price: 100 +VAT

    Seminar Details:

    With Direct tax – VAT complexities growing both domestically and internationally, it is inevitable that disputes with tax authorities are unavoidable. Recognising this trend, EY Cyprus presents an interactive session titled ‘Direct Tax-VAT From Audit to Assessment to Appeal: Defending your entity’s position covering frequently seen controversy and resolution procedures around direct tax – VAT matters.

    There are several causes of controversy from requesting a refund, missing a deadline, omitting to keep records, legislation misinterpretation, erroneous returns or failure to make required submissions etc. While authorities’ audits can be expected any time, taxpayers inclusive legal and natural persons need to be aware how to react to an investigation commencement, appropriately respond to enquiries, evaluate issued assessments and determine appropriate resolution methods. 

    This seminar aims to equip inhouse professionals and service providers with a basic understanding for aspects that need to be considered while handling initially Direct tax – VAT audits and subsequently if needed addressing assessments. This program is suitable for accounting, finance, tax and legal teams and officers who handle tax and VAT matters in their organisation.

    Invoice will be circulated upon registration to be participant’s / organisation’s billing address.

    Preparers:

    • Simos Simou - Senior Manager, Indirect Tax – Controversy
    • Charalambos Palaontas - Associate Partner, Transfer Pricing
    • Panayiotis Gregoriou - Senior Manager, Direct Tax Services
    • Herodotos Hadjipavlou - Manager, Direct Tax Services

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  • Practical implementation – Update Overview of direct tax & VAT for tax, accounting, and finance executives

    Duration: 7 Hours

    CPD Units: 7 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA.

    Price: 100 +VAT

    Seminar Details:

    The economy is becoming increasingly digital and this opens up ample opportunities for innovation, investment, and the creation of new businesses. Going forward technology and its use will be one of the main drivers of sustainable growth. Cyprus seems to possess quality characteristics to attract investment and further expansion of technology initiatives among others while comprising a popular holding – financing jurisdiction.

    Having identified this need for entities to develop a digital footprint, EY Cyprus under the umbrella of the Academy Learning and Development is organizing a training course, providing insights from a Corporate/Personal Tax, VAT, Immigration and Corporate Law/GDPR Transfer Pricing angle.

    Our experts will cover the following topics: 

    • Corporate taxes for digital – holding financing companies (including IP Box, Notional Interest Deduction, Controlled Foreign Corporations, Interest Limitation rules)
    • VAT Scope in the holding - financing digital world
    • Payroll taxes/GESY/social insurance
    • Immigration update for expatriates
    • Transfer Pricing 
    • Corporate Law Updates and GDPR

    This webinar is aimed at helping your business navigate the changing tax landscape especially if you are an inhouse officer, executive handling tax – VAT – corporate law matters.

    Presenters::

    • Petros Liassides - Partner, Direct Tax
    • Olga Chervinskaya - Senior Manager, Tax Services
    • Riginos Polydefkis - Senior Manager, People Advisory Services
    • Charalambos Palaontas - Associate Partner, Transfer Pricing
    • Simos Simou - Senior Manager, Indirect Tax
    • Herodotos Hadjipavlou - Manager, Direct Tax

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  • WBL – How to Complete Cyprus Corporate Income Tax Return

    Duration: 2 Hours

    CPD Units: 2 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA

    Price: 180 +VAT

    Seminar Details:

    This course is designed to guide you through completing or reviewing the Cypriot Corporate Income Tax Return (Form T.D.4.). You will be guided throughout each section of the corporate tax return, line-by-line, so as at the end of the course you will be able to clarify various requirements and how they may impact a Company’s reporting. This web-based learning provides an easy way for learners to access, revisit, and complete the course at the comfort of their desk and own pace.

    Requirements:
    • Have a basic understanding of taxes and the right enthusiasm to learn about the completion of the tax return
    Syllabus:
    • How to complete the corporate income tax return
    • The methodology of approaching the income tax return
    • Overview of each section of the corporate tax return (Form T.D.4.)
    • Tax Due or Refund considerations
    • Frequently asked questions
    Learning Outcomes:
    • Identify each section of the tax return and its relation to the financial statements
    • Complete each field as required by the Cyprus Tax Authorities and/or as per current practice
    • Describe what each section of the tax return requires and why it should be completed
    • Understand the key concepts of the Income Tax Return process;
    • Step-by-Step analysis of the Income Tax Return form;
    • Identify the adjustments required as per the Company’s tax computation
    • Ensure that any available taxable losses are correctly utilised
    • Understand the final tax liability/refund which may arise
    Course Includes:
    • 2 hour of on-demand video
    • 2 CPD's
    • Case study examples
    • Access on Mobile and Computer
    • Certificate of completion

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    Date: 3 months subscription

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  • WBL – VAT Return form Step-by-Step Completion

    Duration: 3 Hours

    CPD Units: 3 Units – Certificate of Attendance will be provided with CPDs applicable for ICPAC, ACCA, ACA.

    Price: 180 +VAT

    Seminar Details:

    This course is designed to help professionals navigate through their VAT Return requirements. The material allows for an overview of VAT principles and how do they apply in everyday transactions through the VAT Return. This web-based learning provides an easy way for learners to access, revisit, and complete the course at the comfort of their desk, at their own pace. By the end of this course, learners will be able to understand the VAT thinking and apply through case studies an accurate VAT return completion.

    Requirements:
    • Involvement in handling of VAT Returns/invoices – even without/little knowledge of VAT the course provides practical guidance on completion.
    Syllabus:
    • Basic VAT terminology - How VAT works;
    • The methodology of approaching VAT thinking process;
    • VAT Return Analysis;
    • VAT compliance - Common Issues;
    • Case Studies based on the learning material.
    Learning Outcomes:
    • Be able to understand how the VAT system works and how its concepts can be applied in producing a VAT return computation;
    • Understand the key concepts of the VAT thinking process;
    • Evaluation of VAT Return form completion;
    • Identification of common issues faced by taxpayers prior to, during, and also post VAT registration;
    • Identification of transactions in commonly seen businesses in the Cypriot environment
    Course Includes:
    • 3 hour of on-demand video
    • 3 CPD's
    • Case study examples
    • Access on Mobile – Tablet and Computer
    • Certificate of completion

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    Date: 3 months subscription

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