Latest Treaty Updates


Treaty Update: Zimbabwe - Namibia

7/7/2017

Namibia and Zimbabwe have begun negotiations to revise their DTA.


Treaty Update: Cambodia - Hong Kong

7/7/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Cambodia and Hong Kong have initiated negotiations towards concluding a DTA.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Uruguay

29/6/2017

Ireland has newly disclosed that it has completed DTA negotiations with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: India - Portugal

29/6/2017

A DTA Protocol has been signed between India and Portugal, the Indian Government announced on June 23, 2017.


Treaty Update: Russia - Japan

9/6/2017

The Russian Government has announced that it intends to soon sign a DTA with Japan.


Treaty Update: Japan - Iceland

7/6/2017

Japan announced on May 29, 2017, that it had reached a DTA in principle with Iceland.


Treaty Update: Spain - Cape Verde

7/6/2017

Spain and Cape Verde signed a DTA on June 5, 2017.


Treaty Update: Maldives - Malaysia

25/5/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Maldives and Malaysia have begun DTA negotiations.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - San Marino

25/5/2017

Cyprus and San Marino signed a DTA Protocol on May 19, 2017.


Treaty Update: Japan - Denmark

22/5/2017

Japan announced that it had concluded DTA negotiations with Denmark on May 15.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Cyprus

22/5/2017

Barbados and Cyprus signed a DTA on May 10, 2017.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Various

15/5/2017

Brazil's Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense on May 4, 2017, approved a DTA between Brazil and Russia, and a DTA Protocol between Brazil and India.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Cyprus

15/5/2017

Luxembourg and Cyprus signed a DTA on May 8, 2017.


Treaty Update: Jordan - Thailand

15/5/2017

Jordan and Thailand agreed the text of a DTA on May 11, 2017.


Treaty Update: Italy - Barbados

11/5/2017

Italy's Chamber of Deputies approved a law to ratify the DTA with Barbados on May 2, 2017.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Thailand

5/5/2017

Bahrain and Thailand signed a DTA Protocol on April 25, 2017.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Spain

5/5/2017

Mexico's Senate on April 27, 2017, approved a DTA Protocol with Spain.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Bulgaria

4/5/2017

Pakistan and Bulgaria signed a DTA on April 26, 2017.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Kazakhstan

4/5/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Ireland and Kazakhstan signed a DTA on April 27, 2017.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Latvia

28/4/2017

Andorra and Latvia have begun negotiations on amending their DTA.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Japan

21/4/2017

The Latvia-Japan DTA entered into force on March 30, 2017.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Various

18/4/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Azerbaijan intends to soon sign DTAs with Singapore, Malaysia, Slovakia, Morocco, and Ireland.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Israel

14/4/2017

Azerbaijan's parliament on April 7, 2017, approved a DTA with Israel.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Kyrgyzstan

14/4/2017

Estonia and Kyrgzstan signed a DTA on April 10, 2017.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Kazakhstan

10/4/2017

On April 3, 2017, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Ghana

10/4/2017

On March 31, 2017, Singapore and Ghana signed a double tax agreement.


Treaty Update: India - Belgium

20/3/2017

India and Belgium signed a DTA Protocol on March 9, 2017.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Ghana

16/3/2017

Mauritius and Ghana signed a DTA on March 10, 2017.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Pakistan

16/3/2017

Switzerland and Pakistan are expected to sign a TIEA covering bank account information on March 21, 2017.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Mauritius

9/3/2017

Jersey and Mauritius signed a DTA on March 3.


Treaty Update: Singapore - India

7/3/2017

Singapore's DTA Protocol with India entered into force on February 27, 2017.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Uruguay

7/3/2017

The DTA between Singapore and Uruguay will enter into force on March 14, 2017.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - United States

7/3/2017

According to recent media reports, Vietnam will soon ratify its new DTA with the United States.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Denmark

23/2/2017

Azerbaijan and Denmark signed a DTA on February 17, 2017.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Burundi

23/2/2017

The UAE and Burundi signed a DTA on February 16, 2017.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Korea, South

22/2/2017

According to a January 24, 2017, announcement from the Hong Kong Government, the territory has signed a TIEA covering financial account information with South Korea.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Saint Kitts and Nevis

22/2/2017

The TIEA between South Africa and Saint Kitts and Nevis is to enter into force on February 18, 2017.


Treaty Update: Finland - Turkmenistan

20/2/2017

A DTA between Finland and Turkmenistan entered into force on February 10, 2017.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Saint Kitts and Nevis

16/2/2017

Portugal completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEA signed with Saint Kitts and Nevis on February 2, 2017.


Treaty Update: India - Austria

15/2/2017

India and Austria have signed a DTA Protocol, the Indian Government said on February 6, 2017.


Treaty Update: Australia - Hong Kong

6/2/2017

Hong Kong's new Financial Secretary, Paul Chan, is pushing for the completion of both a free trade agreement and a double taxation agreement with Australia.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Brunei

6/2/2017

According to preliminary media reports, the Luxembourg-Brunei DTA entered into force on January 26, 2017.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Uruguay

25/1/2017

The UK Government on January 12, 2017, confirmed the new DTA with Uruguay became effective on January 12.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Hong Kong

20/1/2017

Hong Kong and Belarus signed a new DTA on January 16, 2017.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Russia

20/1/2017

During recent negotiations, Cyprus and Russia agreed to postpone the implementation of a Protocol to their double tax agreement.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Poland

19/1/2017

A DTA and Protocol between Taiwan and Poland became effective on January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - India

19/1/2017

According to preliminary media reports, Kuwait and India signed a DTA Protocol on January 14.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - United Kingdom

16/1/2017

A Protocol to Guernsey and the UK's DTA entered into force on December 6, 2016, the UK Government confirmed on January 4.


Treaty Update: Canada - Switzerland

16/1/2017

A TIEA between Canada and Switzerland for the automatic exchange of information in tax matters came into effect on January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: India - Kazakhstan

16/1/2017

India and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol on January 6, 2017.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

13/1/2017

Switzerland's TIEAs with Belize and Grenada became effective from January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: India - Tajikistan

13/1/2017

India's Cabinet on December 14, 2016, approved a DTA Protocol with Tajikistan.


Treaty Update: India - Cyprus

9/1/2017

The revised double tax avoidance agreement between India and Cyprus will take effect from April 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Australia - Germany

9/1/2017

The provisions of the new DTA between Australia and Germany became effective on January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

6/1/2017

Switzerland's revised DTAs with Albania and Norway became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Russia - Cyprus

6/1/2017

Russia and Cyprus have agreed to delay placing into effect a Protocol to their DTA, the Cypriot Ministry of Finance confirmed on December 29.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Chile

6/1/2017

The DTA between the Czech Republic and Chile entered into force on December 21, 2016, the Czech Ministry of Finance said on December 27.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Slovenia

5/1/2017

Kazakhstan's Senate on December 29, 2016, ratified the new DTA with Slovenia.


Treaty Update: India - Singapore

5/1/2017

India and Singapore signed a DTA Protocol on December 30.


Treaty Update: China - Pakistan

19/12/2016

A third Protocol to China's double tax agreement with Pakistan was signed on December 8.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Various

15/12/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Armenia completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of DTAs with Belarus, Germany, India,and Sweden on December 13.


Treaty Update: Germany - Australia

15/12/2016

The new Germany-Australia DTA entered into force on December 7, 2016.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Liechtenstein

13/12/2016

The DTA between Liechtenstein and Andorra entered into force on November 21.


Treaty Update: Canada - Madagascar

13/12/2016

Canada and Madagascar signed a DTA on November 24.


Treaty Update: Monaco - Liechtenstein

12/12/2016

Monaco and Liechtenstein initialed a DTA on November 30, 2016.


Treaty Update: Chile - Switzerland

9/12/2016

Chile and Switzerland have signed an automatic tax information exchange agreement, the Swiss Government confirmed on December 6.


Treaty Update: Russia - Singapore

9/12/2016

A Protocol to the Russia-Singapore DTA entered into force on November 25.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - India

5/12/2016

Cyprus and India signed a DTA Protocol on November 18.


Treaty Update: Saint Kitts and Nevis - United Arab Emirates

5/12/2016

Saint Kitts and Nevis and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on November 24.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Liechtenstein

2/12/2016

The double taxation agreement between Switzerland and Liechtenstein will enter into force on December 22, 2016.


Treaty Update: Egypt - Bahrain

28/11/2016

Egyptian Parliament approved a DTA with Bahrain on November 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Oman

28/11/2016

The new DTA between Switzerland and Oman will become effective from January 1, 2017, after it entered into force on October 13.


Treaty Update: Nigeria - Singapore

28/11/2016

Nigeria's Cabinet approved the new DTA with Singapore at its meeting on November 16.


Treaty Update: India - Cyprus

23/11/2016

India and Cyprus signed a DTA Protocol on November 18.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Various

23/11/2016

New Zealand aims to conclude new or updated DTAs with Norway, China, Korea, Slovak Republic, Portugal, and Fiji, the tax agency said in its updated work plan for next year.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Laos

21/11/2016

The DTA between Laos and Singapore entered into force on November 11, 2016.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Australia

18/11/2016

Hong Kong called for the start of DTA negotiations with Australia at a meeting on November 9.


Treaty Update: India - Singapore

18/11/2016

The Indian Government said its new DTA Protocol with Singapore entered into force on October 29.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Ireland

16/11/2016

The Pakistan-Ireland DTA will be effective from January 1, 2017, according to an update from the Irish Revenue.


Treaty Update: Finland - Portugal

16/11/2016

Portugal and Finland signed a DTA on November 7.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Colombia

16/11/2016

The United Kingdom and Colombia signed a DTA on November 2, 2016.


Treaty Update: Germany - Costa Rica

16/11/2016

German's Finance Ministry on October 24 confirmed that the double tax avoidance treaty between Germany and Costa Rica will apply from January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Switzerland

11/11/2016

Latvia and Switzerland signed a DTA Protocol on November 2.


Treaty Update: India - Korea, South

11/11/2016

The India-South Korea DTA will apply from April 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Oman - Hungary

10/11/2016

Oman and Hungary signed a DTA on November 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Argentina - United Arab Emirates

10/11/2016

Argentina and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on November 3.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Switzerland

8/11/2016

Latvia and Switzerland signed a DTA Protocol on November 2.


Treaty Update: India - Korea, South

3/11/2016

The India-South Korea DTA will become effective from January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Equatorial Guinea

1/11/2016

The UAE and Equatorial Guinea signed a DTA on October 19, 2016.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Jordan

31/10/2016

Jordan and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on October 19, 2016.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Kyrgyzstan

26/10/2016

Georgia on October 13, 2016, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Kyrgyzstan.


Treaty Update: Canada - San Marino

26/10/2016

Canada intends to negotiate a DTA with San Marino, it was confirmed on October 7.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Japan

26/10/2016

Singapore and Japan have agreed to automatically exchange financial account information under the OECD's Common Reporting Standard.


Treaty Update: European Union - Monaco

26/10/2016

The European Council on October 11 agreed a deal with Monaco to automatically exchange information on financial accounts.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Singapore

25/10/2016

On October 14 South Korea signed an automatic tax information exchange deal with Singapore.


Treaty Update: Finland - Spain

25/10/2016

The introduction of a new double tax avoidance treaty between Finland and Spain will be delayed by at least one year, it was announced on October 7.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Seychelles

25/10/2016

Guernsey's DTA with the Seychelles became effective on October 6.


Treaty Update: Brunei - Kuwait

20/10/2016

Brunei and Kuwait signed a DTA Protocol on October 11, 2016.


Treaty Update: Chile - Argentina

20/10/2016

The new Chile-Argentina DTA will become effective from January 1, 2017, it was announced on October 17.


Treaty Update: Canada - San Marino

17/10/2016

The Canadian Government recently disclosed that it intends to conclude DTA negotiations with San Marino.


Treaty Update: Japan - India

12/10/2016

The Protocol to the double tax agreement between Japan and India entered into force on September 29.


Treaty Update: United States - Argentina

12/10/2016

Speaking on September 26, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew disclosed that the US and Argentina are to negotiate a comprehensive double taxation agreement.


Treaty Update: Japan - Slovenia

12/10/2016

Japan and Slovenia have signed a DTA, the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on September 30.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Hong Kong

11/10/2016

The comprehensive double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and South Korea, which was signed on July 8, 2014, went into effect on September 27, 2016.


Treaty Update: Saint Kitts and Nevis - Germany

11/10/2016

Saint Kitts and Nevis on September 19, 2016, ratified the TIEA it signed with Germany.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Serbia

7/10/2016

Kazakhstan's Senate on September 29, 2016, ratified the DTA with Serbia.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Qatar

4/10/2016

Ecuador's National Assembly on September 22, 2016, approved a DTA with Qatar.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Andorra

3/10/2016

Portugal's Council of Ministers on September 22, 2016, approved the DTA with Andorra.


Treaty Update: India - Samoa

30/9/2016

India's Cabinet on September 21, 2016, approved the DTA with Samoa.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Various

30/9/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Andorra is to begin DTA negotiations with Belgium and the Netherlands.


Treaty Update: Canada - Israel

29/9/2016

Canada and Israel signed a DTA on September 21, 2016.


Treaty Update: Saint Kitts and Nevis - Germany

29/9/2016

Saint Kitts and Nevis completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEA with Germany on September 19.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Austria

27/9/2016

Liechtenstein and Austria signed a DTA Protocol on September 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Turkmenistan

26/9/2016

The UK on September 14, 2016, published draft legislation to bring the DTA with Turkmenistan into force.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Various

26/9/2016

The Isle of Man's TIEAs with Romania and the British Virgin Islands will become effective on October 8 and 9, respectively.


Treaty Update: Cayman Islands - Isle of Man

23/9/2016

The TIEA between the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man became effective on August 26, 2016.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Chile

19/9/2016

According to a September 2 update from the Guernsey Government, the territory's TIEA with Guernsey entered into force on August 2.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Chile

16/9/2016

According to a September 9 notice from the South African Revenue Service, the DTA with Chile entered into force on August 11.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Turkmenistan

15/9/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg and Turkmenistan have agreed to begin DTA negotiations.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Australia

13/9/2016

Singapore and Australia have agreed an agreement to exchange tax information automatically under the Common Reporting Standard.


Treaty Update: Japan - Panama

12/9/2016

On August 25, 2016, Japan signed a TIEA with Panama.


Treaty Update: Australia - Germany

8/9/2016

Australia has introduced legislation to bring a new DTA with Germany into force.


Treaty Update: India - Vietnam

8/9/2016

India and Vietnam signed a DTA Protocol on September 3, 2016.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Ethiopia

6/9/2016

Singapore and Ethiopia signed on August 24 a double tax agreement.


Treaty Update: Japan - Panama

6/9/2016

On August 25, 2016, Japan and Panama signed a TIEA.


Treaty Update: India - Cyprus

6/9/2016

The Indian Cabinet on August 24 approved the signature of a double tax agreement protocol with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Ireland - United States

6/9/2016

In a August 25, 2016, consultation paper, the Irish Finance Department indicated that Ireland and the United States may amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: India - Mauritius

25/8/2016

On August 10, 2016, India completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA Protocol signed with Mauritius.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Ethiopia

25/8/2016

The DTA between Ireland and Ethiopia entered into force on August 12, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

25/8/2016

According to an August 15, 2016, update from the Irish Revenue, Ireland is currently negotiating a DTA with Oman, a new DTA with the Netherlands, and a DTA Protocol with South Africa.


