Latest Treaty Updates: Denmark


Treaty Update: Japan - Denmark

22/5/2017

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


Treaty Update: Azerbaijan - Denmark

23/2/2017

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


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Denmark

12/11/2015

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


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: 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: 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: Ireland - Denmark

16/1/2015

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


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: 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: Ireland - Denmark

28/7/2014

Ireland and Denmark signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on July 22, 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: Denmark - Seychelles

1/8/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Denmark and the Seychelles entered into force on July 28, 2013.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Denmark

4/1/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Czech Republic-Denmark DTA became effective on January 1, 2013, following its entry into force on December 22, 2012.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Denmark

28/12/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the new Czech-Danish DTA entered into force on December 22, 2012. The new treaty replaces the former DTA between the two nations dating back to 1982.


Treaty Update: Bahrain - Denmark

18/9/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Bahrain and Denmark on October 14, 2011, entered into force on September 5, 2012.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Brunei

2/7/2012

According to the Danish government, Denmark and Brunei signed a TIEA on June 27, 2012.


Treaty Update: China - Denmark

20/6/2012

According to China's state news agency, China and Denmark signed a DTA on June 15, 2012.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Denmark

13/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Mauritius and Denmark entered into force on June 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Hungary

8/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 24, 2012, the Danish parliament approved the DTA signed between Denmark and Hungary in 2011.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Liberia

7/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Denmark and Liberia entered into force on May 18, 2012.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Various

4/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 24, 2012 Denmark's parliament approved two bills that would ratify the DTA signed between Denmark and Hungary, and a Protocol amending the DTA signed between Denmark and Brazil.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Various

27/2/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Denmark's TIEAs with Dominica and Grenada entered into force on February 1, 2012, and February 14, 2012, respectively.


Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Denmark

29/8/2011

The Czech Finance Ministry has said that a DTA with Denmark was signed on August 25, 2011. The treaty will replace the 1982 DTA which was signed between Denmark and the then Czechoslovakia.


Treaty Update: Belgium - Denmark

19/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Belgian parliament ratified a Protocol to the DTA with Denmark on July 7, 2011.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Denmark

7/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Hungary ratified its DTA with Denmark in parliament on June 27, 2011.


Treaty Update: Costa Rica - Denmark

5/7/2011

An OECD-model TIEA was signed between Costa Rica and Denmark on June 29, 2011, Norden has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Denmark

5/7/2011

According to Invest Barbados, Barbados has initialled a TIEA with Denmark.


Treaty Update: Denmark - China

22/6/2011

According to the Danish government it provides certainty for future tax payments and eliminates the risk of double taxation.


Treaty Update: Denmark - China

20/6/2011

According to the Danish government it provides certainty for future tax payments and eliminates the risk of double taxation.


Treaty Update: The Seychelles - Denmark

1/6/2011

The TIEA covers taxes of every kind, and provides for the exchange of information relevant to the determination, assessment and collection of taxes, the recovery and enforcement of tax claims, and the investigation/prosecution of tax matters. The TIEA also provides for the exchange of information held by banks and other financial institutions, and information regarding the ownership of companies, partnerships, trusts and foundations.


Treaty Update: Denmark - Hungary

1/6/2011

The DTA will replace the current agreement, signed in 1978. The main change is in relation to the provisions covering the taxation of payments from private pension plans. Previously, the agreement had assumed that private pensions are taxed where the pensioner resides, but, with the new agreement, they will be taxed where they are paid. Transitional provisions also aply. The Danish government is expected to submit a draft bill for the DTA's approval in October, 2011.


Treaty Update: Macao - Denmark

1/6/2011

The TIEA covers taxes of every kind, and provides for the exchange of information relevant to the determination, assessment and collection of taxes, the recovery and enforcement of tax claims, and the investigation/prosecution of tax matters. The TIEA also provides for the exchange of information held by banks and other financial institutions, and information regarding the ownership of companies, partnerships, trusts and foundations.


Treaty Update: Aruba - Denmark

31/5/2011




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