Latest Treaty Updates: Jersey


Treaty Update: Jersey - Mauritius

9/3/2017

Jersey and Mauritius signed a DTA on March 3.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Cyprus

25/7/2016

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


Treaty Update: Germany - Jersey

4/11/2015

Germany's upper house of Parliament approved a DTA with Jersey on October 16, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Rwanda

2/10/2015

Jersey ratified its DTA with Rwanda on September 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Korea, South

21/8/2015

Legislation was tabled before Jersey's parliament on August 12, 2015, to ratify the DTA with South Korea.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

21/8/2015

Legislation was tabled before Jersey's parliament on August 11, 2015, that would ratify the territory's DTAs with Rwanda and Seychelles.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Korea, South

31/7/2015

Jersey and South Korea signed a TIEA on July 21, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Rwanda

8/7/2015

Jersey and Rwanda signed a DTA on June 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Germany - Jersey

4/6/2015

Germany and Jersey signed a DTA on May 7, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Italy

30/1/2015

The TIEA between Jersey and Italy entered into force on January 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Hungary

29/1/2015

The TIEA between Jersey and Hungary will enter into force on February 13, 2015.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Romania

5/12/2014

Jersey signed a TIEA with Romania on December 1, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Latvia

2/4/2014

The tax information exchange agreement between Jersey and Latvia entered into force on March 1, 2014, according to an update from the Jersey Government on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Belgium

17/3/2014

Jersey and Belgium signed a TIEA on March 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

11/2/2014

Jersey ratified the TIEA the nation signed with Slovenia on February 4, 2014.


Treaty Update: Hungary - Jersey

31/1/2014

Hungary and Jersey signed a TIEA on January 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

27/12/2013

A law to ratify the TIEA signed between Jersey and Slovenia was tabled before Jersey's parliament for its approval on December 23, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Slovenia

9/12/2013

Jersey and Slovenia signed a TIEA on November 28, 2013.


Treaty Update: Italy - Jersey

20/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Italy on November 11, 2013, endorsed a law that would ratify the tax information exchange agreement signed with Jersey.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

23/10/2013

Authorities in Jersey are engaged in DTA negotiations or have agreed a draft double tax agreement with Bahrain, Cyprus, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, the Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates, according to an update from the Jersey government published on October 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Switzerland

19/9/2013

Jersey signed a TIEA with Switzerland on September 16, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Japan

5/8/2013

The TIEA signed between Jersey and Japan will enter into force on August 30, 2013, following an exchange of diplomatic notes completing both nations' domestic ratification procedures on July 31, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Isle of Man

22/7/2013

The DTA signed between Jersey and the Isle of Man entered into force on July 10, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Luxembourg

22/7/2013

The Government of Jersey has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA the territory signed with Luxembourg, approving a law tabled before Jersey's parliament on July 2, 2013.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Jersey

16/7/2013

The comprehensive DTA signed between Guernsey and Jersey became effective on July 9, 2013.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Jersey

9/7/2013

Hong Kong notified Jersey of the completion of its domestic ratification procedures on July 3, 2013, bringing the DTA signed between the two territories in February 2012 into immediate effect.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Luxembourg

2/7/2013

Jersey's parliament is to consider the adoption of a double tax agreement with Luxembourg, in a proposition lodged on May 21, 2013, according to a document released ahead of a parliamentary meeting on July 2, 2013.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Jersey

13/5/2013

The DTA signed between Singapore and Jersey entered into force on May 2, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Singapore

9/5/2013

Jersey completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA it signed with Singapore publishing an Order in its Official Gazette on May 2, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Luxembourg

19/4/2013

Jersey and Luxembourg signed a DTA on April 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - United Kingdom

21/3/2013

The Jersey Government announced on March 20, 2013, that it has agreed in principle to revise its DTA with the United Kingdom.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

19/2/2013

The Jersey government forwarded legislation to the island's parliament, the States, on February 11, 2013, that would ratify the territory's newly signed TIEAs with Brazil and Latvia.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

30/1/2013

Jersey signed new TIEAs with Brazil and Latvia on January 28, 2013.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

29/1/2013

Jersey signed new comprehensive DTAs containing tax information exchange provisions with the other Crown Dependencies on a trilateral basis, on January 24, 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: Jersey - Singapore

11/12/2012

Legislation to ratify the pending Jersey-Singapore DTA was forwarded to Jersey's legislative assembly, the States, for its approval on December 4, 2012.