Treaty Update: Costa Rica - Germany

24/8/2016

Costa Rica and Germany completed their domestic ratification procedures in respect of a DTA on August 10, 2016, to enable the treaty to become effective from January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Korea, South

24/8/2016

The Mauritian Government has announced that, on August 11, a tax information exchange agreement was signed with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Russia

16/8/2016

The DTA between Hong Kong and Russia became effective on July 29, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Malaysia

15/8/2016

Ukraine and Malaysia signed a DTA on August 4, 2016.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Chile

11/8/2016

The TIEA between Guernsey and Chile entered into force on August 2, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Malaysia

4/8/2016

Ukraine approved a draft DTA with Malaysia on August 4, 2016.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Various

3/8/2016

On July 18, 2016, Portugal completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTAs signed with Oman and Saudi Arabia.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Iceland

3/8/2016

Liechtenstein and Iceland signed a DTA on June 27, 2016.


Treaty Update: Italy - Switzerland

1/8/2016

The DTA Protocol between Italy and Switzerland entered into force on July 13, 2016.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Ireland

1/8/2016

Belgium's Council of Ministers on July 20, 2016, approved the DTA Protocol signed with Ireland.


Treaty Update: Japan - Argentina

1/8/2016

Japan and Argentina discussed beginning double tax agreement negotiations, Argentina's Foreign Affairs Ministry announced on July 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: China - Macau

28/7/2016

A third Protocol to the China-Macau double tax agreement was signed on July 19, 2016.


Treaty Update: India - Kenya

26/7/2016

India and Kenya signed a DTA on July 11, 2016.


Treaty Update: Malta - Vietnam

26/7/2016

Malta and Vietnam signed a DTA on July 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Algeria

26/7/2016

The UK-Algeria DTA entered into force on June 16, 2016, the UK Government recently announced.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Cyprus

25/7/2016

The Jersey Government on July 11, 2016, announced the signing of a DTA with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Austria - Iceland

25/7/2016

Austria and Iceland signed a DTA, Iceland's Foreign Affairs Ministry said on June 30.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Austria

19/7/2016

Ukraine and Austria have agreed to sign a new DTA, Ukraine's Ministry of Finance said on June 30, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Algeria

19/7/2016

The UK-Algeria DTA entered into force on June 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: Russia - Hong Kong

19/7/2016

On July 3, 2016, Russia ratified a DTA with Hong Kong through law No. 234-FZ.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Switzerland

14/7/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan and Switzerland are engaged in negotiations to revise their DTA.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - India

13/7/2016

Cyprus and India have concluded negotiations on a DTA.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Germany

11/7/2016

Armenia and Germany signed a DTA on June 29.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Lesotho

6/7/2016

South Africa published a notice on June 24, 2016, confirming that its DTA with Lesotho entered into force on May 27.


Treaty Update: India - Belgium

6/7/2016

India's Cabinet on June 22, 2016, approved the signing of a DTA Protocol with Belgium.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Kyrgyzstan

6/7/2016

Estonia has submitted a draft DTA with Kyrgyzstan for ministerial approval, the state broadcaster reported.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Pakistan

30/6/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Belarus Council of the Republic on June 14 ratified the DTA signed with Pakistan.


Treaty Update: Kenya - China

30/6/2016

Kenya and China are in the process of negotiating a DTA, it was announced during a bilateral meeting on June 9.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Belgium

30/6/2016

On June 24, 2016, Turkey ratified the DTA Protocol with Belgium.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Japan

29/6/2016

The Taiwan-Japan DTA signed in November 2015 entered into force on June 13.


Treaty Update: Turkmenistan - Czech Republic

27/6/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Turkmenistan has ratified its DTA with the Czech Republic.


Treaty Update: Japan - Latvia

27/6/2016

Japan and Latvia have begun DTA negotiations, the Japanese Finance Ministry said on June 21.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Turkmenistan

20/6/2016

Hungary and Turkmenistan signed a DTA on June 1.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Barbados

20/6/2016

Ghana and Barbados have signed a DTA, Barbados's inward investment agency said on June 9, 2016, noting that it is awaiting ratification.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Fiji

17/6/2016

During a meeting on June 10, 2016, New Zealand and Fiji called for the conclusion of a DTA.


Treaty Update: Turkmenistan - United Kingdom

17/6/2016

Turkmenistan and the UK have signed a DTA, it was announced on June 10, 2016.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Iran

13/6/2016

Latvia and Iran discussed the possibility of signing a DTA, at a meeting on June 2.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Turkey

13/6/2016

Kenya and Turkey intend to fast track the signing of a DTA, it was said after a meeting on June 2.


Treaty Update: Turkmenistan - Hungary

10/6/2016

Turkmenistan confirmed on July 7 that it had signed a DTA with Hungary.


Treaty Update: Singapore - France

9/6/2016

A DTA between Singapore and France entered into force on June 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Somalia

9/6/2016

Turkey and Somalia signed a DTA on June 3, 2016.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Latvia

3/6/2016

Cyprus and Latvia signed a DTA on May 24, 2016.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Cambodia

1/6/2016

Singapore and Cambodia signed a DTA on May 20, 2016.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Slovenia

1/6/2016

The Seychelles and Slovenia are negotiating a DTA, the Seychelles Government announced on May 18, 2016.


Treaty Update: Japan - Panama

26/5/2016

Japan's Ministry of Finance on May 23, 2016, announced that it had agreed a TIEA in principle with Panama.


Treaty Update: Jamaica - Mexico

26/5/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Jamaica and Mexico signed a DTA on May 18, 2016.


Treaty Update: Poland - Barbados

25/5/2016

Poland and Barbados intend to negotiate a DTA, the Barbados Government said on May 19, 2016.


Treaty Update: Kosovo - United Arab Emirates

25/5/2016

Kosovo and the United Arab Emirates have signed a DTA, Kosovo's Foreign Affairs Ministry confirmed on May 20, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Japan

25/5/2016

Ghana and Japan have decided to launch negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Bahrain

23/5/2016

Bahrain and Switzerland initialled a double tax agreement at a meeting on May 12, 2016.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

23/5/2016

Two Orders to implement Hong Kong's double tax agreements with Russia and Romania were forwarded to the territory's Parliament, as part of the domestic ratification process, on May 13, 2016.


Treaty Update: India - Singapore

23/5/2016

India's Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, has confirmed that India intends to launch negotiations to conclude a DTA Protocol with Singapore by the end of India's fiscal year end.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Mozambique

23/5/2016

Representatives from the United Arab Emirates and Mozambique have agreed to speed up negotiations towards a double tax agreement, during a Dubai Chamber trade mission to Mozambique on May 8.


Treaty Update: Uzbekistan - Finland

19/5/2016

Uzbekistan on May 16, 2016, confirmed that it has ratified the Protocol signed with Finland to amend their double tax agreement.


Treaty Update: Germany - Netherlands

19/5/2016

Germany's lower house of Parliament on May 11, 2016, approved a new DTA with the Netherlands, which would replace their existing agreement dating back to 1956.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Thailand

18/5/2016

A new DTA between Singapore and Thailand will become effective on January 1, 2017, following the completion of domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Egypt

18/5/2016

Bahrain's Cabinet on April 25, 2016, approved a draft DTA with Egypt.


Treaty Update: Zimbabwe - South Africa

28/4/2016

Zimbabwe on April 8, 2016, ratified the DTA with South Africa.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Estonia

28/4/2016

Kyrgyzstan and Estonia initialed a DTA on April 20, 2016.


Treaty Update: British Virgin Islands - Isle of Man

25/4/2016

The BVI Government announced on April 14, 2016, that it has signed a TIEA with the Isle of Man.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Latvia

25/4/2016

Hong Kong and Latvia signed a DTA on April 13, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - United Kingdom

25/4/2016

The United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom signed a DTA on April 12, 2016.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

19/4/2016

A DTA Protocol between Hong Kong and Vietnam became effective on April 1, 2016, in Hong Kong. It has been effective in Vietnam since the beginning of the year.


Treaty Update: India - Maldives

19/4/2016

India and Maldives signed a tax information exchange agreement on April 11, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Jordan

19/4/2016

The United Arab Emirates and Jordan signed a DTA on April 11, 2016.


Treaty Update: Egypt - Saudi Arabia

18/4/2016

Egypt and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on April 8, 2016.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Slovenia

18/4/2016

Morocco and Slovenia signed a DTA on April 6.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

18/4/2016

Hong Kong's DTAs with Italy, South Africa, and the United Arab Emirates became effective in Hong Kong on April 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Georgia

13/4/2016

South Korea and Georgia signed a DTA on March 31, 2016.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - France

13/4/2016

A DTA Protocol between Switzerland and France entered into force on March 30, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

13/4/2016

A DTA Protocol between Ukraine and Cyprus has been forwarded on to Ukrainian lawmakers for approval, the Government announced on March 31.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

28/3/2016

The UK and the Crown Dependencies — Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man — have agreed to revise their DTAs, according to statements from Jersey and Guernsey on March 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: Botswana - Malawi

28/3/2016

Botswana and Malawi signed a DTA on March 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Kazakhstan

28/3/2016

Belarus and Kazakhstan signed a DTA Protocol on March 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Singapore

22/3/2016

The Second Protocol to the UAE-Singapore DTA entered into force on March 16, 2016.


Treaty Update: Finland - Uzbekistan

16/3/2016

Finland and Uzbekistan signed a DTA Protocol on March 8, 2016.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Senegal

16/3/2016

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Portugal and Senegal will enter into force on March 20, 2016.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

11/3/2016

Hong Kong's new DTAs with South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Japan, and Italy will be effective for Hong Kong taxes from April 1.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Italy

11/3/2016

Kenya and Italy signed a DTA on March 3, 2016.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Samoa

10/3/2016

The New Zealand-Samoa DTA will become fully effective from April 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Uruguay

9/3/2016

The UK and Uruguay signed a DTA on March 4.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Various

9/3/2016

On March 1, 2016, in a rare update, the Vietnamese tax authority confirmed the country's recent DTAs with Mozambique, Kazakhstan, San Marino, Serbia, Uruguay, Turkey, Iran, Macedonia, Portugal, and the US are not yet effective.


Treaty Update: Nigeria - Qatar

8/3/2016

Nigeria and Qatar signed a DTA On February 28, 2016.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Czech Republic

8/3/2016

The DTA between Pakistan and the Czech Republic will become effective on July 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: European Union - Monaco

8/3/2016

The European Union and Monaco have initialed an automatic information exchange agreement.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Botswana

8/3/2016

The Ireland-Botswana DTA will become effective from January 1, 2017.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Turkey

8/3/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Ghana and Turkey completed a third round of DTA negotiations on February 19.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Thailand

25/2/2016

A DTA Protocol between Singapore and Thailand entered into force on February 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: Egypt - India

25/2/2016

According to preliminary media reports, Egypt is interested in launching negotiations towards the signing of a DTA with India.


Treaty Update: Finland - Germany

24/2/2016

Finland and Germany signed a DTA on February 19, 2016.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Rwanda

24/2/2016

A new DTA between Singapore and Rwanda entered into force on February 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Sweden

22/2/2016

Armenia and Sweden signed a DTA on February 9, 2016.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Qatar

22/2/2016

South Africa completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA with Qatar on February 11, 2016, publishing the text of the agreement in the Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

18/2/2016

Ireland has completed DTA negotiations with Azerbaijan, Kazahkstan, and Turkmenistan, and has completed discussions to sign a DTA Protocol with Mexico, with the texts to be signed soon, according to a new update from Ireland's tax authority.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Senegal

18/2/2016

Luxembourg and Senegal signed a DTA on February 10, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Argentina

10/2/2016

The UAE's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on February 6, 2016, announced the signing of a TIEA with Argentina.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Ethiopia

5/2/2016

Cyprus ratified its DTA with Ethiopia on January 18, 2016.


Treaty Update: Russia - China

5/2/2016

Russia's lower house of Parliament on January 27, 2016, approved a law to ratify the 2014 DTA with China.


Treaty Update: India - Armenia

4/2/2016

India and Armenia signed a DTA Protocol on January 27, 2016.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Samoa

3/2/2016

Concessionary rates of withholding tax in the New Zealand-Samoa double tax agreement became effective on February 1.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Turkey

29/1/2016

Qatar and Turkey initialed a DTA on January 21, 2016.


Treaty Update: Uruguay - Chile

29/1/2016

Uruguay and Chile concluded DTA negotiations on January 21, 2016.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Turkmenistan

29/1/2016

Turkey and Turkmenistan concluded a first round of DTA negotiations on January 22, 2016.


Treaty Update: Armenia - India

28/1/2016

Armenia and India signed a DTA Protocol on January 27, 2016.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Mexico

28/1/2016

The new DTA between Turkey and Mexico became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Ethiopia

25/1/2016

Cyprus and Ethiopia signed a DTA on December 30, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Russia

25/1/2016

Hong Kong and Russia signed a comprehensive DTA on January 18, 2016.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Ukraine

21/1/2016

The Czech Ministry of Finance on January 15, 2016, announced that the Protocol to the DTA with Ukraine entered into force on December 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Belarus

21/1/2016

The Indian Income Tax Department announced on January 13, 2016, that the DTA Protocol with Belarus entered into force on November 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: Canada - Taiwan

20/1/2016

Canada and Taiwan signed a DTA on January 15, 2016.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Georgia

20/1/2016

The Cyprus-Georgia DTA entered into force on January 4, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

19/1/2016

The UK's DTAs with Croatia and Bulgaria became effective for taxes withheld on source on January 1, 2016. It will become effective in the UK for corporate tax from April 1, 2016, and for income tax and capital gains on April 6, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Hong Kong

19/1/2016

The Hong Kong Government announced that the DTA with the United Arab Emirates entered into force on December 18, 2015.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Serbia

18/1/2016

Luxembourg and Serbia signed a DTA on December 15.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Croatia

18/1/2016

The UK Government is to table legislation on January 15, 2015, to bring into force the DTA signed with Croatia.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Various

18/1/2016

Protocols to Estonia's DTAs with China and Switzerland entered info force on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Pakistan

15/1/2016

Bahrain and Pakistan signed a DTA on December 22.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

15/1/2016

Ireland's new DTAs with Thailand and Ukraine became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Andorra

15/1/2016

Ukraine's Cabinet on December 30, 2015, approved a draft TIEA and authorized its signing.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Singapore

13/1/2016

The Seychelles-Singapore DTA became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Luxembourg

11/1/2016

The revised DTA between Singapore and Luxembourg entered into force on December 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Iceland

8/1/2016

The Georgia-Iceland DTA became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Germany

8/1/2016

A third Protocol to Ireland's DTA with Germany became effective on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Slovakia - United Arab Emirates

30/12/2015

Slovakia and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on December 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Gabon

27/12/2015

Saudi Arabia and Gabon have signed a DTA, the Saudi Ministry of Finance announced on December 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Japan - Germany

27/12/2015

Japan and Germany signed a DTA on December 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Japan

23/12/2015

India and Japan signed a DTA Protocol on December 11, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

23/12/2015

On December 9, 2015, legislation was forwarded to the House of Commons to ratify the UK's pending DTAs with Jersey, Guernsey, and Kosovo.


