Latest Treaty Updates: Seychelles

Treaty Update: Guernsey - Seychelles


Guernsey's DTA with the Seychelles became effective on October 6.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Slovenia


The Seychelles and Slovenia are negotiating a DTA, the Seychelles Government announced on May 18, 2016.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Singapore


The Seychelles-Singapore DTA became effective on January 1, 2016.

Treaty Update: India - Seychelles


India and Seychelles signed a TIEA on August 26, 2015.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Guernsey


The Seychelles has adopted legislation ratifying the DTA signed with Guernsey.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Various


Legislation to ratify the Seychelles' DTAs with Singapore and Kenya was tabled in the National Assembly on March 2, 2015.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Singapore


The Seychelles and Singapore signed a DTA on July 9, 2014.

Treaty Update: Switzerland - Seychelles


Switzerland and the Seychelles signed a TIEA on May 26, 2014.

Treaty Update: Ghana - Seychelles


Ghana and the Seychelles signed a DTA on May 20, 2014.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Georgia


The Seychelles and Georgia are to launch negotiations towards a DTA, authorities in the Seychelles confirmed on April 29, 2014.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Kenya


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: Seychelles - Isle of Man


The DTA signed between the Seychelles and the Isle of Man entered into force on December 16, 2013.

Treaty Update: Denmark - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Denmark and the Seychelles entered into force on July 28, 2013.

Treaty Update: Isle of Man - Seychelles


The Isle of Man Government on April 11, 2013, confirmed the signing of a DTA with the Seychelles on March 25, 2013, by the Isle of Man, and by the Seychelles on March 28, 2013, by post.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Various


According to preliminary media reports, the Seychelles signed a DTA with Swaziland, and initialled a DTA with the Isle of Man, both on October 16, 2012.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Finland


According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Finland and the Seychelles on March 30, 2011, is to enter into force on November 22, 2012.

Treaty Update: Malawi - Seychelles


Malawi and the Seychelles signed a DTA and two accompanying Protocols on September 6, 2012, Malawi's Ministry of Finance has announced.

Treaty Update: Armenia - Seychelles


Armenia and the Seychelles initialed a DTA during five days of meetings which concluded on August 17, 2012.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Ethiopia


According to preliminary media reports, the Seychelles and Ethiopia signed a DTA on July 14, 2012.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Luxembourg


According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg and the Seychelles signed a DTA on July 4, 2012.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - South Africa


According to the South African Revenue Service, the DTA signed between the Seychelles and South Africa entered into force on May 15, 2012.

Treaty Update: Pakistan - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan's Cabinet approved the signing of a draft DTA between Pakistan and Seychelles on May 23, 2012.

Treaty Update: Sri Lanka - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between the Seychelles and Sri Lanka, which was initialled in December 2008, was signed on November 7, 2011.

Treaty Update: Seychelles - Kenya


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

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Guernsey, Seychelles Sign DTA 20/2/2014
Guernsey's Minister for Treasury and Resources, Gavin St Pier, and the High Commissioner for the Seychelles, Marie-Pierre Lloyd, signed a double taxation agreement between their territories in London on January 27, 2014.

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Isle Of Man Leading The Field On Tax Transparency 27/6/2012
The Isle of Man government has welcomed a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development which places the Isle of Man at the forefront of efforts to introduce standards towards tax transparency and tax information exchange.

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South Africa, Seychelles DTA Protocol Comes Into Effect 13/6/2012
It has been announced that the protocol to the existing double taxation agreement between South Africa and the Seychelles has been ratified and went into effect on May 15, 2012.

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COMESA Pushes For DTAs Between Member States 14/2/2012
Earlier this month, the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa held a three-day forum in Lusaka which attracted officials from its member states who are involved in negotiating double taxation agreements.

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The Seychelles Adds Guernsey TIEA 3/1/2012
The Seychelles has noted the signing of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with Guernsey as a significant step in boosting bilateral relations between the two territories.

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Bahrain, Seychelles Sign DTA 27/4/2010
During a recent visit to the United States, Bahrain’s Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and the Seychelles' Minister of Finance, Danny Faure, signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between their respective countries.

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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
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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tax Relief For California Storm Victims 11/3/2010
The State of California’s Franchise Tax Board on March 9 announced special tax relief for California taxpayers affected by the recent severe winter storms that started in January.

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Belgium's Kilometer Tax Opposed 11/3/2010
The Humanist group cdH of the Walloon parliament in Belgium has rejected the idea of a road tax levied per kilometre travelled, advocating instead the introduction of an inclusive road tax disc, which could then be modified to take certain environmental criteria into account.

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Bahamas Achieves White-Listing 12/3/2010
The Bahamas has achieved a place on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's ‘white list’ following the signing of Tax Information Exchange Agreements with the seven Nordic economies of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, on March 10.

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OECD Praises Portugal's Fiscal Plan 11/3/2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has welcomed Portugal’s fiscal consolidation plan, emphasizing that it will serve to support growth.

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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA 11/3/2010
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and UK ambassador, Jamie Bowden, signed a comprehensive double taxation agreement between the two countries in Manama on March 10.

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