Treaty Update: Singapore - Jersey

19/10/2012

Singapore's Inland Revenue Authority has announced that Singapore and Jersey signed a comprehensive DTA on October 17, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Singapore

24/9/2012

Jersey and Singapore have recently initialled a TIEA, according to information published by the Jersey government on September 7, 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: Jersey - Various

22/5/2012

According to information published by the Jersey government on May 17, 2012, the island's States of Assembly ratified three DTAs signed with Hong Kong, Qatar and Italy.


Treaty Update: Jersey - India

22/5/2012

The Jersey government on May 17, 2012, confirmed that the TIEA signed between Jersey and India in November 2011 entered into force on May 8, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Czech Republic

17/4/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Jersey and the Czech Republic on July 12, 2011, entered into force on March 16, 2012.


Treaty Update: Qatar - Jersey

17/4/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Qatar's Cabinet on April 4, 2012, approved a law that would ratify the draft income tax treaty recently signed between Qatar and Jersey.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

3/4/2012

Jersey Chief Minister Ian Gorst on March 30, 2012, lodged a proposal with the island's legislative assembly, the States of Jersey, that would ratify the TIEA Jersey signed with Qatar in March 2012. On March 28, 2012, Gorst also lodged a proposal for the States to ratify the DTA signed between Jersey and Hong Kong in February 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Qatar

16/3/2012

The Jersey government has announced that the territory will sign a DTA with Qatar during a four-day visit by a Jersey government delegation to begin on March 17, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Italy

14/3/2012

The Jersey government has announced that a TIEA would be signed between Italy and Jersy on March 13, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Mexico

13/3/2012

According to the government of Jersey, the TIEA signed between Jersey and Mexico has been ratified will enter into force on March 22, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - South Africa

2/3/2012

The TIEA between Jersey and South Africa entered into force on February 29, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Hong Kong

27/2/2012

The governments of Jersey and Hong Kong have jointly announced that a DTA between Jersey and Hong Kong was signed on February 24, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

16/2/2012

Jersey tabled legislation that would ratify the territory's pending TIEAs with Japan, Poland and India, on February 6, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Estonia

6/2/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Jersey and Estonia entered into force on January 13, 2012.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Hong Kong

12/12/2011

The Jersey government confirmed on December 9, 2011, that it is engaged in negotiations with Hong Kong authorities towards an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation.


Treaty Update: Poland - Jersey

8/12/2011

According to the Polish Embassy in London, a TIEA between Poland and Jersey was signed on December 2, 2011.


Treaty Update: Japan - Jersey

6/12/2011

Japan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that a TIEA between Japan and Jersey was on December 2, 2011.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Austria

16/11/2011

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


Treaty Update: Jersey - India

14/11/2011

According to the government of Jersey, a TIEA between Jersey and India was signed on November 3.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Various

11/11/2011

The Jersey government has confirmed that TIEAs with Argentina and China entered into force on November 5, 2011, and November 10, 2011, respectively.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Argentina

5/8/2011

The Jersey government has announced the signing of a TIEA with Argentina, which took place on July 28, 2011.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Czech Republic

14/7/2011

The Jersey government confirmed the signing of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with the Czech Republic on July 14, 2011.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Luxembourg

13/7/2011

According to a statement from the Jersey government on July 8, 2011, Jersey and Luxembourg are to commence negotiations on an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation.


Treaty Update: Jersey - Czech Republic

11/7/2011

Jersey's government has said that on July 12, 2011, it will sign a TIEA with the Czech Republic. The agreement will be Jersey's 22nd TIEA.


Treaty Update: Japan - Jersey

2/6/2011

According to the Japanese government, an agreement has been reached in principle. The TIEA will also provide for the exemption of tax at source for certain income of individuals, such as pensions.


Treaty Update: Canada - Jersey

25/5/2011

In Canada, the TIEA applies to all taxes on income and capital. In Jersey, the TIEA applies to income tax and goods and services tax. The TIEA provides for the exchange of information held by banks, and other financial institutions, and information regarding legal and beneficial ownership of companies, partnerships foundations, investment funds/schemes, and, in some cases, trusts.