Treaty Update: Philippines - Various

22/12/2015

The Philippines Senate on December 14, 2015, approved a law to ratify DTAs with Turkey, Italy, and Germany.


Treaty Update: Spain - Finland

22/12/2015

Spain and Finland signed a DTA on December 15, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

17/12/2015

Hong Kong's TIEAs with Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, and Norway entered into force on December 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

16/12/2015

Ukraine and Cyprus have signed a new DTA that would replace their existing DTA when it expires from January 1, 2019.


Treaty Update: India - Japan

14/12/2015

India's Cabinet on December 2, 2015, approved the signing and ratification of a DTA Protocol with Japan.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Spain

11/12/2015

The Isle of Man and Spain signed a TIEA on December 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Japan

11/12/2015

The Qatar-Japan DTA will enter into force on December 30, 2015, Japan's Ministry of Finance announced.


Treaty Update: Zimbabwe - China

10/12/2015

Zimbabwe's tax authority announced the signing of a DTA with China on December 1.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Argentina

10/12/2015

The Switzerland-Argentina DTA entered into force on November 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Chile

9/12/2015

The Czech Republic and Chile signed a DTA on December 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Japan - Taiwan

7/12/2015

Japan and Taiwan signed a DTA on November 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Morocco

7/12/2015

Mauritius and Morocco signed a DTA on November 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Canada - Spain

4/12/2015

A Protocol between Canada and Spain will enter into force on December 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

4/12/2015

The Swiss Government on November 24, 2015, announced that four DTAs recently entered into force: the agreement with Cyprus on October 15; with Uzbekistan on October 14; with Estonia on October 16; and with Iceland on November 6.


Treaty Update: Canada - United Kingdom

3/12/2015

Canada and the UK have agreed to amend the arbitration provisions of their DTA in an exchange of notes.


Treaty Update: Nigeria - Korea, South

3/12/2015

The speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives has said to South Korea that the nation's lawmakers will swiftly adopt the DTA, following delays in the lower house.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Spain

2/12/2015

Guernsey and Spain signed a TIEA on November 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Brazil

2/12/2015

Switzerland and Brazil signed a TIEA on November 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Malta - Curacao

24/11/2015

Malta and Curaao have signed a DTA, the Maltese Government announced on November 18.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Various

23/11/2015

Four tax information exchange agreements, with Uruguay, Jersey, Guernsey, and the Cayman Islands, were submitted to Brazil's Congress, the Brazilian Ministry of Finance announced on November 11, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Albania

23/11/2015

The Swiss Federal Council on November 11 adopted a dispatch on a protocol to the double tax agreement with Albania.


Treaty Update: Australia - Germany

20/11/2015

Australia and Germany signed a DTA on November 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: United States - Various

20/11/2015

Seven DTAs or DTA Protocols, with Switzerland, Luxembourg, Spain, Poland, Chile, Hungary, and Japan were forwarded to the US Senate, after their approval by the Committee on Foreign Relations on November 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Norway

19/11/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Norway have signed a DTA, the Government announced on November 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Venezuela

19/11/2015

Saudi Arabia and Venezuela signed a DTA on November 11, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Sweden

13/11/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Sweden signed a TIEA on November 6, 2015.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Mexico

13/11/2015

Argentina and Mexico signed a DTA on November 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Denmark

12/11/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Denmark signed a TIEA on November 5, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Greece

11/11/2015

Barbados and Greece discussed the possibility of signing a DTA on November 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Slovakia

10/11/2015

Barbados and Slovakia signed a DTA on October 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Romania

10/11/2015

The Isle of Man signed a TIEA with Romania on November 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Germany - China

6/11/2015

Germany's upper house of Parliament approved draft law 396/15 on October 16, 2015, which would ratify the pending DTA signed with China.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Latvia

6/11/2015

Qatar ratified the pending DTA with Latvia on October 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

5/11/2015

The Swiss Government on October 28, 2015, approved a DTA with Liechtenstein and a DTA Protocol with Norway, and forwarded legislation to Parliament for its approval.


Treaty Update: Germany - Jersey

4/11/2015

Germany's upper house of Parliament approved a DTA with Jersey on October 16, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ethiopia - Switzerland

4/11/2015

The Ethiopian Government said on October 27, 2015, that the nation and Switzerland have agreed to expedite negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Cuba

30/10/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Cuba are engaged in DTA negotiations, it was confirmed on October 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Germany

30/10/2015

The Netherlands and Germany completed their domestic ratification procedures on October 20, 2015, in respect of a new DTA that will enter into force on December 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Chile

29/10/2015

Italy and Chile signed a DTA on October 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Chile - Japan

29/10/2015

Chile and Japan have agreed the wording for a new DTA, it was announced on October 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Senegal

28/10/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA with Senegal on October 24, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Macedonia

28/10/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Macedonia signed a DTA on October 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Japan - Chile

26/10/2015

Japan announced that it completed negotiations with Chile on a DTA on October 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

26/10/2015

Hong Kong issued six Orders ratifying TIEAs with the Nordic countries –Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – on October 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Italy

26/10/2015

The DTA between Hong Kong and Italy will become effective in Hong Kong for years of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2016, Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has announced.


Treaty Update: Canada - Spain

23/10/2015

A DTA Protocol between Canada and Spain will enter into force on December 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Cayman Islands

23/10/2015

Guernsey and the Cayman Islands completed the signing of a Protocol to their tax information exchange agreement on October 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

23/10/2015

The Irish tax authority has announced that Ireland's new DTAs with Ukraine and Thailand will enter into force on January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Oman

23/10/2015

The Swiss Federal Council on October 14, 2015, forwarded a dispatch on the DTA with Oman to Parliament for its approval.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Cyprus

22/10/2015

South Africa published a notice in its Official Gazette on October 16, 2015, to ratify the DTA Protocol signed with Cyprus. The Protocol entered into force on September 18.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Sudan

22/10/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Mauritius has newly indicated that it is negotiating a DTA with North Sudan.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - China

22/10/2015

Hong Kong issued an Order to ratify the DTA signed with Mainland China on October 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Sweden - Saudi Arabia

22/10/2015

Sweden and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on October 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Various

14/10/2015

India's Government announced on October 7, 2015, that the Cabinet had approved DTA Protocols with Israel and Vietnam.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Denmark

14/10/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the United Arab Emirates and Denmark have agreed to begin DTA negotiations.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Luxembourg

9/10/2015

Ukraine's Deputy Minister for Finance, Olena Makeeva, on September 22, 2015, confirmed the initialing of a DTA Protocol with Luxembourg.


Treaty Update: Cameroon - Vietnam

8/10/2015

Cameroon and Vietnam indicated on September 27, 2015, that they are to negotiate a DTA.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Cayman Islands

8/10/2015

The Isle of Man and the Cayman Islands on September 22, 2015, completed the signing of a TIEA, after its signature earlier in the Cayman Islands on September 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Vietnam

7/10/2015

Estonia and Vietnam signed a DTA on September 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Korea, South

7/10/2015

Guernsey and South Korea signed a TIEA on September 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Curacao

6/10/2015

Both houses of the Netherlands's Parliament have now approved new DTA arrangements with Curacao, after the upper house's approval of the deal on September 29.


Treaty Update: San Marino - Latvia

6/10/2015

San Marino and Latvia are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA, it was confirmed following a bilateral meeting on September 25.


Treaty Update: Spain - Uzbekistan

5/10/2015

Spain on September 10, 2015, ratified the DTA it signed with Uzbekistan, publishing a notice in its September 10 edition of the Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Latvia

5/10/2015

Georgia and Latvia signed a TIEA on September 29, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Rwanda

2/10/2015

Jersey ratified its DTA with Rwanda on September 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Andorra

2/10/2015

Italy and Andorra signed a TIEA on September 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Portugal

1/10/2015

Andorra and Portugal signed a DTA on September 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Estonia

1/10/2015

Vietnam and Estonia have signed a DTA, Vietnam's Foreign Ministry confirmed on September 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Australia - Israel

30/9/2015

The Australian Government announced on September 17, 2015, that it intends to launch DTA negotiations with Israel.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Australia

30/9/2015

Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration, Carrie Lam, called for the conclusion of a DTA between Hong Kong and Australia during a recent event on September 18, 2015.


Treaty Update: Sweden - United Kingdom

25/9/2015

The Swedish Government forwarded a new DTA with the United Kingdom to Parliament for its approval on September 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Spain - Belgium

25/9/2015

Spain's Council of Ministers on September 11, 2015, approved a law to ratify a Protocol to the 1995 DTA with Belgium.


Treaty Update: Iran - Iraq

24/9/2015

Iran and Iraq on September 6 signed a DTA.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Various

24/9/2015

Andorra indicated its desire to negotiate DTAs with Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia at recent meetings, the Government said on September 16, 2015.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Gabon

23/9/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Saudi Arabia's Council of Ministers approved the signing of a DTA with Gabon.


Treaty Update: Cape Verde - Guinea-Bissau

23/9/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Cape Verde's Government has approved the text of a DTA with Guinea-Bissau.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - San Marino

21/9/2015

Azerbaijan and San Marino signed a DTA on September 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Norway

21/9/2015

Switzerland signed a DTA Protocol with Norway on September 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Curacao

18/9/2015

According to preliminary media reports, an agreement providing for new double tax avoidance arrangements was approved by the Dutch lower house of parliament on September 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Spain

18/9/2015

Qatar and Spain signed a DTA on September 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cook Islands - Belgium

17/9/2015

On September 8, 2015, the Cook Islands Government confirmed that on August 21 a TIEA was signed with Belgium.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - British Virgin Islands

17/9/2015

A Protocol to the TIEA between Guernsey and the British Virgin Islands entered into force on September 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Albania

17/9/2015

Switzerland signed a DTA Protocol with Albania on September 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Seychelles

4/9/2015

India and Seychelles signed a TIEA on August 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Ukraine

4/9/2015

Ireland's new DTA with Ukraine entered into force on August 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Various

3/9/2015

Italy has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEAs signed with Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Monaco, following Cabinet's approval of the deals on August 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - China

3/9/2015

Taiwan and China signed a DTA on August 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Italy

2/9/2015

Barbados and Italy signed a DTA on August 24, 2015.


Treaty Update: Panama - Belgium

2/9/2015

Panama and Belgium agreed to resume negotiations towards a DTA at a meeting on August 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Moldova - Romania

2/9/2015

Moldova's state news agency said on August 26, 2015, that the nation will negotiate a DTA with Romania.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Turkey

26/8/2015

A DTA between Mexico and Turkey entered into force on July 23, 2015, and will be effective from January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Bangladesh - South Africa

26/8/2015

Bangladesh and South Africa have committed to continuing negotiations towards a double tax agreement, the Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on August 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: Turkmenistan - Korea, South

26/8/2015

According to preliminary reports, Turkmenistan's Parliament has approved legislation to ratify the DTA signed with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Korea, South

21/8/2015

Legislation was tabled before Jersey's parliament on August 12, 2015, to ratify the DTA with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Saint Kitts and Nevis

21/8/2015

Ireland and Saint Kitts and Nevis signed a TIEA on July 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

21/8/2015

Legislation was tabled before Jersey's parliament on August 11, 2015, that would ratify the territory's DTAs with Rwanda and Seychelles.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Italy

20/8/2015

The DTA between Hong Kong and Italy entered into force on August 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Belize

20/8/2015

Switzerland and Belize signed a TIEA on August 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Uruguay

20/8/2015

South Africa and Uruguay signed a DTA on August 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Zambia

19/8/2015

The UK Government has recently confirmed that the new DTA with Zambia entered into force on July 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Italy

19/8/2015

The Barbados Government said on August 10, 2015, that it expects to soon sign a DTA with Italy.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Cyprus

19/8/2015

The Barbados Government has announced that it will soon begin DTA negotiations with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Turkmenistan

17/8/2015

According to a recent update from the Irish revenue authority, Ireland and Turkmenistan will soon sign a DTA after concluding DTA negotiations.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Brazil

17/8/2015

South Africa and Brazil signed a DTA Protocol on July 31, 2015.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Spain

17/8/2015

The Luxembourg Government published a notice on July 21, 2015, stating that the DTA between Luxembourg and Spain has been revised on the basis of an earlier exchange of notes.


Treaty Update: Japan - United Kingdom

14/8/2015

Through an exchange of notes on July 22, 2015, Japan and the United Kingdom agreed that their DTA will become effective from April 1, 2016, in both the UK and Japan, and from April 6, 2016, for UK income tax or capital gains.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Uruguay

14/8/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the United Arab Emirates on July 23, 2015, completed its ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: Iraq - Qatar

14/8/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Iraq's Council of Ministers approved the negotiation and signing of a draft DTA with Qatar on July 21.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Brazil

13/8/2015

The UK Government has tabled the International Tax Enforcement (Brazil) Order 2015, which would bring the TIEA signed with Brazil into effect.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Zimbabwe

13/8/2015

South Africa and Zimbabwe signed a new DTA to replace their 1965 agreement on August 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Indonesia

13/8/2015

The Netherlands and Indonesia signed a DTA Protocol on July 30, 2015.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Vietnam

6/8/2015

Representatives from Brazil agreed to launch DTA negotiations with Vietnam, during a visit to Vietnam on July 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Iran

6/8/2015

Cyprus and Iran signed a DTA on August 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - South Africa

31/7/2015

According to a July 21 update from the South African Revenue Service, Hong Kong has newly ratified the DTA the territory signed with South Africa.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Korea, South

31/7/2015

Jersey and South Korea signed a TIEA on July 21, 2015.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Saudi Arabia

31/7/2015

Kyrgyzstan has ratified the DTA signed with Saudi Arabia, the President's website said on July 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Netherlands

30/7/2015

Kenya and the Netherlands signed a DTA on July 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Uruguay

30/7/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the United Arab Emirates has ratified the DTA signed with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Korea, South

30/7/2015

During a recent meeting by the Korean Ambassador-Designate to Barbados, Doo-Young Lee, Barbados expressed an interest in launching DTA negotiations with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Ireland

28/7/2015

Ukraine's Parliament on July 15, 2015, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Ireland.


Treaty Update: Japan - Germany

27/7/2015

Japan's Ministry of Finance on July 16, 2015, announced that it has agreed a DTA in principle with Germany.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Germany

27/7/2015

The Netherlands and Germany on July 14, 2015, signed a TIEA that covers tax rulings and advance pricing agreements.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Brunei

27/7/2015

Luxembourg and Brunei signed a DTA on July 14, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

24/7/2015

The UK has recently released draft legislation to ratify DTAs signed with Algeria, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Senegal, and Sweden.


Treaty Update: Poland - Ethiopia

24/7/2015

Poland and Ethiopia signed a DTA on July 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Oman - Switzerland

24/7/2015

Oman has ratified the DTA signed with Switzerland, it was announced on July 14, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Liechtenstein

20/7/2015

Switzerland and Liechtenstein signed a DTA and an accompanying Protocol on July 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Andorra

20/7/2015

The Czech Government has visited Andorra to express interest in signing a DTA, the Andorra Government disclosed on July 3.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Samoa

17/7/2015

New Zealand signed a DTA with Samoa on July 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: United States - Vietnam

17/7/2015

The United States and Vietnam signed a DTA on July 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: France - Various

16/7/2015

France's National Assembly on July 1, 2015, approved two bills (No. 2924 and No. 2925) endorsing the DTAs signed with Luxembourg and Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Italy - Hong Kong

16/7/2015

Italy has ratified the DTA signed with Hong Kong, publishing law no. 96 in its Official Gazette on July 7, 2015. The law became effective on July 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Japan

10/7/2015

Hong Kong and Japan completed the exchange of instruments of ratification on July 6, 2015, bringing the DTA into force.


