Create and Manage your own Business

A quick overview of key accounting and tax matters affecting your business



A high-level introduction to basic accounting principles that would allow the participants to understand key financial reports and how to best use them to monitor the performance of their business. How you can set-up your own entity: Key legal considerations of a Cyprus registered company, an overview of a company's tax and VAT obligations.


C4E 101: Series of Lectures in Innovation and Entrepreneurship – Fall 2021

Part of the CyEC2021 Acceleration Program


Speaker: Michalis StavridesPartner at Tax, Reporting and Strategy Services of PwC Cyprus

Michalis Stavrides is a Partner at Tax, Reporting and Strategy Services of PwC Cyprus, responsible for servicing local and international clients across industry groups setting their operations in Cyprus. He is currently driving the provision of finance function and payroll outsourcing services, personal taxation and general company compliance services. Having worked in London, UK with Andresen and Deloitte, Michalis returned to Cyprus and has been with PwC Cyprus since 2002. Over the 9 year period to 2011, Michalis built an extensive experience in various areas of Corporate Finance, such as company valuation, feasibility studies and business planning. Michalis was also responsible for a large number of strategy, operational effectiveness and organizational structuring projects. In 2011, Michalis moved in the area of Direct Tax and was responsible for the delivery of direct tax compliance and advisory services to local and international clients operating in Cyprus. Since 2013 he is responsible for the delivery of finance function and payroll outsourcing services to the Firm’s clients operating across industry groups. Michalis is also the Firm’s responsible Partner for supporting and promoting entrepreneurship activities and has been a jury and business mentor in various start-up competitions.

Michalis holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus.

Expertise: Accounting information, personal and corporate taxation and strategy and operational effectiveness.


When: Wednesday October 13, 18:00-19:30

Where: Room LRC012 - Learning Resource Centre "Stelios Ioannou"/ UCY Library

The lecture will be delivered live ONLY for the C4E101 enrolled students (only 60 seats available) with safe pass and online for other interested audience.

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For ONLINE attendance register here:

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  • PwC Cyprus

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