Latest Treaty Updates: Serbia

Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Serbia


Kazakhstan's Senate on September 29, 2016, ratified the DTA with Serbia.

Treaty Update: Luxembourg - Serbia


Luxembourg and Serbia signed a DTA on December 15.

Treaty Update: Morocco - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, Morocco's lower house of parliament on July 9, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Serbia in June 2013.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Armenia


According to preliminary media reports, Serbia's parliament on June 19, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Armenia.

Treaty Update: Morocco - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, on September 19, 2013, Morocco's Governing Council approved a law that would ratify the DTA the nation signed with Serbia.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Morocco


The DTA signed between Serbia and Morocco was tabled before Serbia's parliament on July 12, 2013.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Uganda


During meetings on July 15, 2013, Serbia and Uganda agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Tunisia


According to preliminary media reports, the Serbia-Tunisia DTA entered into force on June 3, 2013.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Morocco


Morocco and Serbia signed a DTA on June 6, 2013.

Treaty Update: Kazakhstan - Serbia


Kazakhstan and Serbia initialled a DTA during three-day meetings concluding on April 24, 2013.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Vietnam


According to preliminary media reports, the Serbian Government on April 2, 2013, endorsed the DTA the nation signed with Vietnam on March 1, 2013, and forward the text to parliament for its approval.

Treaty Update: Serbia - United Arab Emirates


Serbia's parliament on March 15, 2013, ratified the DTA with the United Arab Emirates.

Treaty Update: Vietnam - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, Serbia and Vietnam signed a DTA on March 1, 2013.

Treaty Update: Georgia - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Georgia and Serbia on April 4, 2012, entered into force on January 9, 2013.

Treaty Update: Serbia - United Arab Emirates


Serbia and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on January 13, 2013, the government of the UAE has announced.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Various


According to preliminary media reports, Serbia ratified the DTAs the nation signed with Canada, Georgia and Tunisia on December 24, 2012.

Treaty Update: Korea, South - Serbia


According to prelimiary media reports, Serbia and South Korea initialled a DTA on December 5.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Tunisia


According to preliminary media reports, the Serbian government has forwarded the text of the DTA signed with Tunisia to parliament for approval.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Canada


The government of Serbia on May 24, 2012, approved a law ratifying the pending DTA signed between Serbia and Canada.

Treaty Update: Canada - Serbia


The Canadian Department of Finance has announced that Canada and Serbia signed a DTA on April 27, 2012.

Treaty Update: Georgia - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, Serbia and Georgia signed a DTA on April 4, 2012.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Montenegro


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Serbia and Montenegro entered into force on December 21, 2011, and became effective on January 1, 2012.

Treaty Update: Montenegro - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, on December 20, 2011, Montenegro ratified the DTA signed with Serbia.

Treaty Update: Georgia - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, Georgia and Serbia initialled a DTA on October 26, 2011.

Treaty Update: Montenegro - Serbia


According to preliminary media reports, Montenegro and Serbia signed a DTA on July 20, 2011.

Treaty Update: South Africa - Serbia


According to the South African government, representatives from South Africa and Serbia will consider the signature of a drafted Double Tax Convention during two-day talks, due to commence on July 4, 2011.

Treaty Update: Serbia - Indonesia


Ratified by Serbia

Treaty Update: Czech Republic - Serbia


The DTA had been signed on September 8, 2009, and will apply from January 1, 2012. The DTA will replace the existing treaty, signed in 2004.

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Canada, Serbia Sign DTA 2/5/2012
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Serbia, Austria Sign DTA 12/5/2010
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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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UK Budget To Hit The Rich 12/3/2010
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Germany Approves Liechtenstein TIEA 15/3/2010
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UAE Completes VAT Study 12/3/2010
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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift 12/3/2010
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BVI To Review Taxes And Fees 15/3/2010
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IRS Offers Help To Struggling Taxpayers 14/3/2010
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Baucus Seeks Trade Preference Reform 15/3/2010
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Jersey Riding Out Onshore Storm 15/3/2010
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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA 11/3/2010
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Australia And Chile Sign DTA 11/3/2010
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Swiss-German Tax Talks Resume 12/3/2010
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US Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill 12/3/2010
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MEPs Push EU Tobin Tax 12/3/2010
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