Latest Treaty Updates: Mauritius


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Mauritius

7/7/2014

The DTA signed between Guernsey and Mauritius on December 17, 2013, will become effective on July 27, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Ghana

27/5/2014

Mauritius and Ghana agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA on May 22, 2014.


Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Mauritius

31/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg and Mauritius signed a DTA Protocol on January 28, 2014.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - United States

15/1/2014

Mauritius and the United States signed a TIEA and an inter-governmental agreement on December 27, 2013.


Treaty Update: Rwanda - Mauritius

18/11/2013

The new DTA signed between Rwanda and Mauritius was forwarded to Rwanda's parliament during the week ending November 10, 2013, for ratification, Rwanda's embassy in Kenya has reported.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Zambia

9/10/2013

Mauritius has reported successful negotiations towards a DTA with Zambia during a five-day process, which concluded on September 27, 2013. At the conclusion of the meetings, the two parties agreed to soon sign and ratify the agreed pact.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Guernsey

26/8/2013

Guernsey and Mauritius commenced negotiations towards a DTA during three-day meetings concluding on August 14, 2013.


Treaty Update: Gabon - Mauritius

24/7/2013

Gabon and Mauritius signed a DTA on July 18, 2013.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Mauritius

25/6/2013

The TIEA Guernsey signed with Mauritius on February 6, 2013, will enter into force on July 5, 2013.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Nigeria

23/5/2013

Mauritius and Nigeria signed two Protocols to amend their DTA on the sidelines of the 23rd World Economic Forum on Africa, concluding on May 10, 2013.


Treaty Update: Monaco - Mauritius

18/4/2013

Monaco and Mauritius signed a DTA during a series of meetings during the weekend ending April 14, 2013, the Mauritius Government confirmed on April 17, 2013.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Turkey

13/2/2013

Turkey and Mauritius agreed to open negotiations towards a DTA at a meeting on February 7, 2013.


Treaty Update: India - Mauritius

11/1/2013

The Indian government confirmed on January 9, 2013, that officials from India and Mauritius will reconvene to negotiate amendments to Indo-Mauritius DTA in February.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Egypt

21/12/2012

Representatives from Egypt and Mauritius signed a DTA on December 19, 2012.


Treaty Update: Nigeria - Mauritius

15/8/2012

Mauritius's investment promotion agency has announced that Nigeria and Mauritius signed a DTA on August 10, 2012.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Various

15/6/2012

The government of Mauritius on June 8, 2012, confirmed that DTA negotiations have recently been finalized with Gabon and Nigeria.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Denmark

13/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Mauritius and Denmark entered into force on June 1, 2012.


Treaty Update: Finland - Mauritius

15/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 11, 2012, Finland's parliament ratified the pending TIEA the signed with Mauritius.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Norway

14/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Norway and Mauritius in December 2011, is to enter into force on May 18, 2012.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Kenya

10/5/2012

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


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Luxembourg

17/4/2012

According to Luxembourg's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mauritius and Luxembourg initialled a DTA Protocol on April 4, 2012.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Various

13/12/2011

According to the OECD, Mauritius signed TIEAs on December 1, 2011, with the Nordic countries, Iceland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland and Norway.


Treaty Update: Bangladesh - Mauritius

7/12/2011

According to preliminary media reports, on November 17 Bangladesh's Cabinet approved and forwarded to parliament a draft law that would ratify the DTA signed between Bangladesh and Mauritius.


Treaty Update: Italy - Mauritius

30/11/2011

Italy's Cabinet on November 25, 2011, approved a law that would ratify the DTA between Italy and Mauritius.


Treaty Update: Mauritius - Germany

3/11/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Germany and Mauritius signed a DTA and an accompanying protocol on October 7, 2011.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Mauritius

25/10/2011

The Protocol to add tax information exchange provisions to the existing DTA between the United Kingdom and Mauritius entered into force on October 13, 2011 and has effect from the same date.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Mauritius

7/7/2011

The UK has begun the legislative process to give effect to a Protocol to its existing DTA with Mauritius. The Protocol updates the exchange of information article, to bring the treaty into line with the OECD Model Convention.


Treaty Update: France - Mauritius

30/6/2011

According to preliminary media reports, France and Mauritius have signed a Protocol amending their existing DTA. The DTA was signed December 11, 1980, and the Protocol was signed June 23, 2011.


Treaty Update: France - Mauritius

27/6/2011

According to media reports, Mauritius and France signed a protocol on June 23, 2011, to amend the existing Double Tax Agreement the two countries share, to incorporate OECD-model provisions to establish a framework to exchange tax data.


Treaty Update: India - Mauritius

22/6/2011

According to media reports, Mauritius has agreed to hold negotiations on amending the existing DTA.


Treaty Update: India - Mauritius

20/6/2011

According to media reports, Mauritius has agreed to hold negotiations on amending the existing DTA.


Treaty Update: United Kingdom - Mauritius

25/5/2011

The Protocol updates the exchange of information article to bring it into line with current OECD standards.




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Working Group To Discuss India, Mauritius DTA 14/1/2013
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Mauritius To Amend Tax Residency Certificates 26/10/2012
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OECD Clarifies Model DTA Interpretation 24/10/2012
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COMESA Pushes For DTAs Between Member States 14/2/2012
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The Seychelles Adds Guernsey TIEA 3/1/2012
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Indian Ruling Undermines Mauritian DTA 11/8/2011
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India And Mauritius Resume Tax Talks 27/6/2011
India and Mauritius have agreed to further discuss the double tax avoidance treaty that currently exists between the two countries, with the aim of making revisions to the agreement.

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India Seeks More Tax Information From Mauritius 23/4/2011
The Indian Finance Ministry has written to the government of Mauritius requesting that additional clauses be added to their double taxation agreement enabling more information to be exchanged for tax purposes.

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Mauritius, UK, Sign Revised DTA 13/1/2011
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India Presses Mauritius To Renegotiate Treaty 25/5/2010
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Indian Ruling Backs Mauritius Tax Treaty 25/3/2010
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Australia Promised Full Debate On Tax Review 15/3/2010
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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA 12/3/2010
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