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Jersey, Cyprus Agree New Double Taxation Agreement 14/7/2016
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UK Gov't Amends View On DTA Residence Articles 1/12/2015
UK tax authority HM Revenue and Customs has announced a change of view on the interpretation of the company residence articles in 16 double taxation agreements.

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Switzerland's First Tax Info Exchange Pacts To Take Effect 4/11/2014
Switzerland's tax information exchange agreements with Jersey, Guernsey,, and the Isle of Man have entered into force and will be effective from January 1, 2015.

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OECD Releases New Peer Review Reports 6/8/2014
On August 4, 2014, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purpose published peer review reports and compliance ratings for a new batch of jurisdictions.

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Franco-Swiss IHT Deal Blocked By Upper House 16/6/2014
The Swiss National Council has voted against the Council of State's decision to return the inheritance tax agreement with France to the Federal Council for renegotiation.

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Switzerland Revives DTA With Argentina 21/3/2014
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Switzerland Adopts Proposals On Multiple Tax Accords 25/11/2013
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Luxembourg Implements Administrative Assistance Directive 9/10/2013
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Isle Of Man's DTA With Jersey Comes Into Force 11/7/2013
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Hong Kong, Jersey DTA In Force 11/7/2013
The double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and Jersey came into force on July 3, 2013, after the completion of ratification procedures by both sides.

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Jersey Agrees UK FATCA Package 21/3/2013
The Jersey Government has joined the Isle of Man in announcing that it has agreed a package of tax measures with the United Kingdom to share tax information on an automatic basis.

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Isle Of Man Confident Of UK FATCA Decision 20/3/2013
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Crown Dependencies Hail New Tax Cooperation Pacts 30/1/2013
Guernsey and the Isle of Man have welcomed the signing, on a tripartite basis, of new conventions for the avoidance of double taxation between the Crown Dependencies, which will strengthen tax cooperation between the two islands, and with Jersey.

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Jersey Signs DTAs With Guernsey And IoM 29/1/2013
The Jersey government has confirmed that it has signed new comprehensive double tax agreements with the Isle of Man and Guernsey.

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Singapore, Jersey Sign DTA 19/10/2012
On October 17, 2012, Singapore and Jersey signed a double taxation agreement, which also incorporates the internationally-agreed standard for the exchange of information for tax purposes.

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Hong Kong, Jersey Sign DTA 28/2/2012
On February 24, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Professor K C Chan (pictured), and Jersey’s Chief Minister Ian Gorst, signed a double taxation agreement between Hong Kong and Jersey.

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Miliband Comments 'Lack Credibility', Say Guernsey, IoM 20/1/2012
Guernsey and the Isle of Man have joined Jersey in denouncing as erroneous the comments of the leader of the opposition Labour Party in the UK, Ed Miliband, in which he called for the European Union to take action against territories such as the Crown Dependencies on tax transparency concerns.

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Jersey Finance Welcomes New Tax Pacts 13/12/2011
Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s financial services industry, has welcomed the signing of two tax cooperation agreements with Japan and Poland and the commencement of negotiations with Hong Kong towards a double tax avoidance pact.

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India Rapidly Expanding Tax Agreement Network 17/10/2011
India is playing a major role in the global crusade against black money and has completed negotiations for 16 new tax information exchange agreements, according to the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes M C Joshi.

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Jersey To Ratify Maltese DTA 7/6/2010
Jersey’s legislative assembly, the States, is expected to ratify the convention for the avoidance of double taxation and fiscal evasion signed with Malta on January 25, 2010 when the text is tabled on June 8.

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Australia Signs Offshore Agreements 25/5/2010
The Australian government has announced that agreements for the allocation of taxing rights with the Isle of Man, Jersey and the British Virgin Islands have come into force.

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Chile Plans More Tax Agreements 30/4/2010
Chilean finance minister, Felipe Larraín, has announced that the government had begun negotiation of Tax Information Exchange Agreements with a series of low-tax jurisdictions as a way of combating tax evasion.

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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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NZ Emissions 'Tax' Attacked 15/3/2010
The ACT New Zealand Party, a member of the country’s present coalition government, has continued its opposition to New Zealand’s new carbon emissions trading scheme, calling it a tax that will increase inflation in the economy.

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Orascom Loses Algerian Tax Appeal 12/3/2010
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