Treaty Update: San Marino - United States

10/7/2015

San Marino and the United States are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA, the San Marino Government said on June 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Canada - New Zealand

9/7/2015

A new DTA between Canada and New Zealand entered into force on June 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Oman - Portugal

9/7/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Oman on July 2, 2015, ratified the DTA signed with Portugal.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Macedonia

8/7/2015

Hong Kong and Macedonia completed a first round of DTA negotiations on June 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Rwanda

8/7/2015

Jersey and Rwanda signed a DTA on June 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Gambia - Various

6/7/2015

Gambia's Parliament on June 23, 2015, approved legislation to ratify DTAs With Turkey and Qatar.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - India

6/7/2015

Mauritius and India held two days of meetings, concluding on June 30, 2015, on a draft Protocol put forward by Mauritius to amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: India - Thailand

6/7/2015

India and Thailand signed a DTA on June 29, 2015.


Treaty Update: Andorra - France

1/7/2015

The DTA signed between Andorra and France entered into force on July 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Various

1/7/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg has forwarded legislation to parliament that would give effect to DTAs with Andorra, Croatia, Estonia, and Singapore, and amend DTAs with France, Ireland, Lithuania, Mauritius, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Denmark

1/7/2015

Armenia and Denmark completed a four-day first round of negotiations towards a DTA on June 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Italy

29/6/2015

Andorra's Cabinet on June 17, 2015, approved the signing of a TIEA with Italy.


Treaty Update: Gibraltar - Guernsey

29/6/2015

Gibraltar on June 4, 2015, ratified the TIEA signed with Guernsey, publishing a notification in its Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Iran - Hungary

26/6/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Iran and Hungary completed a first round of DTA negotiations on June 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Canada - Cook Islands

26/6/2015

Canada and the Cook Islands signed a TIEA on June 15, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Mauritius

25/6/2015

South Africa completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA with Mauritius on June 17, 2015, publishing a notification in its Official Gazette. The DTA entered into force on May 28, 2015, and it will be effective from January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Zambia - Netherlands

25/6/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Zambia's Cabinet approved the signature of a DTA with the Netherlands.


Treaty Update: Australia - Germany

25/6/2015

Australia and Germany are to negotiate a new DTA, the Australian Government announced on June 16.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Uganda

23/6/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Uganda signed a DTA on June 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Various

23/6/2015

According to a June 8 update from the South African Revenue Service, South Africa's TIEAs with Belize and Liechtenstein entered into force on May 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Thailand

22/6/2015

Singapore and Thailand signed a DTA on June 11, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Turks and Caicos Islands

22/6/2015

According to a June 8 update from the South African Revenue Service, South Africa signed a TIEA with the Turks and Caicos Islands on May 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Andorra

19/6/2015

Liechtenstein and Andorra initialed a DTA on June 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Nigeria

19/6/2015

Taiwan and Nigeria have expressed interest in negotiations towards a DTA, Nigerian state media reported on June 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: Turks and Caicos Islands - South Africa

11/6/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the Turks and Caicos Islands signed a TIEA with South Africa on May 27, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Kosovo

10/6/2015

The United Kingdom and Kosovo on June 4, 2015, signed a DTA.


Treaty Update: China - Chile

9/6/2015

China signed a DTA with Chile on May 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Grenada

9/6/2015

Switzerland and Grenada signed a TIEA on May 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Korea, South

9/6/2015

India's Cabinet on May 6, 2015, approved the pending DTA with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

8/6/2015

Hong Kong gazetted two orders on May 15, 2015, to give force to the comprehensive DTAs signed with South Africa and the United Arab Emirates. They were tabled before the Legislative Council on May 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Japan

8/6/2015

Hong Kong gazetted an Order on May 15, 2015, to ratify the TIEA signed with Japan.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - United Arab Emirates

8/6/2015

The United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates committed to continuing DTA negotiations at a meeting on May 14, 2015.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Various

5/6/2015

Georgia signed DTAs with Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Cyprus on May 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Kenya

5/6/2015

Qatar completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA with Kenya.


Treaty Update: India - Mongolia

5/6/2015

India and Mongolia initialed a DTA during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to Mongolia, which began on May 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Saudi Arabia

5/6/2015

Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia held a third round of DTA negotiations on May 12-14, 2015.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Slovakia

5/6/2015

Armenia and Slovakia signed a DTA on May 15, 2015, Armenia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Turkmenistan - Austria

5/6/2015

The Government of Turkmenistan on May 12, 2015, confirmed the recent signature of a DTA with Austria.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Monaco

4/6/2015

Guernsey's DTA with Monaco entered into force on May 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: China - Russia

4/6/2015

China and Russia signed a DTA on May 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Germany - Jersey

4/6/2015

Germany and Jersey signed a DTA on May 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Portugal

4/6/2015

Bahrain and Portugal signed a DTA on May 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Colombia - Czech Republic

4/6/2015

The DTA between Colombia and the Czech Republic will become effective from January 1, 2016, the Czech Ministry of Finance confirmed on May 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Malaysia - Slovakia

3/6/2015

Malaysia and Slovakia signed a DTA on May 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Philippines - Various

3/6/2015

The Philippines' pending DTA with Germany and a Protocol with Italy were discussed at the May 20, 2015, subcommittee meeting of the Philippines' Committee of Foreign Affairs, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Various

3/6/2015

Reports concerning South Africa's pending DTAs With Lesotho, Cameroon, and Qatar, and a Protocol with Cyprus, were tabled before South Africa's Parliament on May 12, 2015, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Guinea-Bissau

3/6/2015

Morocco and Guinea-Bissau signed a DTA on May 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Austria

3/6/2015

Belarus's House of Representatives on May 6, 2015, endorsed legislation to ratify the DTA with Austria, the state news agency reported.


Treaty Update: Andorra - United Arab Emirates

8/5/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Andorra and the United Arab Emirates are engaged in DTA negotiations.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Pakistan

8/5/2015

Ireland's tax authority has confirmed that a new DTA was signed with Pakistan on April 16, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Gibraltar

7/5/2015

Guernsey and Gibraltar completed the signing of a Protocol to their TIEA on April 6, 2015.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Korea, South

7/5/2015

Brazil and South Korea signed a DTA Protocol on April 24, 2015.


Treaty Update: Iran - Czech Republic

7/5/2015

Iran and the Czech Republic signed a DTA on April 30, 2015.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Canada

6/5/2015

Taiwan and Canada are expected to soon sign a DTA, after recent talks on May 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Monaco

6/5/2015

Guernsey's DTA with Monaco will enter into force on May 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: Australia - Israel

6/5/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Australia is seeking to launch negotiations with Israel towards the conclusion of a DTA.


Treaty Update: Chile - Argentina

4/5/2015

Chile and Argentina have signed a DTA, the Chilean Ministry of Finance confirmed on April 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Belarus

4/5/2015

Georgia and Belarus signed a DTA on April 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jordan - Saudi Arabia

4/5/2015

Jordan and Saudi Arabia completed DTA negotiations on April 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Ecuador

27/4/2015

Qatar on April 14, 2015, ratified the pending DTA it signed with Ecuador.


Treaty Update: Mexico - United States

27/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the Protocol amending Mexico's DTA with the United States entered into force on April 16, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Ethiopia

27/4/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia signed a DTA on April 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Canada

22/4/2015

New Zealand on April 13, 2015, enacted legislation to ratify the pending DTA and two accompanying Protocols with Canada.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Monaco

22/4/2015

The DTA signed between Guernsey and Monaco will enter into force on May 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Japan

22/4/2015

New Zealand on April 13, 2015, enacted legislation to terminate the 1963 DTA with Japan, effective from April 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Malawi

22/4/2015

The Netherlands and Malawi have signed a DTA, the Dutch Ministry of Finance announced on April 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Ethiopia

20/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Singapore has expressed interest in launching DTA negotiations with Ethiopia.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Marshall Islands

17/4/2015

New Zealand's TIEA with the Marshall Islands entered into force on April 9, 2015.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Saudi Arabia

17/4/2015

Portugal and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on April 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Guernsey

16/4/2015

The Seychelles has adopted legislation ratifying the DTA signed with Guernsey.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Guatemala

16/4/2015

Mexico and Guatemala signed a DTA on March 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Ethiopia

16/4/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Ethiopia signed a DTA on April 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Iraq - Kuwait

16/4/2015

Iraq's Cabinet has approved the launch of negotiations towards a DTA with Kuwait, according to a statement released on April 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Myanmar

13/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports on March 17, Vietnam and Myanmar (Burma) are to engage in negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Iraq - Kuwait

13/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Iraq's Cabinet on March 31, 2015, approved the negotiation and signing of a DTA with Kuwait.


Treaty Update: Poland - Bermuda

10/4/2015

The TIEA between Poland and Bermuda entered into force on March 15, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Holy See (Vatican City)

10/4/2015

Italy and the Vatican signed a TIEA on April 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - South Africa

10/4/2015

Cyprus and South Africa signed a Protocol to their DTA on April 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Bulgaria - United Kingdom

6/4/2015

Bulgaria and the United Kingdom have signed a new DTA, the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance confirmed on March 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Sweden

1/4/2015

The United Kingdom and Sweden signed a DTA on March 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Monaco

1/4/2015

The UK Government on March 19, 2015, tabled legislation in the House of Commons that would ratify the pending TIEA with Monaco.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Iran

1/4/2015

The Vietnamese Ministry of Finance on March 26, 2015, confirmed that the Government has approved the DTA signed with Iran.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Comoros

1/4/2015

The United Arab Emirates signed a DTA with Comoros on March 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Belgium

1/4/2015

Qatar and Belgium signed a DTA on March 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Rwanda - Various

1/4/2015

Rwanda's Cabinet on March 20, 2015, approved draft legislation that would ratify DTAs with Singapore and Barbados.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Netherlands

1/4/2015

According to preliminary media reports on March 26, 2015, Ghana and the Netherlands have signed a TIEA.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Uruguay

27/3/2015

Luxembourg's Government on March 10, 2015, confirmed that it has recently signed a DTA with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: Russia - China

25/3/2015

The Russian Government confirmed on March 18, 2015, that it has agreed to sign a Protocol with China to amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Austria

25/3/2015

Pakistan and Austria signed an additional Protocol to amend their DTA on March 17, 2015.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Malaysia

25/3/2015

According to a report from Belarus's state news agency on March 17, 2015, Belarus and Malaysia have newly initialed a DTA.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Luxembourg

25/3/2015

Hungary and Luxembourg signed a DTA on March 10, 2015.


Treaty Update: Denmark - India

16/3/2015

According to a February 23, 2015, notification, a DTA Protocol between India and Denmark entered into force on February 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Kosovo

16/3/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Turkey's Council of Ministers approved legislation to ratify the DTA with Kosovo on February 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Guernsey

13/3/2015

The TIEA between Guernsey and Italy entered into force on March 5, 2015, following the completion of Italy's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Georgia

13/3/2015

Portugal published Decree 24 of 2015 in its Official Gazette on March 5, 2015, ratifying the DTA signed with Georgia.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Various

13/3/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Tajikistan's lower house of parliament approved legislation to ratify DTAs with the United Kingdom and South Korea at its meeting on February 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Cyprus

12/3/2015

Barbados and Cyprus are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA, the Barbados Government confirmed on March 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Malaysia

12/3/2015

Ukraine and Malaysia are close to concluding negotiations on a DTA, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on February 24, 2015.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Switzerland

12/3/2015

It was confirmed on February 19, 2015, that Brazil and Switzerland are engaged in negotiations towards a TIEA.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Vietnam

11/3/2015

Kazakhstan's lower house of Parliament on March 4, 2015, approved legislation to ratify the DTA signed with Vietnam.


Treaty Update: Malaysia - Georgia

11/3/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Malaysia and Georgia are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA, which is expected to be signed by the end of the year.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Monaco

11/3/2015

In an update on February 27, 2015, the UK Government confirmed that draft legislation has been forwarded to the House of Commons that would ratify the TIEA signed with Monaco.


Treaty Update: Australia - Switzerland

10/3/2015

Australia and Switzerland signed a TIEA to automatically exchange tax data from 2018 on March 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Monaco

10/3/2015

Italy and Monaco signed a TIEA on March 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Macedonia

9/3/2015

Kazakhstan approved a law ratifying the DTA with Macedonia on February 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Swaziland

9/3/2015

The TIEA between Guernsey and Swaziland entered into force on March 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Various

6/3/2015

According to an update published on the website of Estonia's Parliament, legislation to ratify Estonia's double tax agreement's with Luxembourg and Switzerland has been approved and was forwarded, on February 12, to the nation''s President to complete the nation's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Italy - Liechtenstein

6/3/2015

Italy and Liechtenstein signed a TIEA on February 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: India - Bahrain

5/3/2015

During the first, two-day India-Bahrain High Joint Commission Meeting that concluded on February 23, 2015, India and Bahrain agreed to resume DTA negotiations, which had been abandoned despite the initialing of an agreement in 1998.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Various

5/3/2015

Legislation to ratify the Seychelles' DTAs with Singapore and Kenya was tabled in the National Assembly on March 2, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

4/3/2015

The Government of Hong Kong on February 23, 2015, confirmed that a second Protocol to the DTA with Vietnam entered into force on January 8, 2015, and will become effective in Hong Kong for years of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Senegal

4/3/2015

The United Kingdom and Senegal signed a DTA on February 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Germany

3/3/2015

Germany and Hong Kong are to hold a second round of double tax agreement negotiations over five days concluding on March 6, 2015.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Cook Islands

3/3/2015

The Czech Republic on February 24, 2015, signed a tax information exchange agreement with the Cook Islands.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Uzbekistan

2/3/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Belgium and Uzbekistan signed a protocol amending their DTA on February 18, 2015.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Italy

2/3/2015

Switzerland and Italy signed a DTA on February 23, 2015.


Treaty Update: Japan - Qatar

27/2/2015

Japan signed a DTA with Qatar on February 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Mexico

27/2/2015

Turkey approved a law ratifying the DTA with Mexico on February 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Germany - Norway

25/2/2015

The protocol amending the existing DTA between Germany and Norway entered into force on February 3, 2015, and is effective retroactively from January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Colombia - Czech Republic

25/2/2015

Colombia approved a law ratifying the DTA with the Czech Republic on February 11, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Israel

24/2/2015

Barbados and Israel are engaged in negotiations towards the conclusion of a DTA, it was confirmed at a meeting on January 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Luxembourg

23/2/2015

The DTA Protocol between Italy and Luxembourg came into effect on January 20, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Algeria

23/2/2015

The United Kingdom signed a DTA with Algeria on February 18, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Barbados

20/2/2015

A notice was published in the South Africa official gazette on February 17, 2015, reporting that the TIEA with Barbados entered into force on January 19, 2015.


