Latest Treaty Updates: Armenia

Treaty Update: Armenia - Various


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: Armenia - Germany


Armenia and Germany signed a DTA on June 29.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Sweden


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

Treaty Update: India - Armenia


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - India


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - Denmark


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - Slovakia


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - Israel


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

Treaty Update: Serbia - Armenia


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - Iraq


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

Treaty Update: Armenia - Australia


According to preliminary media reports, the Government of Armenia approved the signing of a TIEA with Australia on August 1, 2013.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Argentina


The Government of Armenia on May 29, 2013, approved the signing of a TIEA with Argentina.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Germany


Armenia and Germany signed a DTA during four-day negotiations that concluded on March 1, 2013.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Russia


Armenia's parliament on February 26, 2013, approved a law to ratify the Protocol to the Armenia-Russia DTA signed on October 24, 2011. Russia has already completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the agreement.

Treaty Update: Russia - Armenia


Russia on February 1, 2013, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA Protocol Russia signed with Armenia on October 24, 2011. The DTA was approved by the State Duma on January 18, 2013, and the Federal Council on January 23, 2013, and the Law was then signed by President Putin.

Treaty Update: Russia - Armenia


Russia's lower house of parliament approved a law on January 18, 2013, ratifying the Protocol that amends the 1996 DTA between Russia and Armenia.

Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Armenia


According to HM Revenue and Customs, the Armenia-UK DTA became effective on January 1, 2013, for UK tax deducted at source from property income, dividends, interest, royalties, annuities not subject to PAYE and other income. The treaty has been effective in the UK for pensions and annuities within PAYE since April 6, 2012.

Treaty Update: Romania - Armenia


On December 12, 2012, the Romanian government approved a proposal for negotiations to start on a Protocol to the 1996 DTA with Armenia.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Slovakia


Armenia and Slovakia concluded four-day negotiations towards a DTA on December 6, 2012, the Armenian tax authority has announced.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Various


According to preliminary media reports, Armenia has initialled two new DTAs, including with Malta on November 22, 2012, and with Uzbekistan on October 12, 2012.

Treaty Update: Ireland - Armenia


The Irish tax authority, the Revenue Commissioners, has confirmed that a new DTA between Armenia and Ireland will become effective on January 1, 2013.

Treaty Update: Argentina - Armenia


The Argentinian tax authority, AFIP has confirmed that Argentina and Armenia will soon sign a DTA following the conclusion of a customs cooperation agreement.

Treaty Update: Russia - Armenia


A law that would ratify a pending Protocol to the 1996 Russia-Armenia DTA was considered by the Russian government on October 11, 2012.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Various


The Armenian government on October 10, 2012, endorsed the signing of draft DTAs with Malta and Israel.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Seychelles


Armenia and the Seychelles initialed a DTA during five days of meetings which concluded on August 17, 2012.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Spain


The DTA signed between Armenia and Spain on December 16, 2011, entered into force on March 21, 2012.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Various


The DTAs signed between Armenia and the UK and Ireland were submitted to Armenia's parliament for debate on February 9, 2012.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Ireland


According to preliminary media reports, Armenia ratified the pending DTA between the nation and Ireland on February 9, 2012. The agreement was ratified by Ireland on January 24, 2012.

Treaty Update: Russia - Armenia


Russia and Armenia signed an amending protocol to the DTA the two countries share during meetings between Russian President Dmitriy Medvedev and his Armenian counterpart, Serzh Sargsyan between October 23-25, 2011.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Spain


According to preliminary media reports, the pending DTA between Armenia and Spain, signed in December 2010, was ratified by Armenia on October 3, 2011. This follows the completion of ratification procedures by Spain in May 2011.

Treaty Update: Ireland - Armenia


Ireland and Armenia signed a DTA on July 14, 2011, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs has announced.

Treaty Update: Armenia - United Kingdom


The Armenian Foreign Ministry has announced that a DTA was signed with the UK government in London on July 13.

Treaty Update: Cyprus - Armenia


According to preliminary media reports on June 14, Cyprus has signed a DTA with the Armenia.

Treaty Update: Spain - Armenia


Spain ratified

Treaty Update: Armenia - Cyprus


Ratified by Armenia

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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA 12/3/2010
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Germany Approves Liechtenstein TIEA 15/3/2010
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UAE Completes VAT Study 12/3/2010
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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST 12/3/2010
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Australia Promised Full Debate On Tax Review 15/3/2010
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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift 12/3/2010
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Tax Relief For California Storm Victims 11/3/2010
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OECD Praises Portugal's Fiscal Plan 11/3/2010
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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA 11/3/2010
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Australia And Chile Sign DTA 11/3/2010
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Swiss-German Tax Talks Resume 12/3/2010
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US Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill 12/3/2010
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