Latest Treaty Updates: Macedonia


Treaty Update: United Arab Emirates - Macedonia

28/10/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Macedonia signed a DTA on October 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Hong Kong - Macedonia

8/7/2015

Hong Kong and Macedonia completed a first round of DTA negotiations on June 12, 2015.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Macedonia

9/3/2015

Kazakhstan approved a law ratifying the DTA with Macedonia on February 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Saudi Arabia - Macedonia

7/1/2015

In an update published on December 16, 2014, the Saudi tax authority confirmed that Saudi Arabia had signed a DTA with Macedonia.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Vietnam

21/10/2014

Macedonia signed a DTA with Vietnam on October 15, 2014.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - India

30/9/2014

According to preliminary media reports, on September 4, 2014, Macedonia ratified its DTA with India.


Treaty Update: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Macedonia

11/4/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 20, 2014, completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Macedonia.


Treaty Update: India - Macedonia

20/12/2013

India and Macedonia signed a DTA on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Macedonia

5/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Argentina and Macedonia will enter into force on December 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Argentina

13/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Macedonia has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the DTA signed with Argentina, publishing a notice in its Official Gazette on October 30, 2013.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - Macedonia

25/6/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Kuwait and Macedonia was endorsed by the Kuwait National Assembly on June 13, 2013.


Treaty Update: Argentina - Macedonia

30/4/2013

Argentina and Macedonia signed a TIEA on April 26, 2013.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - Macedonia

22/4/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Foreign Affairs Committee of Kuwait's National Assembly approved a DTA signed with Macedonia on April 15, 2013, as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedure.


Treaty Update: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Macedonia

20/12/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina approved the signing of a draft DTA with Macedonia on November 30, 2012.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - India

19/10/2012

A spokesperson for the Macedonian government confirmed on October 9, 2012, that the nation is to commence negotiations with India towards the conclusion of a DTA.


Treaty Update: Israel - Macedonia

17/9/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Macedonia confirmed on September 10, 2012, that it has agreed to begin DTA negotiations with Israel.


Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Macedonia

4/7/2012

It has been announced that Kazakhstan and Macedonia signed a DTA on July 2, 2012.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Macedonia

18/5/2012

Luxembourg and Macedonia signed a DTA on May 15, 2012.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Kosovo

10/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Macedonia and Kosovo on April 6, 2011, entered into force on April 13, 2012.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Kuwait

22/3/2012

Macedonia and Kuwait initialled a DTA on March 20, 2012.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - India

8/3/2012

On March 5, 2012, India and Macedonia commenced negotiations towards a bilateral DTA.


Treaty Update: Macedonia - Norway

1/9/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Macedonian parliament has passed legislation ratifying the DTA between Macedonia and Norway.




Treaty Updates by Territory


Latest News


Mexico Praised For Tax Transparency 19/8/2014
Mexico was the only country to be rated fully compliant with international tax transparency standards out of ten jurisdictions that were issued ratings by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development on August 8, 2014.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


Andorra's Marti Rules Out Taxes On Wealth And Inheritances 24/6/2014
Andorran Prime Minister Antoni Marti has made clear that the Government has no plans to introduce a tax on wealth or inheritances.

Read full story


Hollande Praises Andorran Tax And Economic Reforms 18/6/2014
French President and Co-Prince of Andorra François Hollande praised the Andorran Government's decision to open up the nation's economy and reform the tax system in the wake of the financial crisis during a recent visit to the Principality.

Read full story


Andorra Credit Outlook Negative Despite Fiscal Reforms 17/4/2014
Despite an ongoing reform of the Andorran tax structure and efforts to diversify the economy, international ratings agency Standard and Poor's has attached a negative outlook to Andorra's A-/A-2 long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings.

Read full story


Switzerland Revives DTA With Argentina 21/3/2014
Switzerland and Argentina have recently signed a new agreement for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and on capital.

Read full story


Andorra Firms Up IRPF Income Tax Plans 11/7/2013
Andorran Finance Minister Jordi Cinca has provided further clarification on provisions contained in the Government's bill, providing for the introduction of a tax on individual income in Andorra.

Read full story


Andorra, EU Initiate Savings Tax Talks 4/7/2013
Andorran Prime Minister Antoni Marti has held talks with European Tax Commissioner Algirdas Šemeta, with the discussions focusing on the adopted mandate of the European Council of Ministers regarding negotiations with third countries on extending the savings tax directive, to close loopholes.

Read full story


Andorra Seeks More DTAs 19/10/2012
In addition to ongoing negotiations with France, Andorra has opened negotiations with Belgium and Switzerland towards double tax agreements.

Read full story


France, Andorra May Reach Comprehensive DTA 2/8/2012
A meeting between French President François Hollande, President of the Andorran parliament Vicenç Mateu Zamora and Head of the Andorran Government Antoni Marti at the Elysée Palace in Paris, discussed a new comprehensive DTA between France and Andorra.

Read full story


Colombia, Portugal Sign DTA 6/9/2010
A double taxation agreement signed between Colombia and Portugal adds to those already concluded by Colombia with Spain, Switzerland, Chile, Canada, Mexico and South Korea.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


UK Budget To Hit The Rich 12/3/2010
Wealthy individuals may have less than two weeks to put plans in place to reduce the tax impact of the Chancellor’s pre-election Budget, warns PKF Accountants and business advisers.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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

Read full story


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.

Read full story


BVI To Review Taxes And Fees 15/3/2010
British Virgin Islands Prime Minister, Ralph O’Neal has said that the territory will run a budget surplus during 2010, although the government still intends to review indirect taxes and fees on financial services.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story


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.

Read full story