Latest Treaty Updates: Slovakia


Treaty Update: Slovakia - United Arab Emirates

30/12/2015

Slovakia and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on December 22, 2015.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Slovakia

10/11/2015

Barbados and Slovakia signed a DTA on October 28, 2015.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Slovakia

5/6/2015

Armenia and Slovakia signed a DTA on May 15, 2015, Armenia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed.


Treaty Update: Malaysia - Slovakia

3/6/2015

Malaysia and Slovakia signed a DTA on May 25, 2015.


Treaty Update: Guernsey - Slovakia

23/1/2015

The TIEA signed between Guernsey and Slovakia will come into force on January 26, 2015.


Treaty Update: Slovakia - Czech Republic

20/11/2014

The Slovak Republic signed a TIEA with the Czech Republic on November 13, 2014.


Treaty Update: Slovakia - Poland

17/7/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Slovakian Government on July 10, 2013, approved the signing of a Protocol with Poland to amend their 1994 DTA.


Treaty Update: Armenia - Slovakia

18/12/2012

Armenia and Slovakia concluded four-day negotiations towards a DTA on December 6, 2012, the Armenian tax authority has announced.


Treaty Update: Kuwait - Slovakia

16/11/2012

Kuwait's state news broadcaster has confirmed that the nation signed a DTA with Slovakia on November 14, 2012.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Slovakia

5/9/2012

The tax information exchange provisions in the DTA Protocol that recently entered into force between Switzerland and Slovakia became effective as of September 1, 2012. The other provisions, such as those relating to withholding taxes, will be effective from January 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: Slovakia - Switzerland

24/8/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the Protocol signed to update the DTA between Switzerland and Slovakia entered into force on August 8, 2012, and will be effective from January 1, 2013.


Treaty Update: Barbados - Slovakia

25/7/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Slovakia and Barbados initialled a DTA on July 19, 2012.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Slovakia

8/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on April 5, 2012, Slovakia ratified the DTA signed between Slovakia and Georgia.


Treaty Update: Georgia - Slovakia

8/11/2011

A DTA was signed between Georgia and Slovakia in Bratislava on October 27, 2011.


Treaty Update: Switzerland - Slovakia

1/6/2011

The DTA evises the previous treaty, and provides for the exchange of information to the OECD standard. Dividends paid from meaningful stakes (10%), and dividends paid to pension funds, the government and central banks of the states, are exempt from tax at source. Interest withholding tax is reduced from 10% to 5%. An arbitration clause was also added.




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Switzerland Submits 6 DTAs For Approval 5/9/2011
The Swiss Federal Council has submitted six double tax agreements, with South Korea, Malta, Romania, Sweden, Singapore and Slovakia, to parliament for approval.

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Switzerland, Slovakia Sign Revised DTA 16/2/2011
Switzerland and Slovakia have recently signed in Bratislava a protocol amending the existing bilateral double taxation agreement in place between the two countries in the area of taxes on income and capital.

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Netherlands Notes Tax Agreements' Entry Into Force 30/12/2010
The Netherlands government has announced the ratification of a revised double tax agreement with the United Kingdom, approved by the Netherlands’ Senate in late December.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Amazon Retaliates Against Colorado 11/3/2010
Amazon.com cut ties with its Colorado affiliate marketers on March 8 after the US state forged ahead with its plan to introduce a mandatory Internet sales tax on e-businesses with an annual turnover exceeding USD100,000.

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Norway Urged To Revise Fiscal Policy 11/3/2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has called on Norwegian authorities to revise fiscal policy in light of the nation’s recovering economy.

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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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Australia And Chile Sign DTA 11/3/2010
Australia’s Assistant Treasurer, Nick Sherry, has announced that Australia and Chile have signed a comprehensive bilateral double taxation agreement – the second such agreement between Australia and a South American country.

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Swiss-German Tax Talks Resume 12/3/2010
During a recent visit to Berlin, Switzerland’s State Secretary Michael Ambühl, Head of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters in the Federal Department of Finance, met with representatives of Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance and Federal Chancellery to exchange ideas on current financial and tax policy issues.

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US Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill 12/3/2010
US Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has applauded the Senate’s passage of legislation to extend tax cuts, unemployment insurance benefits and eligibility for unemployment benefits and health care for unemployed workers through the end of 2010.

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MEPs Push EU Tobin Tax 12/3/2010
In a recently adopted resolution, the European Parliament has emphasized the need to develop plans for a global tax to discourage excessive risk-taking by financial institutions and to ensure that the financial industry pays for damage caused by the financial crisis.

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