Treaty Update: Macau - Sweden

20/2/2015

The Macau government announced on February 18, 2015, that the TIEA with Sweden entered into force and became effective on January 15, 2015.


Treaty Update: Italy - Liechtenstein

20/2/2015

Italy's Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on February 13, 2015, that a TIEA with Liechtenstein had been initialed.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Hungary

18/2/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the Shura Council of Bahrain on February 15, 2015, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed with Hungary.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Greece

18/2/2015

At its meeting on January 30, 2015, Belgium's Cabinet approved the pending DTA Protocol signed between Belgium and Greece.


Treaty Update: Croatia - India

17/2/2015

A DTA between Croatia and India entered into force on February 11, 2015, according to information published by the Croatian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. The treaty was signed on February 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Marshall Islands

17/2/2015

The TIEA between Ireland and the Marshall Islands entered into force on February 10, 2015, and is effective from that date.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Bangladesh

16/2/2015

Qatar's Cabinet ratified the pending DTA between Qatar and Bangladesh at its meeting on February 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Lithuania

16/2/2015

According to information published by the Cypriot Ministry of Finance, the DTA between Cyprus and Lithuania entered into force on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Qatar

13/2/2015

Kazakhstan completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Qatar, on January 30, 2015.


Treaty Update: Nepal - Bangladesh

13/2/2015

According to preliminary media reports, on January 29, 2015, Nepal and Bangladesh concluded talks towards the conclusion of a DTA, at a recent fourth round of negotiations in Kathmandu.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Georgia

12/2/2015

At a meeting on February 2, 2015, Belarus and Georgia agreed to launch negotiations towards the conclusion of a DTA, Belarus's state news agency announced.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Iceland

12/2/2015

The UK Government on January 27, 2015, confirmed that the DTA signed with Iceland has been tabled in UK Parliament for its approval.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Liechtenstein

10/2/2015

Negotiations between Switzerland and Liechtenstein towards a DTA concluded on February 2, 2015, and the signing is expected to occur during the summer.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Bangladesh

10/2/2015

Qatar's Cabinet ratified the pending DTA between Qatar and Bangladesh at its meeting on February 4, 2015.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Greece

10/2/2015

At its meeting on January 30, 2015, Belgium's Cabinet approved the pending DTA Protocol signed between Belgium and Greece.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Colombia

5/2/2015

The DTA between Portugal and Colombia came into force on January 30, 2015, and will be effective from January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Italy - Mexico

3/2/2015

Italy ratified the DTA with Mexico on December 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Qatar

3/2/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Kazakhstan ratified the DTA it signed with Qatar on January 30, 2015.


Treaty Update: China - Switzerland

2/2/2015

The DTA between China and Switzerland became effective on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Italy

30/1/2015

The TIEA between Jersey and Italy entered into force on January 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Belgium

30/1/2015

The protocol amending the DTA between the Czech Republic and Belgium entered into force on January 13, 2015, and will be effective from January 1, 2016.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Hungary

29/1/2015

The TIEA between Jersey and Hungary will enter into force on February 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Fiji - Sri Lanka

27/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Fiji and Sri Lanka began negotiations towards a DTA on January 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Swaziland

27/1/2015

The TIEA with Swaziland was ratified by the Isle of Man according to a Statutory Document issued by the Council of Ministers on December 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Slovakia

23/1/2015

The TIEA signed between Guernsey and Slovakia will come into force on January 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Grenada

23/1/2015

South Africa signed a TIEA with Grenada on December 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Croatia

22/1/2015

The United Kingdom and Croatia signed a DTA on January 15, 2015.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Various

21/1/2015

Singapore signed DTAs with France and Uruguay on January 16, 2015, and January 15, 2015, respectively.


Treaty Update: Malta - Oman

21/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, officials from Malta and Oman have met in Malta to negotiate a DTA between the two countries.


Treaty Update: Lithuania - United Arab Emirates

20/1/2015

The DTA and an accompanying protocol between Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates entered into force on December 19, 2014, and became effective on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Cook Islands

19/1/2015

The TIEA between South Africa and the Cook Islands came into force on January 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Croatia

19/1/2015

The DTA with Croatia has been ratified by Decree 6/2015 signed by the Portuguese President on January 5, 2015.


Treaty Update: Norway - Various

16/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its DTA with Bulgaria and the protocol amending its DTA with Brazil on December 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Ireland

16/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the Taiwanese President announced that negotiations were underway towards a DTA with Ireland on January 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Swaziland

16/1/2015

Mauritius signed a renegotiated DTA with Swaziland on November 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Various

16/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA with Lithuania and the protocol amending the DTA with Greece have been ratified by Federal Decrees 127 and 130, respectively, issued by the United Arab Emirates President on January 14, 2015.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Denmark

16/1/2015

The protocol amending the DTA between Ireland and Denmark came into effect on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Lesotho

15/1/2015

The TIEA between the Isle of Man and Lesotho entered into force on January 3, 2015.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Iceland

15/1/2015

The DTA between the United Kingdom and Iceland entered into force on November 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Norway - Hong Kong

14/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its TIEA with Hong Kong on December 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Andorra

14/1/2015

Spain signed a DTA with Andorra on January 8, 2015.


Treaty Update: China - France

13/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between China and France came into effect on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Pakistan

13/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Bahrain and Pakistan signed a protocol to amend the 2005 DTA between the two countries on January 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cameroon - Morocco

12/1/2015

The DTA with Morocco has been ratified by Decree 2014/609 issued by the Cameroonian President on December 31, 2014.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Luxembourg

9/1/2015

The Protocol to the DTA between Denmark and Luxembourg entered into force on December 28, 2014, according to a notice published in Luxembourg's Official Gazette on December 30, 2014.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Ghana

9/1/2015

Denmark on December 19, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Ghana on March 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Various

9/1/2015

On December 10, 2014, the Dutch Government said it is to begin negotiating DTAs with Iraq, Mozambique, and Senegal, and will continue DTA negotiations with France and Thailand, as well as negotiations towards DTA Protocols with Belgium and Germany.


Treaty Update: Austria - Taiwan

9/1/2015

The DTA between Austria and Taiwan came into force on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Thailand - Kazakhstan

9/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Thailand and Kazakhstan agreed to begin DTA negotiations on December 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Qatar

9/1/2015

Kazakhstan's lower house of Parliament approved the DTA signed with Qatar on December 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Italy - Mexico

8/1/2015

Italy's lower house of Parliament on December 18, 2014, approved a law that would ratify a pending DTA Protocol with Mexico.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Belgium

8/1/2015

According to an update from the Saudi tax authority on December 29, 2014, Saudi Arabia and Belgium recently initialed a DTA following the second round of negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Spain - Uzbekistan

8/1/2015

The Spanish Government on December 26, 2014, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed with Uzbekistan.


Treaty Update: Mali - Morocco

8/1/2015

Mali's Cabinet on December 24, 2014, approved a DTA signed with Morocco.


Treaty Update: Japan - Hong Kong

8/1/2015

Japan and Hong Kong exchanged diplomatic notes on December 10, 2014, to amend the scope of the tax information exchange provisions in their existing DTA. The amendment is subject to the two territories' normal domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Philippines

7/1/2015

Mexico and the Philippines held DTA negotiations over five days, concluding on December 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Macedonia

7/1/2015

In an update published on December 16, 2014, the Saudi tax authority confirmed that Saudi Arabia had signed a DTA with Macedonia.


Treaty Update: British Virgin Islands - Poland

7/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between the British Virgin Islands and Poland on November 29, 2013, became effective on January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Iceland

7/1/2015

Cyprus and Iceland signed a DTA on November 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Senegal

6/1/2015

The DTA between Spain and Senegal entered into force on October 22, 2012.


Treaty Update: British Virgin Islands - Guernsey

6/1/2015

The TIEA between the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey entered into force on November 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Rwanda

6/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Barbados signed a DTA with Rwanda on December 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Canada

29/12/2014

The protocol amending the DTA between the United Kingdom and Canada entered into force on December 18, 2014.


Treaty Update: Indonesia - Bermuda

22/12/2014

Indonesia ratified its TIEA with Bermuda on September 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Tajikistan

16/12/2014

The United Kingdom ratified its DTA with Tajikistan on December 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: China - Estonia

16/12/2014

China signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Estonia on December 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Switzerland

16/12/2014

Argentina ratified its DTA with Switzerland on November 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Canada

16/12/2014

The United Kingdom ratified the protocol amending its DTA with Canada on December 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - United Arab Emirates

16/12/2014

Hong Kong signed a DTA with the United Arab Emirates on December 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: British Virgin Islands - Korea, South

12/12/2014

The British Virgin Islands signed a TIEA with the Republic of Korea on December 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Brunei

12/12/2014

The Republic of Korea signed a DTA with Brunei on December 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Israel

9/12/2014

Armenia initialed a DTA with Israel following negotiations that lasted from November 10 to 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Japan

5/12/2014

The DTA between the United Kingdom and Japan will enter into force on December 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Austria

5/12/2014

The TIEA signed between Guernsey and Austria entered into force on November 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Saudi Arabia

5/12/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Kyrgyzstan signed a DTA with Saudi Arabia on December 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Romania

5/12/2014

Jersey signed a TIEA with Romania on December 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Uzbekistan

2/12/2014

Hungary signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Uzbekistan on November 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: France - China

2/12/2014

The French President signed a law to ratify the DTA with China on November 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Austria

27/11/2014

Belarus signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Austria on November 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Kazakhstan

26/11/2014

The Czech Republic signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Kazakhstan on November 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Sweden - Hong Kong

24/11/2014

Sweden ratified its TIEA with Hong Kong on November 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Gambia - Qatar

24/11/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Gambia signed a DTA with Qatar on November 18, 2014.


Treaty Update: Canada - Spain

20/11/2014

Canada signed a protocol to amend it's DTA with Spain on November 18, 2014.


Treaty Update: Slovakia - Czech Republic

20/11/2014

The Slovak Republic signed a TIEA with the Czech Republic on November 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

18/11/2014

Switzerland's DTAs with Australia, China and Hungary entered into force on October 14, November 9, and November 15 respectively.


Treaty Update: Sweden - Various

18/11/2014

Sweden ratified its TIEAs with Grenada and Macau on November 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Various

18/11/2014

Portugal ratified its DTAs with Barbados, Ethiopia, San Marino, and Senegal on November 6, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Japan

18/11/2014

The DTA protocol signed between the United Kingdom and Japan will enter into force on December 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: India - Saint Kitts and Nevis

18/11/2014

According to preliminary media reports, India signed a TIEA with St. Kitts and Nevis on November 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Iceland

18/11/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Cyprus signed a DTA with Iceland on November 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Congo, Republic of the - Mauritius

11/11/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between the Republic of the Congo and Mauritius entered into force on October 8, 2014.


Treaty Update: Andorra - France

11/11/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Andorra ratified its DTA with France during October, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Ethiopia

10/11/2014

Ireland signed a DTA with Ethiopia on November 3, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - United Arab Emirates

4/11/2014

Singapore signed a protocol amending its DTA with the United Arab Emirates on October 31, 2014.


Treaty Update: Italy - Various

4/11/2014

Italy's ratification of its TIEAs with the Cook Islands and Jersey was published in the official gazette on October 30, 2014.


Treaty Update: Italy - Korea, South

4/11/2014

Italy's ratification of its protocol with the Republic of Korea was published in the official gazette on October 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Malta

3/11/2014

Mauritius and Malta signed a DTA on October 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Korea, South

28/10/2014

Andorra signed a TIEA with the Republic of Korea on October 23, 2014.


Treaty Update: Australia - Switzerland

28/10/2014

The DTA between Australia and Switzerland entered into force on October 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Switzerland

28/10/2014

The TIEA signed between Guernsey and Switzerland entered into force on October 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Switzerland

28/10/2014

The TIEA signed between Isle of Man and Switzerland entered into force on October 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Vietnam

21/10/2014

Macedonia signed a DTA with Vietnam on October 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - South Africa

21/10/2014

Hong Kong signed a DTA with South Africa on October 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Iran

17/10/2014

Vietnam signed a DTA with Iran on October 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: China - Russia

16/10/2014

China signed a new DTA with Russia on October 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Luxembourg

15/10/2014

The DTA between Guernsey and Luxembourg entered into force on August 8, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hungary - United Arab Emirates

8/10/2014

The DTA between Hungary and United Arab Emirates entered into force on October 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

7/10/2014

Ireland has completed its DTA negotiations with Ethiopia, Pakistan, Turkmenistan, and Zambia.


Treaty Update: Iceland - Albania

2/10/2014

Iceland reported on September 26, 2014, that it had signed a treaty with Albania.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Lesotho

2/10/2014

South Africa signed a second DTA with Lesotho on September 18, 2014, to replace the one that has been effective since 1997.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Qatar

1/10/2014

Latvia signed a DTA with Qatar on September 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - India

30/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, on September 4, 2014, Macedonia ratified its DTA with India.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Various

30/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, United Arab Emirates published decrees in the official gazette ratifying its DTAs with Benin, Hungary, Japan, and Slovenia on September 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Australia - Switzerland

30/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Australia completed its domestic ratification procedures on September 24, 2014, with respect to the DTA signed with Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Liechtenstein

30/9/2014

The Czech Republic signed a DTA with Liechtenstein on September 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Barbados

30/9/2014

United Arab Emirates signed a DTA with Barbados on September 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Belgium

24/9/2014

Switzerland, on September 19, 2014, confirmed that it had forwarded the DTA Protocol signed with Belgium to the Federal Assembly for the approval of both houses as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Norway - Cyprus

24/9/2014

Norway recently announced that its DTA with Cyprus entered into force on July 8, 2014.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Morocco

24/9/2014

Estonia passed a law ratifying its DTA with Morocco on September 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Saudi Arabia

18/9/2014

The DTA between Luxembourg and Saudi Arabia entered into force on September 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Japan - Sweden

18/9/2014

The DTA protocol between Japan and Sweden was ratified on September 12, 2014, and will enter into force on October 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Uruguay - Romania

17/9/2014

Uruguay completed its domestic ratification procedures on August 28, 2014, with respect to the DTA signed with Romania.


Treaty Update: India - Bhutan

17/9/2014

The treaty between India and Bhutan signed on March 4, 2013, entered into force on July 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Various

17/9/2014

DTA protocols signed by Singapore with the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan entered into force on September 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Japan - British Virgin Islands

17/9/2014

The TEI signed between Japan and the British Virgin Islands will become effective from October 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malaysia - Tajikistan

17/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, on September 8, 2014, Malaysia and Tajikistan agreed to begin tax treaty negotiations.


Treaty Update: France - Luxembourg

10/9/2014

France and Luxembourg signed a protocol to amend their 1958 DTA on September 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Macau - Various

9/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Macau signed TIEAs with Guernsey and the United Kingdom on September 3, 2014, and with Argentina on September 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Andorra

9/9/2014

Spain and Andorra have agreed to begin negotiations for a DTA on September 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Indonesia - Papua New Guinea

8/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Indonesia and Papua New Guinea entered into force on March 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Swaziland

3/9/2014

Isle of Man signed a TIEA with Swaziland on May 16, 2014, the Manx Government confirmed on September 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Various

2/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Mexico's TIEAs with Gibraltar and Aruba entered into force on August 27, 2014, and September 1, 2014, respectively.


