Latest Treaty Updates: Kenya


Treaty Update: Qatar - Kenya

22/7/2014

Qatar's Cabinet on July 16, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA with Kenya.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Various

21/7/2014

Kenya's Cabinet at its meeting on July 10, 2014, approved a DTA with Ethiopia and a DTA with Kuwait.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Kenya

18/4/2014

The Seychelles and Kenya signed a DTA on March 19, 2014, the Seychelles Government has announced. The agreement was initialed in July 2011.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Ethiopia

18/3/2014

Kenya and Ethiopia are negotiating a DTA, a statement posted on March 11, 2014, on the Kenyan President's website said.


Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Kenya

17/12/2013

Sri Lanka and Kenya on December 14, 2013, agreed to launch negotiations towards the signing of a DTA.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Turkey

18/10/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Kenya and Turkey are to sign a double tax agreement in 2014.


Treaty Update: Kenya - Nigeria

12/9/2013

Kenya and Nigeria signed a DTA on September 6, 2013.


Treaty Update: Iran - Kenya

14/9/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Iran's government on September 4, 2012, submitted the pending Iran-Kenya DTA to parliament for approval.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Kenya

10/5/2012

Kenya and Mauritius signed a DTA on May 7, 2012.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Kenya

28/11/2011

A DTA between the United Arab Emirates and Kenya was on November 21, 2011.


Treaty Update: Seychelles - Kenya

28/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the governments of the Seychelles and Kenya have initialled a double tax avoidance agreement.


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Kenya

7/7/2011

An 'initial agreement' on the avoidance of double taxation has been confirmed by the UAE Ministry of Finance as being signed between the United Arab Emirates and Kenya on July 5, 2011.




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