Latest Treaty Updates: Greenland


Treaty Update: Greenland - San Marino

29/11/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Greenland and San Marino on September 22, 2009, will enter into force on December 7, 2012.


Treaty Update: Greenland - Various

23/4/2012

The Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that TIEAs signed by the former Netherlands Antilles and Aruba with Greenland will enter into force on May 1, 2012. The agreement in respect of the Netherlands Antilles will cover Curaçao, Sint Maarten and the other Caribbean territories remaining part of the Netherlands.


Treaty Update: Costa Rica - Greenland

5/7/2011

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


Treaty Update: Barbados - Greenland

5/7/2011

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


Treaty Update: The Seychelles - Greenland

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: Macao - Greenland

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.




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The Seychelles Adds Guernsey TIEA 3/1/2012
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Australia And Chile Sign DTA 11/3/2010
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