Treaty Update: Congo, Republic of the - Mauritius

2/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Republic of Congo completed its domestic ratification procedures on August 7, 2014, in respect of the DTA signed with Mauritius.


Treaty Update: Venezuela - Palestine

2/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Venezuela completed its domestic ratification procedures on August 21, 2014, with respect to the DTA signed with Palestine.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Rwanda

1/9/2014

A DTA was signed between Singapore and Rwanda on August 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Estonia

1/9/2014

Switzerland and Estonia signed a DTA Protocol on August 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Poland - United Arab Emirates

1/9/2014

The DTA Protocol between Poland and the United Arab Emirates will enter into force on September 6, according to a Polish Government announcement confirming its ratification.


Treaty Update: Poland - Various

1/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Poland completed its domestic ratification procedures on August 22, 2014, in respect of TIEAs signed with Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Ecuador

1/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Belarus and Ecuador held a first round of tax treaty negotiations over three days concluding on August 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

26/8/2014

Hong Kong signed TIEAs with Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden on August 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Oman - Spain

25/8/2014

Oman ratified a DTA with Spain on August 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Germany - Israel

25/8/2014

The signing of a DTA between Germany and Israel was completed on August 21, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bangladesh - Kyrgyzstan

25/8/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan held a first round of tax treaty negotiations over two days concluding on August 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Rwanda

25/8/2014

The DTA between Mauritius and Rwanda entered into force on August 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Algeria

20/8/2014

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on August 18, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Algeria.


Treaty Update: Malawi - United Arab Emirates

20/8/2014

According to preliminary media reports on August 18, 2014, Malawi's investment promotion agency has said that the nation will soon sign a DTA with the United Arab Emirates.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Luxembourg

19/8/2014

The DTA between Luxembourg and the Isle of Man entered into force on August 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Poland - British Virgin Islands

19/8/2014

Poland on August 7, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEA signed with the British Virgin Islands.


Treaty Update: India - Fiji

15/8/2014

India has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Fiji in January 2014, the Indian Government announcement on August 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Japan

13/8/2014

Barbados and Japan have committed to continue negotiations towards a DTA, the Barbados Government confirmed on August 6, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Taiwan

13/8/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Luxembourg and Taiwan entered into force on July 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malta - Mexico

13/8/2014

The DTA between Malta and Mexico entered into force on August 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Peru - Italy

13/8/2014

Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Malta

12/8/2014

The DTA between Malta and Liechtenstein will become effective from January 1, 2015, after entering into force on July 1, 2014, it has been announced.


Treaty Update: Peru - Italy

8/8/2014

Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Switzerland

6/8/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan and Switzerland are expected to hold talks towards the negotiation of a DTA over three days starting on August 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Various

6/8/2014

South Africa's parliament on July 31, 2014, approved laws to ratify two Protocols to amend the nation's double tax agreements with Turkey and India.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Ghana

6/8/2014

Guernsey expects to conclude negotiations towards a TIEA with Ghana in 2014, according to a July 30, 2014, update from the Guernsey Government.


Treaty Update: Honduras - Ecuador

6/8/2014

Honduras's Foreign Affairs Ministry on July 31, 2014, announced the signing of a TIEA with Ecuador.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Monaco

5/8/2014

The Czech Republic and Monaco signed a TIEA on July 31, 2014.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Guernsey

1/8/2014

The signing of a DTA between Cyprus and Guernsey was completed on July 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: Isle of Man - United Kingdom

30/7/2014

An amendment to the DTA between the Isle of Man and the United Kingdom entered into force on July 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: United States - Isle of Man

30/7/2014

An amendment to the 2002 tax information exchange agreement between the Isle of Man and the United States entered into force on July 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Austria - Guernsey

30/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Austria's parliament on July 8, 2014, approved the tax information exchange agreement signed with Guernsey.


Treaty Update: Canada - Uruguay

30/7/2014

The Canadian Government has recently confirmed that the tax information exchange agreement signed with Uruguay entered into force on June 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Cyprus

29/7/2014

Switzerland and Cyprus signed a DTA on July 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Taiwan

29/7/2014

On July 9, 2014, Luxembourg ratified the DTA signed with Taiwan, publishing a notice in the Official Gazette on July 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bulgaria - Norway

28/7/2014

Bulgaria and Norway have signed a new DTA, the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance confirmed on July 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Liechtenstein

28/7/2014

The DTA between Liechtenstein and Singapore, signed in June 2013, entered into force on July 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Denmark

28/7/2014

Ireland and Denmark signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on July 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Lithuania

25/7/2014

According to a July 17, 2014, update from the Cypriot Government, the territory's DTA with Lithuania will enter into force from January 1, 2015.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Various

25/7/2014

Luxembourg on July 1, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTAs signed with the Czech Republic, Denmark, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, Jersey, and Saudi Arabia through Bill 6633.


Treaty Update: Canada - United Kingdom

23/7/2014

Canada and the UK signed a DTA Protocol on July 21, 2014.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Kyrgyzstan

23/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Government of the Czech Republic on July 14, 2014, approved the signing of a draft DTA with Krygyzstan.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

23/7/2014

The United Kingdom on July 16, 2014, published five Orders to ratify the DTA Protocols signed with Germany (No. 1874/2014), with Belgium (SI No. 1875/2014), with Zambia (No. 1876/2014), with Iceland (No. 1879/2014), and with Japan (No. 1881/2014).


Treaty Update: Qatar - Kenya

22/7/2014

Qatar's Cabinet on July 16, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA with Kenya.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Various

22/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Dutch Government announced on July 11, 2014, that it is actively negotiating DTA Protocols with Belgium, Bulgaria, and Canada.


Treaty Update: Finland - Belgium

22/7/2014

The Finnish Ministry of Finance confirmed the entry into force on June 13, 2014, of the DTA Protocol signed with Belgium.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Various

21/7/2014

Kenya's Cabinet at its meeting on July 10, 2014, approved a DTA with Ethiopia and a DTA with Kuwait.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Japan

18/7/2014

Latvia requested the launch of DTA negotiations with Japan during a meeting on July 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Taiwan - Luxembourg

18/7/2014

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that the DTA signed with Luxembourg will become effective from January 1, 2015, following the approval of a law ratifying the agreement by Luxembourg's parliament on July 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Poland - India

18/7/2014

According to a July 15, 2014, update from the Polish Ministry of Finance, the DTA Protocol between Poland and India entered into force on June 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Poland - India

18/7/2014

According to a July 15, 2014, update from the Polish Ministry of Finance, the DTA Protocol between Poland and India entered into force on June 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Turkey

16/7/2014

Vietnam and Turkey signed a DTA during four days of meetings concluding on July 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Taiwan

16/7/2014

Luxembourg's parliament on July 9, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA with Taiwan.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Serbia

16/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Morocco's lower house of parliament on July 9, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Serbia in June 2013.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Switzerland

16/7/2014

Kazakhstan and Switzerland on July 9, 2014, signed an exchange of letters to supplement their 2010 double tax agreement.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Various

15/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports on July 9, 2014, the Netherlands has signed a letter of intent with St Maarten and Curacao to launch negotiations to revise its arrangements with the two territories for the avoidance of double taxation.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Korea, South

15/7/2014

Hong Kong and South Korea signed a DTA on July 8, 2014.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Singapore

11/7/2014

The Seychelles and Singapore signed a DTA on July 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Iceland

11/7/2014

Switzerland and Iceland signed a DTA on July 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Uruguay

9/7/2014

Guernsey signed a tax information exchange agreement with Uruguay on July 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Sri Lanka

9/7/2014

The DTA between Bahrain and Sri Lanka will enter into force on July 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Singapore

9/7/2014

Kazakhstan's President on July 1, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA Protocol with Singapore.


Treaty Update: Spain - Dominican Republic

9/7/2014

The DTA between Spain and the Dominican Republic will become effective on July 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Tajikistan

9/7/2014

Bahrain's Cabinet on July 6, 2014, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed with Tajikistan.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Mauritius

7/7/2014

The DTA signed between Guernsey and Mauritius on December 17, 2013, will become effective on July 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Tajikistan

7/7/2014

The United Kingdom and Tajikistan on July 1, 2014, signed a DTA.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Uzbekistan

2/7/2014

Switzerland and Uzbekistan signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on July 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Norway - Various

1/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified a DTA with Belgium on June 20, 2014, and with Cyprus on June 3, 2014.


Treaty Update: United States - Hong Kong

30/6/2014

The tax information exchange agreement between the United States and Hong Kong entered into force on June 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Curacao

30/6/2014

A new arrangement for the avoidance of double taxation between the Netherlands and Curacao was forwarded to Dutch parliament for its approval on June 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Serbia - Armenia

27/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Serbia's parliament on June 19, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Armenia.


Treaty Update: Spain - United Kingdom

26/6/2014

The DTA between Spain and the United Kingdom entered into force on June 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Austria - Montenegro

25/6/2014

Austria and Montenegro signed a DTA on June 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Liechtenstein

25/6/2014

Guernsey and Liechtenstein concluded the signing of a DTA on June 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Colombia - Cayman Islands

25/6/2014

Colombia and the Cayman Islands plan to sign a TIEA on July 1, 2014, according to an announcement from the Cayman Government.


Treaty Update: Iran - Iraq

25/6/2014

Iran's parliament on May 26, 2014, approved the DTA signed with Iraq.


Treaty Update: Japan - British Virgin Islands

24/6/2014

Japan and the British Virgin Islands signed a tax information exchange agreement on June 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: France - Switzerland

24/6/2014

France has confirmed its decision to terminate the DTA with Switzerland covering inheritance tax, with effect from December 31, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Uruguay

23/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Vietnam on June 6, 2014, ratified the DTA signed with Uruguay.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Singapore

23/6/2014

Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament on June 19, 2014, ratified the DTA with Singapore.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Brazil

23/6/2014

Barbados is seeking DTA negotiations with Brazil to enhance economic ties, Barbados's Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, said on June 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Italy - Luxembourg

17/6/2014

Italy's lower house of parliament on June 4, 2014, approved the DTA signed with Luxembourg.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Guinea

17/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Government of Morocco on June 12, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Guinea.


Treaty Update: Senegal - Portugal

17/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Senegal and Portugal signed a DTA during two days of meetings concluding on June 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

17/6/2014

Switzerland's lower house of parliament on June 4, 2014, approved a law to ratify the nation's DTAs with Australia, China, and Hungary.


Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Poland

17/6/2014

Sri Lanka's cabinet on June 6, 2014, approved the signing of a DTA with Poland.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Botswana

16/6/2014

Ireland and Botswana signed a DTA on June 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: France - Andorra

16/6/2014

The French Government on June 11, 2014, forward legislation to the Council of Ministers that would ratify the DTA signed with Andorra.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Lithuania

12/6/2014

The United Arab Emirates's Cabinet approved the DTA with Lithuania at its meeting on June 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

11/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Switzerland's lower house of parliament on June 4, 2014, approved a law that would ratify the pending tax information exchange agreements signed with Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.


Treaty Update: Uganda - Various

10/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Government of Uganda has suspended all of its ongoing negotiations towards double tax agreements pending a review into the treaty terms that the nation should seek in such negotiations.


Treaty Update: Germany - Hong Kong

10/6/2014

Germany and Hong Kong will hold a first round of DTA negotiations over five days beginning on June 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Poland

10/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Poland signed a DTA on June 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Australia - Switzerland

7/6/2014

The Australian Treasury on June 4, 2014, released draft legislation for consultation, which would bring the revised DTA signed with Switzerland into force.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Luxembourg

4/6/2014

Andorra and Luxembourg signed a DTA on June 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Spain

4/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Azerbaijan's parliament on May 30, 2014, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed with Spain.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Seychelles

4/6/2014

Switzerland and the Seychelles signed a TIEA on May 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Spain

3/6/2014

The double tax agreement between the United Kingdom and Spain is to enter into force on June 12, 2014, following the completion of Spain's domestic ratification procedures with the publication of an Order in its Official Gazette on May 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Tajikistan

3/6/2014

Bahrain and Tajikistan signed a DTA on May 28, 2014, Bahrain's state news agency announced.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

2/6/2014

The UK Government has ratified revised arrangements with Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Gibraltar and the Turks and Caicos Islands for bilateral tax information sharing, and a tax information exchange agreement with Uruguay, in notices published on May 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Cyprus

2/6/2014

The DTA between Spain and Cyprus entered into force on May 28, 2014, following the publication of an Order ratifying the agreement in Spain's Official Gazette on May 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guinea - Morocco

30/5/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the parliament of Guinea approved a law that would ratify the DTA with Morocco on May 23, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Ireland

30/5/2014

Luxembourg confirmed the signing of a DTA Protocol with Ireland on May 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Ghana

27/5/2014

Switzerland and Ghana signed a DTA Protocol on May 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: United States - Poland

27/5/2014

A DTA signed between the United States and Poland was forwarded to the United States's Senate as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures on May 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: United States - Switzerland

27/5/2014

A vote to expedite domestic ratification procedures in the US with respect to the DTA Protocol signed with Switzerland failed on May 22, 2014, as a result of a block by Senator Rand Paul in the US Senate.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Ghana

27/5/2014

Mauritius and Ghana agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA on May 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Azerbaijan

27/5/2014

Vietnam and Azerbaijan signed a DTA on May 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Seychelles

23/5/2014

Ghana and the Seychelles signed a DTA on May 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Saint Kitts and Nevis - Various

23/5/2014

St Kitts and Nevis's Cabinet on May 21, 2014, approved the signing of tax information exchange agreements with Ireland and South Africa.


Treaty Update: Oman - Japan

22/5/2014

Oman on May 20, 2014, ratified a DTA with Japan.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Singapore

20/5/2014

Azerbaijan's lower house of parliament approved a DTA Protocol with Singapore on May 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Venezuela - Palestine

20/5/2014

Venezuela and Palestine signed a DTA on May 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Austria

19/5/2014

Guernsey and Austria signed a TIEA on May 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Barbados

19/5/2014

The DTA between Barbados and Singapore entered into force on April 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Costa Rica

19/5/2014

Mexico and Costa Rica signed a DTA On April 12, 2014, Costa Rica's Ministry of Finance has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Moldova

16/5/2014

Pakistan's Cabinet on May 15, 2014, approved a DTA with Moldova.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - San Marino

16/5/2014

Switzerland and San Marino signed a TIEA on May 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Saudi Arabia

15/5/2014

Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on May 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Spain

14/5/2014

The UK's tax authority has confirmed that the DTA signed with Spain in March 2014 will enter into force on June 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Switzerland

13/5/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan and Switzerland will begin negotiations on revising their DTA on August 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malta - Russia

12/5/2014

The DTA between Malta and Russia will enter into force on May 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Mali

12/5/2014

Morocco's Government on May 8, 2014, approved a draft law that would ratify the DTA signed with Mali.


