Cyprus is a member of European Union and Eurozone. It has a very favourable tax regime for individuals and companies. It’s one of the lowest corporate taxes in Europe only 12,5%. Over 80% of the country speaks English. There is a high standard of educational institutions and healthcare facilities. Cyprus has the lowest crime rate in Europe and is the 5th safest country in the world. Cyprus is strategically located at the crossroads of three continents, Europe, Asia and Africa.