Latest Treaty Updates: Austria


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: Liechtenstein - Austria

27/9/2016

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


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: Turkmenistan - Austria

5/6/2015

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


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: Pakistan - Austria

25/3/2015

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


Treaty Update: Austria - Taiwan

9/1/2015

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


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Austria

5/12/2014

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


Treaty Update: Belarus - Austria

27/11/2014

Belarus signed a protocol to amend its DTA with Austria on November 24, 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: Austria - Montenegro

25/6/2014

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


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Austria

19/5/2014

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


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: 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: 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: 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: Pakistan - Austria

22/1/2014

Pakistan's Cabinet on January 20, 2014, approved the DTA Protocol signed between Pakistan and Austria.


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: Hong Kong - Austria

21/10/2013

The second Protocol signed between Hong Kong and Austria to revise their DTA entered into force on July 3, 2013, the Hong Kong Government confirmed on October 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Austria

12/9/2013

Liechtenstein's parliament on September 6, 2013, approved the pending DTA Protocol the principality signed with Austria.


Treaty Update: Norway - Austria

10/6/2013

The second Protocol to Norway's DTA with Austria entered into force on June 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: Romania - Austria

8/4/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Romanian Government on April 3, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the pending Protocol to the nation's DTA with Austria.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Austria

14/3/2013

Tajikistan and Austria signed a DTA Protocol on March 13, 2013.


Treaty Update: Liechtenstein - Austria

31/1/2013

Liechtenstein and Austria signed a DTA Protocol on January 29, 2013, to add Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development model tax provisions on tax information exchange to their existing DTA.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Austria

15/1/2013

Singapore and Austria have agreed to a second Protocol to their DTA, to include provisions for the exchange of tax information, Singapore's Ministry of Finance announced on January 9, 2013.


Treaty Update: Austria - Jersey

18/12/2012

Austria is expected to complete its domestic ratification procedures this month in respect of the TIEA the nation signed with Jersey in September 2012, according to information published by the Jersey government on December 10, 2012. The agreement was ratified by Jersey in November 2012.


Treaty Update: Chile - Austria

10/12/2012

The Austrian government has announced that Chile and Austria signed a DTA on December 6, 2012.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Austria

8/11/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the Czech Senate on October 25, 2012, approved a Protocol to add tax information exchange provisions to the nation's DTA with Austria.


Treaty Update: Austria - Romania

4/10/2012

Austria and Romania signed a DTA Protocol on October 1, 2012, to add provisions for the exchange of tax information in line with international standards.


Treaty Update: Austria - Various

4/10/2012

Protocols to Austria's DTAs with Switzerland, Cyprus and China were tabled in the nation's parliament on October 2, 2012, but have yet to be adopted.


Treaty Update: Austria - Montenegro

2/10/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Austria and Montenegro initialled a DTA on September 19, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Austria

19/9/2012

The TIEA signed between Austria and Jersey was forwarded to Jersey's legislative assembly, the States, on September 11, 2012, for ratification.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Austria

11/9/2012

The Jersey government has announced that a TIEA between Jersey and Austria was signed on September 7, 2012.


Treaty Update: Austria - Hong Kong

28/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Austria and Hong Kong signed a Protocol on June 25, 2012, revising the bilateral DTA signed in 2010.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Austria

21/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Tajikistan and Austria will enter into force on July 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Austria

12/6/2012

Georgia and Austria signed a Protocol on June 4, 2012, amending their existing DTA, to add provisions for the exchange of tax information in line with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's standard.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Austria

11/6/2012

According to Tajikistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the DTA signed between Tajikistan and Austria on June 7, 2011, will enter into force on July 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Austria - Cyprus

24/5/2012

According to the Austrian government, Austria and Cyprus signed a Protocol to amend their existing 1990 DTA on May 21, 2012.


Treaty Update: France - Austria

17/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the Protocol to the DTA signed between Austria and France entered into force on May 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Austria - Slovenia

15/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on April 26, 2012, Slovenia's parliament ratified the pending Protocol signed between Slovenia and Austria on October 7, 2011, to amend their 1997 DTA.


Treaty Update: Tajikistan - Austria

5/4/2012

During a meeting on April 3, 2012, officials from Tajikistan and Austria exchanged notes to ratify the pending DTA the two countries signed on June 7, 2011.


Treaty Update: Austria - Slovenia

27/3/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Austria's parliament on March 15, 2012, approved a Protocol to the Austria-Slovenia DTA, which adds tax information exchange provisions.


Treaty Update: Canada - Austria

16/3/2012

The Second Protocol amending the DTA between Canada and Austria was signed on March 9, 2012.


Treaty Update: Austria - Various

14/3/2012

The Austrian government has announced that comprehensive DTAs with the Czech Republic and Canada were signed on March 9, 2012. The agreements include provisions for the exchange of tax information in line with international standards.


Treaty Update: Austria - South Africa

2/3/2012

The pending Protocol to the existing 1996 DTA between South Africa and Austria entered into force on March 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Austria

16/11/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Jersey initialled a TIEA with Austria on November 4, 2011.


Treaty Update: Austria - Finland

18/10/2011

According to preliminary media reports, a Protocol to amend the existing DTA between Austria and Finland will enter into force from December 1, 2011, and apply for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Finland - Austria

4/10/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Finnish parliament ratified an amending Protocol to the DTA between Austria and Finland on September 30, 2011.


Treaty Update: Slovenia - Austria

30/9/2011

The Slovenian government has announced the signing of a Protocol to the 1999 DTA between Slovenia and Austria to add provisions for the exchange of tax information.


Treaty Update: Austria - Monaco

16/8/2011

According to Austria's Finance Ministry, the TIEA with Monaco entered into force on August 1, 2011. The TIEA was signed on September 15, 2009 and applies retroactively from January 1, 2011.


Treaty Update: Austria - Qatar

11/8/2011

According to information available on the Austrian Parliament's web portal, the pending DTA, and an accompanying protocol to provide for tax information exchange, between Austria and Qatar, was ratified by Austria's parliament on July 21, 2011.


Treaty Update: Austria - Tajikistan

13/6/2011

According to the Austrian government, the DTA includes all the OECD legal standards.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Austria

6/6/2011

The DTA was signed on July 2, 2009. In Bahrain, the treaty covers income tax payable under the Amiri Decree No.22/1979, and in Austria, it covers, income tax, corporation tax, land tax, tax on agricultural and forestry enterprises, and the tax on the value of vacant plots. The treaty contains residency, permanent establishment, immovable property income, business profit, pensions and international transport rules, and provides for the elimination of double taxation and for the exchange of information, and has a mutual agreement procedure. Dividend, interest and royalties withholding taxes are not charged.


Treaty Update: Austria - Finland

2/6/2011

The DTA updates the exchange of information article to bring it into line with current OECD standards.


Treaty Update: Ireland - Austria

26/5/2011

The Protocol was signed on December 16, 2009. The Protocol amends the 1966 DTA, which has also been subject to a 1987 Protocol. The Protocol provides for the exchange of information to international standards.




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