Treaty Update: United States - Spain

12/5/2014

US President Barack Obama has forwarded the DTA Protocol signed with Spain to the nation's Senate for ratification. The pact would update the two nations' 1990 DTA.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Vietnam

9/5/2014

The DTA between New Zealand and Vietnam entered into force on May 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Belgium

9/5/2014

Guernsey signed a TIEA with Belgium on May 7, 2014. It had earlier been signed by Belgium on April 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malta - Moldova

8/5/2014

Malta completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Moldova, published Law no. 151 of 2014 in its Official Gazette on May 6, 2014.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Pakistan

6/5/2014

The Czech Republic and Pakistan on May 2, 2014, signed a DTA.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Belgium

6/5/2014

Ireland and Belgium signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on April 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Cyprus

6/5/2014

Latvia's Cabinet approved a draft law approving the conclusion of a DTA with Cyprus at its meeting on April 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Georgia

6/5/2014

The Seychelles and Georgia are to launch negotiations towards a DTA, authorities in the Seychelles confirmed on April 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Various

5/5/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Mexico's Senate on April 29, 2014, approved a DTA with Malta, and a Protocol to Mexico's DTA with Belgium. A day earlier it approved a DTA with the United Arab Emirates.


Treaty Update: Japan - Macau

2/5/2014

The TIEA between Japan and Macau will enter into force on May 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Oman - Spain

2/5/2014

Oman and Spain signed a DTA on April 30, 2014.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Bahrain

1/5/2014

Belgium, on April 28, 2014, ratified the DTA and an accompanying Protocol concluded with Bahrain.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Mexico

30/4/2014

Kyrgyzstan and Mexico have agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA, Kyrgyzstan's Economy Ministry announced on April 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - United States

30/4/2014

Hong Kong on April 25, 2014, gazetted the tax information exchange agreement the territory signed with the US as part of the territory's ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Bulgaria - Romania

25/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bulgaria's Cabinet has approved the signing of a new DTA with Romania.


Treaty Update: Egypt - Saudi Arabia

25/4/2014

Egypt and Saudi Arabia expect to soon sign a DTA after completing negotiations towards the agreement, it was announced on April 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Azerbaijan

24/4/2014

Spain and Azerbaijan signed a DTA on April 23, 2014.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Switzerland

24/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan is to seek to renegotiate its DTA with Switzerland.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Spain

23/4/2014

The DTA between the United Kingdom and Spain, signed in March 2013, will enter into force on June 12, 2014.

The agreement will be effective for withholding taxes in both territories from June 12, 2014. Income tax and capital gains tax provisions will be effective in the UK from April 6, 2015, and for corporate tax from April 1, 2015. In Spain, the agreement is effective from January 1, 2015, for all other taxes.


Treaty Update: Poland - Belgium

23/4/2014

Poland and Belgium have signed a DTA, Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on April 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Kazakhstan

21/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bahrain and Kazakhstan held negotiations towards a DTA on April 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Belgium

18/4/2014

Spain and Belgium signed a second Protocol to amend their DTA on April 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Kenya

18/4/2014

The Seychelles and Kenya signed a DTA on March 19, 2014, the Seychelles Government has announced. The agreement was initialed in July 2011.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Iraq

17/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Iraq's Council of Ministers on April 15, 2014, authorized the signing of a DTA with Armenia.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Bermuda

16/4/2014

The TIEA between Guernsey and Bermuda entered into force on April 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Montserrat

16/4/2014

Guernsey signed a TIEA with Montserrat on April 7, 2014. The text has been sent to Montserrat for signature.


Treaty Update: Slovenia - Iran

16/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Slovenia ratified the DTA with Iran on March 6, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Canada

15/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA between Bahrain and Canada became effective on April 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - Cuba

15/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Kuwait and Cuba signed a DTA on April 8, 2014.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Peru

14/4/2014

The DTA between Portugal and Peru entered into force on April 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Moldova - Malta

11/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Moldova and Malta are to sign a double tax agreement during two days of meetings concluding on April 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Macedonia

11/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 20, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Macedonia.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Belgium

11/4/2014

Switzerland and Belgium signed a DTA Protocol on April 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Cayman Islands - Malta

10/4/2014

The tax information exchange agreement between the Cayman Islands and Malta entered into force on April 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Italy - Mexico

10/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Italy's upper house of parliament on April 2, 2014, endorsed a law that would ratify the pending DTA Protocol between the nation and Mexico.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Various

10/4/2014

Following parliamentary debate, the UK Government has confirmed that the UK's tax information exchange agreement concluded with the Netherlands Antilles (now Curacao, Sint Maarten and BES islands) entered into force on May 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: United States - Cayman Islands

9/4/2014

A new tax information exchange agreement between the Cayman Islands and the United States will enter into force on April 14, 2014.


Treaty Update: Macau - Japan

9/4/2014

Macau completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the tax information exchange agreement signed with Japan on April 8, 2014, publishing notice 10/2014 in its Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Canada

8/4/2014

Belgium and Canada signed a DTA Protocol on April 1, 2014, to amend their 2002 DTA.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Sri Lanka

8/4/2014

Singapore and Sri Lanka signed a DTA on April 3, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Argentina

7/4/2014

Switzerland and Argentina signed a DTA on March 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Russia - Malta

7/4/2014

Russia completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Malta on April 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: Canada - Bahrain

4/4/2014

The TIEA between Canada and Bahrain entered into force on April 3, 2014.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Czech Republic

3/4/2014

Liechtenstein and the Czech Republic initialed a DTA on March 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Germany - China

3/4/2014

Germany and China signed a DTA Protocol on March 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Latvia

2/4/2014

The tax information exchange agreement between Jersey and Latvia entered into force on March 1, 2014, according to an update from the Jersey Government on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - United States

31/3/2014

Hong Kong and the United States signed a tax information exchange agreement on March 25, 2014.


Treaty Update: Japan - Macau

31/3/2014

Japan and Macau signed a tax information exchange agreement on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Various

31/3/2014

The DTAs Hong Kong signed with Qatar, Canada, Kuwait, Jersey, and Mexico will become effective in Hong Kong from April 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Canada - British Virgin Islands

31/3/2014

The tax information exchange agreement signed between Canada and the British Virgin Islands entered into force on March 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Kazakhstan

27/3/2014

The Swiss Department of Finance on March 25, 2014, confirmed the entry into force of the DTA Protocol with Kazakhstan on February 26, 2014.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Peru

27/3/2014

The DTA between Switzerland and Peru entered into force on March 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Singapore

26/3/2014

Sri Lanka's Cabinet on March 20, 2014, approved the signing of a DTA Protocol with Singapore.


Treaty Update: Bulgaria - India

26/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bulgaria approved a draft DTA with India at its meeting on March 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Hungary

26/3/2014

Bahrain's Cabinet on March 23, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Hungary.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Belgium

25/3/2014

The United Kingdom and Belgium signed a second Protocol to their DTA on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ghana - Denmark

25/3/2014

The Government of Ghana on March 24, 2014, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Denmark.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Hungary

25/3/2014

Saudi Arabia and Hungary signed a DTA on March 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Germany

21/3/2014

The UK and Germany signed a DTA Protocol on March 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Qatar

21/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, at a meeting on March 18, 2014, Ukraine and Qatar agreed to soon conclude negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

20/3/2014

Switzerland signed a tax information exchange agreement with Greenland on March 7, 2014, and with Andorra on March 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Spain - Various

19/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Spain on March 14, 2014, authorized the signing of tax information exchange agreements with the Crown Dependencies - Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Albania

18/3/2014

The United Arab Emirates and Albania signed a DTA on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Ethiopia

18/3/2014

Kenya and Ethiopia are negotiating a DTA, a statement posted on March 11, 2014, on the Kenyan President's website said.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Norway

17/3/2014

Brazil and Norway signed a DTA Protocol on February 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Belgium

17/3/2014

Jersey and Belgium signed a TIEA on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Germany - Georgia

12/3/2014

Germany and Georgia signed a DTA on March 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Latvia - Cyprus

12/3/2014

Latvia and Cyprus are expected to soon sign a DTA based on a draft agreement presented by Latvian authorities to the Cypriot Ministry of Finance in late February.


Treaty Update: Israel - Luxembourg

12/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Israel and Luxembourg signed a DTA on March 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Laos

11/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Laos and Luxembourg will enter into force on March 21, 2014.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Bahamas

11/3/2014

The Bahamas and the Czech Republic on March 6, 2014, signed a TIEA.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Costa Rica

10/3/2014

Guernsey signed a TIEA with Costa Rica on March 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Gibraltar

10/3/2014

The TIEA signed between Guernsey and Gibraltar will enter into force on March 12, 2014, according to an update from the Guernsey Government.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Austria

10/3/2014

Guernsey expects to sign a tax information exchange agreement with Austria on May 14, 2014, according to an update from the Guernsey Government.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Kosovo

10/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Hungary and Kosovo will enter into force on March 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Austria - Taiwan

6/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Austria and Taiwan initialed a DTA during three days of negotiations concluding on February 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Algeria - United Kingdom

6/3/2014

Negotiations have begun between Algeria and the United Kingdom towards a DTA, it was confirmed on March 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Guinea

6/3/2014

A DTA was reportedly signed between Morocco and Guinea as part of Moroccan King Mohammed VI's visit to Guinea, which began on March 3, 2014.


Treaty Update: Peru - Korea, South

5/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Peru completed its domestic ratification procedures on February 27, 2014, in respect of the DTA the nation signed with South Korea.


Treaty Update: United States - Various

3/3/2014

The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held talks on February 26, 2014, on the DTA Protocols between the United States and Switzerland and Luxembourg, and DTAs with Hungary and Chile, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedure.


Treaty Update: Spain - Montenegro

3/3/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Spain and Montenegro have held a first round of negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Afghanistan

27/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan and Afghanistan held two days of negotiations towards a DTA on February 23-24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Costa Rica - Various

27/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Costa Rica completed the ratification of the tax information exchange agreements the territory signed with Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden and the Faroe Islands, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on January 29, 2014.


Treaty Update: India - Malta

26/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the India-Malta DTA entered into force on February 7, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - India

26/2/2014

Based on a notification from the Indian Ministry of Finance on February 10, 2014, the Protocol amending the India-UK DTA entered into force in the UK and India on December 27, 2013. The DTA Protocol is immediately effective in India, and becomes effective in the UK: for income tax and capital gains, from April 6, 2014; for corporation tax, from April 1, 2014; and for petroleum revenue tax, from January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Norway

26/2/2014

The Government of Cyprus on February 24, 2014, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Norway.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Hungary

26/2/2014

Bahrain signed a DTA with Hungary on February 24, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - Bangladesh

25/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Kuwait and Bangladesh signed a DTA on February 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Mali

25/2/2014

Morocco and Mali signed a DTA on February 20, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Laos

24/2/2014

Singapore and Laos initialed a DTA on February 21, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Tajikistan

21/2/2014

The United Kingdom has announced that it will terminate its double tax arrangements with Tajikistan for profits arising on or after April 1, 2014, in the case of corporation tax; and for income and gains arising on or after April 6, 2014, in the case of income tax and capital gains tax. The agreement will continue to apply to profits, income and gains arising before these dates.

The decision relates to the UK/USSR convention, which remains in force between Belarus, Turkmenistan and the United Kingdom. Tajikistan considers that the UK/USSR convention has never had effect in its territory as it did not complete the necessary procedures to bring it into effect under its domestic law, the UK Government explained.


Treaty Update: Bulgaria - Norway

21/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Bulgarian Government on February 19, 2014, approved the signing of a draft DTA with Norway.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Afghanistan

21/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan and Afghanistan will hold another round of negotiations towards the signing of a DTA over two days concluding on February 23, 2014.


Treaty Update: Germany - Costa Rica

19/2/2014

Germany and Costa Rica signed a double tax agreement on February 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Turkey - Gambia

19/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Turkey and Gambia signed a DTA on February 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Switzerland

19/2/2014

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev, on February 11, 2014, passed a law to complete Kazakhstan's domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA Protocol the nation signed with Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Albania - United Kingdom

18/2/2014

The DTA signed between Albania and the United Kingdom entered into force on December 30, 2013, HM Revenue and Customs confirmed on February 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Russia - China

18/2/2014

Russia on February 5, 2014, completed the drafting of a new DTA with China to replace their 1994 pact, the Russian Government said on February 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: India - Croatia

17/2/2014

India and Croatia signed a DTA on February 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Israel - Azerbaijan

17/2/2014

Israel and Azerbaijan are to launch negotiations towards a DTA, it was confirmed on February 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Gibraltar

17/2/2014

The Guernsey-Gibraltar DTA is to enter into force on March 12, 2014.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Costa Rica

17/2/2014

The Guernsey Government has arranged to sign a tax information exchange agreement with Costa Rica on March 5, 2014, according to information published by Guernsey authorities.


Treaty Update: Greece - United Arab Emirates

14/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Greece completed its domestic ratification procedures on February 4, 2014, in respect of the DTA signed with the United Arab Emirates, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on February 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Various

13/2/2014

Saudi Arabia's Cabinet on February 10, 2014, approved the signing of a draft DTA with Egypt, and approved a draft DTA with Sweden.


Treaty Update: Albania - Kosovo

13/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Albania and Kosovo held a round of negotiations towards a DTA on January 17, 2014.


Treaty Update: Oman - Spain

12/2/2014

The DTA signed between Oman and Spain was tabled before the Economic and Financial Committee of Oman's lower house of parliament on February 11, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malta - Cayman Islands

12/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Malta on February 7, 2014 ratified the TIEA the territory signed with the Cayman Islands.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Papua New Guinea

11/2/2014

The DTA between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea entered into force on February 10, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

11/2/2014

Jersey ratified the TIEA the nation signed with Slovenia on February 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Austria

10/2/2014

The Singapore tax authority announced on February 6, 2014, the DTA signed between Singapore and Austria will enter into force on May 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Russia - Various

10/2/2014

Russia's draft DTAs with Belgium and China were tabled before Russia's Cabinet for its approval on February 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Poland

10/2/2014

The DTA signed between Singapore and Poland entered into force on February 6, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bhutan - India

7/2/2014

Bhutan's National Council on February 6, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with India.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Georgia

7/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Belarus's President on February 5, 2014, approved negotiations with Georgia towards a tax information exchange agreement.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Brunei

6/2/2014

Bahrain on February 4, 2014, ratified the DTA Protocol signed with Brunei, the state news agency has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Canada

6/2/2014

Bahrain ratified its TIEA with Canada on February 4, 2014, the state news agency reported.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Zambia

6/2/2014

The UK and Zambia signed a new DTA on February 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Morocco

5/2/2014

The DTA signed between Singapore and Morocco entered into force on January 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Malawi - Netherlands

4/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Malawi has terminated the DTA in force between Malawi and the Netherlands, by extension of the Netherlands-UK DTA to Malawi since 1969, with effect from January 1, 2014, in the Netherlands, and with effect from April 1, 2014, in Malawi.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Various

3/2/2014

Guernsey signed DTAs with Mauritius and the Seychelles on January 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Jersey

31/1/2014

Hungary and Jersey signed a TIEA on January 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: India - Fiji

31/1/2014

India and Fiji signed a DTA on January 30, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Mauritius

31/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg and Mauritius signed a DTA Protocol on January 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - China

30/1/2014

Liechtenstein and China signed a TIEA on January 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Switzerland

29/1/2014

Kazakhstan's upper house of parliament on January 23, 2014, approved the DTA Protocol signed with Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Bahamas - Colombia

28/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Bahamas Government intends to launch negotiations with Colombia towards a tax information exchange agreement.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Kazakhstan

28/1/2014

Kazakhstan and Qatar signed a DTA and an accompanying Protocol on January 19, 2014.


