Latest Treaty Updates: Ecuador


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Qatar

4/10/2016

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


Treaty Update: Qatar - Ecuador

27/4/2015

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


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: Honduras - Ecuador

6/8/2014

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


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: 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: 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: Ecuador - Korea, South

13/9/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Ecuador's parliament on September 5, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the pending DTA signed with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Qatar

10/9/2013

Ecuador and Qatar concluded a second round of negotiations on September 2, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Costa Rica

7/6/2013

Ecuador and Costa Rica have newly signed a TIEA, Ecuador's Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed on June 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Singapore

11/4/2013

Singapore and Ecuador commenced four-day negotiations towards a comprehensive DTA on April 8, 2013.


Treaty Update: China - Ecuador

24/1/2013

China and Ecuador signed a DTA on January 21, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Qatar

24/1/2013

Ecuador's Ministry for Foreign Affairs said that it expects to sign a new DTA with Qatar on February 15, 2013, follow two-day meetings that concluded on January 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - China

18/12/2012

During a fourth round of negotiations on December 12, 2012, China and Ecuador agreed the text of a draft DTA.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Germany

5/11/2012

The Ecuadorian embassy in Germany confirmed on October 23, 2012, that Germany and Ecuador had completed negotiations towards a Protocol to amend their 1982 DTA.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Uruguay

10/10/2012

Ecuador completed the ratification of the Ecuador-Uruguay DTA, publishing a notification in its Official Gazette on September 28, 2012.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Uruguay

17/9/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the National Assembly of Ecuador approved the pending Ecuador-Uruguay DTA and an accompanying Protocol on September 11, 2012.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Various

6/9/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Ecuador held a first round of negotiations towards a DTA with Saudi Arabia and with the United Arab Emirates during two-day meetings which concluded on August 31, 2012.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Portugal

10/7/2012

Ecuador and Portugal on June 27, 2012, concluded the first round of negotiations towards a DTA, the Ecuadorian government has confirmed.


Treaty Update: China - Ecuador

23/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 11, 2012, China and Ecuador concluded four days of negotiations towards a DTA.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - China

18/5/2012

Ecuador and China held the first round of their negotiations towards a DTA during five days of meetings in Beijing, which concluded on May 11, 2012.


Treaty Update: Korea, South - Ecuador

1/9/2011

According to the South Korean Ministry of Finance, a DTA between Ecuador and South Korea was signed on August 25.


Treaty Update: Ecuador - Korea, South

22/6/2011

The Ecuadorian Foreign Ministry announced on June 3 that the first round of negotiations had commenced. They were held from June 3 to June 7.


Treaty Update: Uruguay - Ecuador

8/6/2011


Treaty Update: Argentina - Ecuador

25/5/2011

The TIEA covers all taxes in both countries, and will apply to taxes modified or added in future. According to the AFIP, the TIEA will also aid in the combating of fraud, tax evasion and avoidance, and help develop better sources of information in tax matters.




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Hong Kong Property Taxes Reviewed 16/3/2010
Hong Kong’s Financial Secretary, John C Tsang, made the traditional post-budget speech at the Joint Business Community Luncheon on March 12 and, in particular, reviewed the tax measures taken to increase the transaction cost of property speculation so as to reduce the risk of a property bubble being created.

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Orascom Loses Algerian Tax Appeal 12/3/2010
Egyptian telecom company, Orascom Telecom, has announced that its Algerian subsidiary, Orascom Telecom Algérie, has received a rejection to its appeal, made in December last year, against the notice for taxes and penalties it had received from the Algerian tax authorities the month previously.

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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA 12/3/2010
It has recently emerged that Switzerland and Slovakia have initialled a revised bilateral double taxation agreement, containing the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s standard on tax information exchange.

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UK Budget To Hit The Rich 12/3/2010
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BVI To Review Taxes And Fees 15/3/2010
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Germany Approves Liechtenstein TIEA 15/3/2010
Germany’s Cabinet has recently approved a bill pertaining to the bilateral tax information exchange agreement with Liechtenstein.

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UAE Completes VAT Study 12/3/2010
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are inching closer to the introduction of a value-added tax.

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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST 12/3/2010
After a government meeting, Malaysia’s Second Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah, has rejected any suggestion that the proposed introduction of a goods and services tax has been cancelled.

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Australia Promised Full Debate On Tax Review 15/3/2010
Following indications that the Australian government was thinking of a delay to the release of the Henry tax review, the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, has now confirmed that it will be issued in good time for a full debate on any proposed tax changes.

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IRS Offers Help To Struggling Taxpayers 14/3/2010
The US Internal Revenue Service has announced several additional steps it is taking this tax season to help people having difficulties meeting their tax obligations because of unemployment or other financial problems.

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Baucus Seeks Trade Preference Reform 15/3/2010
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is leading efforts for reform of US trade preference programs accorded to developing countries.

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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift 12/3/2010
Governments must now gear their economies towards jobs, international competitiveness and increasing the tax-take, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has said in its latest ‘Going for Growth’ report, analyzing the next step for recovering economies.

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Jersey Riding Out Onshore Storm 15/3/2010
Jersey will overcome the evolving challenges being faced by offshore international financial centres, Geoff Cook, Chief Executive of Jersey Finance, told participants at a Breakfast Briefing in London.

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Tax Relief For California Storm Victims 11/3/2010
The State of California’s Franchise Tax Board on March 9 announced special tax relief for California taxpayers affected by the recent severe winter storms that started in January.

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Belgium's Kilometer Tax Opposed 11/3/2010
The Humanist group cdH of the Walloon parliament in Belgium has rejected the idea of a road tax levied per kilometre travelled, advocating instead the introduction of an inclusive road tax disc, which could then be modified to take certain environmental criteria into account.

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Bahamas Achieves White-Listing 12/3/2010
The Bahamas has achieved a place on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's ‘white list’ following the signing of Tax Information Exchange Agreements with the seven Nordic economies of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, on March 10.

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OECD Praises Portugal's Fiscal Plan 11/3/2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has welcomed Portugal’s fiscal consolidation plan, emphasizing that it will serve to support growth.

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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA 11/3/2010
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and UK ambassador, Jamie Bowden, signed a comprehensive double taxation agreement between the two countries in Manama on March 10.

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Australia And Chile Sign DTA 11/3/2010
Australia’s Assistant Treasurer, Nick Sherry, has announced that Australia and Chile have signed a comprehensive bilateral double taxation agreement – the second such agreement between Australia and a South American country.

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Swiss-German Tax Talks Resume 12/3/2010
During a recent visit to Berlin, Switzerland’s State Secretary Michael Ambühl, Head of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters in the Federal Department of Finance, met with representatives of Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance and Federal Chancellery to exchange ideas on current financial and tax policy issues.

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US Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill 12/3/2010
US Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has applauded the Senate’s passage of legislation to extend tax cuts, unemployment insurance benefits and eligibility for unemployment benefits and health care for unemployed workers through the end of 2010.

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MEPs Push EU Tobin Tax 12/3/2010
In a recently adopted resolution, the European Parliament has emphasized the need to develop plans for a global tax to discourage excessive risk-taking by financial institutions and to ensure that the financial industry pays for damage caused by the financial crisis.

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Amazon Retaliates Against Colorado 11/3/2010
Amazon.com cut ties with its Colorado affiliate marketers on March 8 after the US state forged ahead with its plan to introduce a mandatory Internet sales tax on e-businesses with an annual turnover exceeding USD100,000.

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