Latest Treaty Updates: Cyprus


Treaty Update: Cyprus - San Marino

25/5/2017

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


Treaty Update: Barbados - Cyprus

22/5/2017

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


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Cyprus

15/5/2017

Luxembourg and Cyprus signed a DTA on May 8, 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: India - Cyprus

9/1/2017

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


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: Cyprus - India

5/12/2016

Cyprus and India signed a DTA Protocol on November 18.


Treaty Update: India - Cyprus

23/11/2016

India and Cyprus signed a DTA Protocol on November 18.


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: Jersey - Cyprus

25/7/2016

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


Treaty Update: Cyprus - India

13/7/2016

Cyprus and India have concluded negotiations on a DTA.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Latvia

3/6/2016

Cyprus and Latvia signed a DTA on May 24, 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: Cyprus - Ethiopia

5/2/2016

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


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Ethiopia

25/1/2016

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


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Georgia

20/1/2016

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


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: 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: Barbados - Cyprus

19/8/2015

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


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Iran

6/8/2015

Cyprus and Iran signed a DTA on August 4, 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: 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: 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: Cyprus - Iceland

7/1/2015

Cyprus and Iceland signed a DTA on November 13, 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: Norway - Cyprus

24/9/2014

Norway recently announced that its DTA with Cyprus entered into force on July 8, 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: Switzerland - Cyprus

29/7/2014

Switzerland and Cyprus signed a DTA on July 27, 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: 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: 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: 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: Cyprus - Norway

26/2/2014

The Government of Cyprus on February 24, 2014, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Norway.


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: 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: 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: India - Cyprus

11/11/2013

India has notified Cyprus that it has suspended the DTA between the two territories, reportedly on account of Cyprus's failure to exchange tax information.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Sri Lanka

10/10/2013

Cyprus and Sri Lanka have agreed to launch intensive negotiations to agree a draft DTA for signing during the three-day Commonwealth Summit scheduled to conclude on November 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Cyprus

1/10/2013

Estonia's parliament on September 25, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

16/9/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Ukraine and Cyprus entered into force on August 7, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Portugal

12/9/2013

The DTA between Cyprus and Portugal entered into force on August 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Spain - Cyprus

7/8/2013

The DTA between Cyprus and Spain was forwarded to Spain's parliament on August 2, 2013, after approval from the Council of Ministers.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Portugal

6/8/2013

The DTA signed between Cyprus and Portugal will enter into force on August 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Cyprus

8/7/2013

Portugal on July 1, 2013, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA the nation signed with Cyprus on May 3, 2013, publishing Resolution no. 72/2013.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

8/7/2013

Ukraine's parliament, the Rada, on July 5, 2013, endorsed a law to approve the DTA the nation signed with Cyprus on November 8, 2012.


Treaty Update: Estonia - Cyprus

25/6/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Estonia ratified the DTA with Cyprus on June 11, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

7/6/2013

Ukraine's parliament, the Rada, voted against a law to terminate the nation's DTA with Cyprus on June 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Ukraine

22/5/2013

Ukraine's DTA with Cyprus was forwarded to the nation's parliament, the Rada, for ratification on May 15, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Estonia

13/3/2013

The Cypriot Ministry of Finance has confirmed the nation has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA it signed with Estonia, publishing an Order in its Official Gazette on February 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Spain

18/2/2013

Cyprus and Spain signed a DTA on February 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Spain - Cyprus

12/2/2013

The Spanish Council of Ministers approved the signing of a DTA with Cyprus at its meeting on February 8, 2013. The two nations agreed to a draft text in 2012 after several years of negotiations.


Treaty Update: Spain - Cyprus

30/11/2012

According to the Spanish government, Spain and Cyprus initialled a DTA on November 27, 2012.


Treaty Update: Portugal - Cyprus

22/11/2012

According to the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal and Cyprus signed a DTA on November 19, 2012.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Finland

20/11/2012

The Cypriot Embassy in Copenhagen announced on November 16 that Cyprus and Finland signed a DTA on November 15, 2012.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

12/11/2012

Ukraine and Cyprus signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on November 7, 2012.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

8/11/2012

Ukraine's Cabinet on November 5, 2012, approved the signature of a draft DTA with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

18/10/2012

The Deputy Head of the Ukraine's Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Leonid Kozhara announced on October 12, 2012, that the nation is close to signing a new DTA with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Estonia

18/10/2012

According to the Cypriot Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Cyprus and Estonia signed a DTA on October 15, 2012.


Treaty Update: Poland - Cyprus

24/8/2012

Poland's President on August 17, 2012, signed a law ratifying the Protocol signed between Poland and Cyprus to update their 1992 DTA.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Estonia

14/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Estonia's parliament on June 7, 2012, approved a draft DTA, and an accompanying Protocol, signed between Estonia and Cyprus.


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: Cyprus - Poland

26/3/2012

Cyprus and Poland signed a Protocol amending their existing DTA on March 22, 2012.


Treaty Update: Russia - Cyprus

17/2/2012

Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, ratified the pending DTA protocol between Cyprus and Russia on February 15, 2012.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Luxembourg

28/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the finance ministers of Luxembourg and Cyprus have agreed that negotiations should commence towards the signing of a convention for the avoidance of double taxation.


Treaty Update: Russia - Cyprus

28/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Russia ratified a Protocol to the DTA with Cyprus on July 14, 2011. The Protocol was signed in 2010 and amends the 1998 treaty.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Cyprus

14/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the United Arab Emirates government ratified the country's DTA with Cyprus on June 28, 2011.


Treaty Update: Ukraine - Cyprus

5/7/2011

Cyprus and Ukraine will sign a Protocol to amend their existing double tax agreement by October at the latest, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told a press conference on July 4, 2011.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Cyprus

30/6/2011

The UAE Cabinet on June 28, 2011, approved the initialled text of a DTA with Cyprus.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Armenia

22/6/2011

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


Treaty Update: Cyprus - United Arab Emirates

22/6/2011

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


Treaty Update: Estonia - Cyprus

1/6/2011

No further information provided.


Treaty Update: Cyprus - Germany

31/5/2011

New DTA


Treaty Update: Armenia - Cyprus

27/5/2011

Ratified by Armenia




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