Treaty Update: South Africa - Malta

28/1/2014

The South African Revenue Service published a notice on January 24, 2014, confirming that the DTA Protocol signed with Malta on August 24, 2012, entered into force on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Austria

28/1/2014

Pakistan's Cabinet on January 20, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA Protocol signed with Austria.


Treaty Update: Japan - Sweden

27/1/2014

The Policy Research Institute of Japan's Finance Ministry has confirmed that a DTA Protocol was signed between Japan and Sweden on December 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Bhutan - India

24/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, a law to ratify the Bhutan-India DTA was tabled before Bhutan's parliament on January 22, 2014, for its approval.


Treaty Update: Peru - Mexico

23/1/2014

Peru on January 17, 2014, ratified the DTA the nation signed with Mexico.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Netherlands

22/1/2014

The DTA Protocol signed between the United Kingdom and the Netherlands is to enter into force on January 31, 2014, the UK tax authority has announced, correcting an earlier notice.


Treaty Update: Pakistan - Austria

22/1/2014

Pakistan's Cabinet on January 20, 2014, approved the DTA Protocol signed between Pakistan and Austria.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Various

21/1/2014

The United Arab Emirates' Council of Ministers on January 19, 2014, approved the DTAs the nation signed with Libya and Brunei.


Treaty Update: Canada - Taiwan

21/1/2014

At a meeting between representatives from Canada and Taiwan, it was confirmed that the two countries are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA that is expected to be signed during 2014.


Treaty Update: India - Albania

20/1/2014

In a notification published on January 6, 2014, India confirmed the DTA signed with Albania entered into force on December 4, 2013.


Treaty Update: India - Belize

20/1/2014

In a notification published on January 7, 2014, the Indian Government confirmed that the TIEA signed between Belize and India entered into force on November 25, 2013, following the completion of both territories' domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: India - Korea, South

20/1/2014

India and South Korea concluded negotiations towards a revised DTA on January 16, 2014.


Treaty Update: Vietnam - Cambodia

17/1/2014

During three-day talks between Vietnam and Cambodia concluding on January 14, 2013, the two nations agreed to sign a Protocol to amend their DTA.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Belgium

17/1/2014

Representatives from Andorra and Belgium agreed to negotiate a DTA during a meeting on January 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - China

16/1/2014

Ecuador on January 13, 2014, ratified the DTA Protocol signed with China through Decree no. 208.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Vietnam

15/1/2014

Hong Kong and Vietnam signed a DTA Protocol on January 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - United States

15/1/2014

Mauritius and the United States signed a TIEA and an inter-governmental agreement on December 27, 2013.


Treaty Update: India - United Kingdom

14/1/2014

The UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed that the DTA signed with India on October 30, 2012, entered into force on December 27, 2013.


Treaty Update: Poland - Various

14/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Poland's upper house of parliament on December 18, 2013, approved laws to ratify the tax information exchange agreements signed with Belize and the Bahamas.


Treaty Update: Finland - Panama

13/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Finland and Panama entered into force on December 20, 2013.


Treaty Update: Japan - Oman

13/1/2014

Japan and Oman signed a DTA on January 9, 2014.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Switzerland

10/1/2014

Kazakhstan's lower house of parliament on January 8, 2014, ratified the DTA Protocol the nation signed with Switzerland.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Canada

10/1/2014

The Barbados Government on January 7, 2014, confirmed that the DTA Protocol signed with Canada has become effective.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Lithuania

9/1/2014

The Committee for Foreign Affairs of Morocco's lower house of parliament endorsed the DTA signed with Lithuania, as part of Morocco's domestic ratification procedures, at its meeting on January 2, 2014.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Netherlands

9/1/2014

HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed that the DTA Protocol signed between the UK and the Netherlands on June 12, 2013, entered into force on December 13, 2013. The agreement will be effective in the UK from April 1, 2014, for corporation tax, and from April 6, 2014, for income tax and capital gains tax.


Treaty Update: Uzbekistan - Estonia

8/1/2014

The DTA signed between Uzbekistan and Estonia entered into force on December 21, 2013.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Brunei

8/1/2014

The DTA signed between Bahrain and Brunei was tabled before Bahrain's Cabinet for its approval on January 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Canada

8/1/2014

The TIEA between Canada and Bahrain was tabled before Bahrain's Cabinet for its approval on January 5, 2014.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Switzerland

7/1/2014

Ireland's tax authority, the Revenue Commissioners, has confirmed that the DTA Protocol signed with Switzerland became effective on January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Uruguay - Norway

7/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Uruguay completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the tax information exchange agreement the nation signed with Norway, publishing a law in its Official Gazette on December 4, 2013.


Treaty Update: Russia - Malta

6/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Russia and Malta was forwarded to Russia's lower house of parliament on December 31, 2013, for its approval.


Treaty Update: Turkey - South Africa

6/1/2014

Turkey confirmed on December 13, 2013, the signing of a DTA Protocol with South Africa to add tax information exchange provisions.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Egypt

6/1/2014

The DTA signed between Ireland and Egypt became effective on January 1, 2014, the Irish Revenue Commissioners have announced.


Treaty Update: Peru - Various

3/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Peru's parliament has approved laws to ratify the DTAs the nation signed with Korea, Portugal, Switzerland and Mexico.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Spain

3/1/2014

Argentina's embassy in Spain has confirmed that on December 23, 2013, Argentina and Spain exchanged instruments of ratification to bring the DTA signed between the two nations into force.


Treaty Update: Spain - United Kingdom

3/1/2014

Spain's Senate on December 27, 2013, published a bulletin confirming that it has endorsed a law to ratify the DTA with the United Kingdom, signed on March 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Morocco - Qatar

2/1/2014

Morocco and Qatar signed a DTA on December 24, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Various

2/1/2014

Double tax agreements between Cyprus and Estonia, Finland, Portugal and Spain, and a new DTA with Ukraine became effective on January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Belarus

2/1/2014

Singapore has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Belarus publishing The Income Tax (Singapore - Belarus) (Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement) Order 2013 in the territory's Official Gazette on December 27, 2013.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Ecuador

1/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Qatar's Government on December 25, 2013, approved the signing of a draft DTA with Ecuador.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Qatar

1/1/2014

The DTA signed between Hong Kong and Qatar entered into force on December 31, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cook Islands - Germany

31/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between the Cook Islands and Germany entered into force on December 11, 2013.


Treaty Update: France - Canada

30/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, France's lower house of parliament on December 23, 2013, approved the DTA Protocol signed with Canada.


Treaty Update: New Zealand - Japan

30/12/2013

The DTA signed between New Zealand and Japan on December 10, 2012, will become effective in New Zealand, for withholding taxes from January 1, 2014, and for income taxes for income years beginning on or after April 1, 2014. The agreement will be effective in Japan for all taxes from January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Latvia - India

27/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Latvia's parliament on December 19, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the DTA and an accompanying Protocol signed between the nation and India.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

27/12/2013

A law to ratify the TIEA signed between Jersey and Slovenia was tabled before Jersey's parliament for its approval on December 23, 2013.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Isle of Man

27/12/2013

The DTA signed between the Seychelles and the Isle of Man entered into force on December 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Turkmenistan

27/12/2013

The new DTA signed between Switzerland and Turkmenistan entered into force on December 11, 2013, and will become effective in Switzerland from January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Andorra - Poland

20/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Poland and Andorra will become effective on January 1, 2014, after entering into force on December 18, 2013.


Treaty Update: India - Macedonia

20/12/2013

India and Macedonia signed a DTA on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Iceland

19/12/2013

The United Kingdom and Iceland signed a DTA on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Mexico - Turkey

19/12/2013

Mexico and Turkey signed a DTA on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Japan - United Kingdom

19/12/2013

Japan and the United Kingdom on December 17, 2013, signed a DTA Protocol.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Qatar

18/12/2013

The DTA between Ireland and Qatar entered into force on December 13, 2013.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Sri Lanka

18/12/2013

Belarus on December 17, 2013, confirmed that it had completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Sri Lanka.


Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Kenya

17/12/2013

Sri Lanka and Kenya on December 14, 2013, agreed to launch negotiations towards the signing of a DTA.


Treaty Update: Netherlands - Curacao

17/12/2013

The Netherlands and Curacao have agreed a new framework to prevent double taxation. Curacao became a territory independent of the Netherlands in November 2010. A law, to bring the agreement into effect from January 1, 2015, has been forwarded to the Dutch Council of Ministers.


Treaty Update: Norway - Germany

17/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Norway's parliament on December 5, 2013, approved a law ratifying the DTA Protocol signed with Germany.


Treaty Update: Singapore - San Marino

16/12/2013

Singapore and San Marino signed a DTA on December 11, 2013.


Treaty Update: Costa Rica - Mexico

10/12/2013

Costa Rica and Mexico concluded a first round of DTA negotiations on December 6, 2013.


Treaty Update: Philippines - Italy

10/12/2013

The Government of the Philippines on December 9, 2013, confirmed the signing of a DTA Protocol with Italy.


Treaty Update: Fiji - Various

9/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports on December 6, 2013, Fiji's Cabinet has approved a law ratifying the DTAs the territory signed with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

9/12/2013

Jersey and Slovenia signed a TIEA on November 28, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - China

6/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Ecuador's parliament on December 3, 2013, approved the DTA and an accompanying Protocol the nation signed with China.


Treaty Update: Macau - Japan

5/12/2013

Macau on November 22, 2013, authorized the signing of a TIEA with Japan.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Singapore

5/12/2013

In a decision published in Belarus's Official Gazette on November 29, 2013, the nation's Constitutional Court has approved a law ratifying the TIEA signed with Singapore, endorsed earlier by the House of Representatives on November 15, 2013, as part of Belarus's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Macedonia

5/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Argentina and Macedonia will enter into force on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Switzerland

4/12/2013

The DTA Protocol signed between Switzerland and Ireland will be effective in Ireland from January 1, 2014, having entered into force on November 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Various

4/12/2013

According to a recent update from the Irish tax authority, Ireland is engaged in DTA negotiations with Jordan, Azerbaijan and Tunisia, and is negotiating revisions to its DTAs with Pakistan and the Netherlands.


Treaty Update: India - Cyprus

4/12/2013

Cyprus and India held negotiations towards a revision to the countries' DTA, to incorporate provisions on tax information exchange, over three days concluding on November 28, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Ireland

3/12/2013

On November 27, 2013, the Ukrainian Government approved a draft law to ratify the DTA the nation signed with Ireland.


Treaty Update: British Virgin Islands - Poland

3/12/2013

The Government of the British Virgin Islands has confirmed the signature of its 25th tax information exchange agreement on November 29, 2013, with Poland.


Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Various

2/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Sri Lanka initialled a DTA with Oman and a Protocol with Singapore on November 19, 2013.


Treaty Update: Japan - Belgium

2/12/2013

Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the completion of the nation and Belgium's domestic ratification procedures to bring the DTA Protocol the two nations signed in January 2010 into force from December 27, 2013. The revised agreement will be effective in Japan from January 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Austria - Slovenia

2/12/2013

Austria has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA and an accompanying Protocol signed with Slovenia, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on November 26, 2013.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Kosovo

29/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Czech Republic and Kosovo signed a DTA on November 26, 2013.


Treaty Update: China - Taiwan

29/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, China and Taiwan have settled on the terms for the final draft of an agreement to avoid double taxation, which both expect to soon sign.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Guernsey

28/11/2013

The DTA signed between Singapore and Guernsey entered into force on November 26, 2013, Singapore's Ministry of Finance has confirmed.


Treaty Update: China - France

28/11/2013

China and France signed a DTA on November 26, 2013.


Treaty Update: Bermuda - Poland

28/11/2013

Bermuda and Poland signed a TIEA on November 25, 2013.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Portugal

28/11/2013

The DTA Protocol signed between Singapore and Portugal will enter into force on December 26, 2013, Singapore's Ministry of Finance has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Latvia

27/11/2013

A first round of DTA negotiations between Latvia and Hong Kong was concluded on November 21, 2013.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Bahrain

27/11/2013

A second round of DTA negotiations between Hong Kong and Bahrain are scheduled over two days commencing on December 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Malta - Israel

27/11/2013

Malta on October 25, 2013, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Israel, publishing legal notice 343 of 2013 in its Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Various

26/11/2013

Belarus's lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives, on November 22, 2013, approved laws to ratify the DTAs signed with Laos and Bangladesh.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Spain

26/11/2013

Qatar's Cabinet on November 20, 2013, approved for signature a draft DTA with Spain.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Various

25/11/2013

Belgium's lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives, on November 21, 2013, endorsed legislation to ratify the tax information exchange agreements the nation signed with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bahamas, Belize, Dominica, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia.


Treaty Update: Kyrgyzstan - Oman

25/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Kyrgyzstan's Supreme Council's Committee on Economic and Fiscal Policy has endorsed the signing of a draft DTA with Oman.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Japan

25/11/2013

Belgium's lower house of parliament, the House of Representatives, on November 20, 2013, endorsed a draft law to ratify the DTA Protocol signed with Japan on January 26, 2010.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Various

22/11/2013

Switzerland's new DTAs with Australia, Hungary and China were forwarded to Swiss parliament on November 20, 2013, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.


Treaty Update: Brazil - Turkey

21/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Brazil and Turkey in 2010 entered into force on November 18, 2013.


Treaty Update: Spain - Paraguay

20/11/2013

Spain and Paraguay concluded three-day negotiations towards a DTA on November 13, 2013.


Treaty Update: Italy - Jersey

20/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Italy on November 11, 2013, endorsed a law that would ratify the tax information exchange agreement signed with Jersey.


Treaty Update: Belgium - China

19/11/2013

Belgium's House of Representatives, the lower house of parliament, on November 7, 2013, endorsed the DTA signed with China on October 7, 2009.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Kuwait

19/11/2013

Tajikistan's lower house of parliament on November 13, 2013, endorsed the DTA signed with Kuwait.


Treaty Update: Cook Islands - South Africa

19/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Cook Islands and South Africa signed a TIEA on October 25, 2013.


Treaty Update: Belarus - Various

18/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Belarus's parliamentary Budget and Finances Commission on November 8, 2013, endorsed draft laws that would ratify the DTAs signed with Bangladesh and Laos.


Treaty Update: Rwanda - Mauritius

18/11/2013

The new DTA signed between Rwanda and Mauritius was forwarded to Rwanda's parliament during the week ending November 10, 2013, for ratification, Rwanda's embassy in Kenya has reported.


Treaty Update: United States - Vietnam

18/11/2013

During a meeting on November 14, 2013, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung called for negotiations towards a DTA with the United States to be concluded in earnest.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Various

15/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Liechtenstein completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEAs signed with Canada, Mexico and India on November 8, 2013.


Treaty Update: Malta - South Africa

15/11/2013

Malta completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA Protocol signed with South Africa on November 8, 2013, publishing The Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (South Africa) (Amendment) Order, 2013, in its Official Gazette.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Portugal

14/11/2013

The DTA signed between Cyprus and Portugal will become effective from January 1, 2014, following the entry into force of the agreement on August 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Brunei

14/11/2013

The Finance and Economic Affairs Committee of Bahrain's upper house of parliament, the Shura Council, has approved a law to ratify the DTA signed between Bahrain and Brunei.




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