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Latest Treaty Updates: Brazil

Brazil - Paraguay

7/9/2017

Brazil and Paraguay agreed on the need to negotiate a DTA at a high-level meeting on August 21, 2017.


Brazil - Various

15/5/2017

Brazil's Committee on Foreign Relations and National Defense on May 4, 2017, approved a DTA between Brazil and Russia, and a DTA Protocol between Brazil and India.


Switzerland - Brazil

2/12/2015

Switzerland and Brazil signed a TIEA on November 23, 2015.


Brazil - Various

23/11/2015

Four tax information exchange agreements, with Uruguay, Jersey, Guernsey, and the Cayman Islands, were submitted to Brazil's Congress, the Brazilian Ministry of Finance announced on November 11, 2015.


South Africa - Brazil

17/8/2015

South Africa and Brazil signed a DTA Protocol on July 31, 2015.


United Kingdom - Brazil

13/8/2015

The UK Government has tabled the International Tax Enforcement (Brazil) Order 2015, which would bring the TIEA signed with Brazil into effect.


Brazil - Vietnam

6/8/2015

Representatives from Brazil agreed to launch DTA negotiations with Vietnam, during a visit to Vietnam on July 27, 2015.


Brazil - Korea, South

7/5/2015

Brazil and South Korea signed a DTA Protocol on April 24, 2015.


Brazil - Switzerland

12/3/2015

It was confirmed on February 19, 2015, that Brazil and Switzerland are engaged in negotiations towards a TIEA.


Barbados - Brazil

23/6/2014

Barbados is seeking DTA negotiations with Brazil to enhance economic ties, Barbados's Prime Minister, Freundel Stuart, said on June 16, 2014.


Brazil - Norway

17/3/2014

Brazil and Norway signed a DTA Protocol on February 20, 2014.


Brazil - Turkey

21/11/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Brazil and Turkey in 2010 entered into force on November 18, 2013.


United States - Brazil

6/6/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA between Brazil and the United States entered into force on May 16, 2013.


Cayman Islands - Brazil

22/3/2013

The Cayman Islands and Brazil signed a TIEA on March 19, 2013.


United States - Brazil

20/3/2013

The tax information exchange agreement between Brazil and the United States entered into force on March 13, 2013.


Turkey - Brazil

25/1/2013

The new Turkey-Brazil DTA signed on December 16, 2010, became effective on January 1, 2013, according to Order no. 2011/2624 published in Turkey's Official Gazette.


United Kingdom - Brazil

29/10/2012

The United Kingdom and Brazil signed a TIEA on September 28, 2012, the UK tax authority, HM Revenue and Customs recently confirmed.


Brazil - Various

15/10/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Brazil has concluded TIEA negotiations with Jersey and Bermuda.


Brazil - Turkey

11/7/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Brazil's Senate on July 4, 2012, approved a law that would ratify the DTA signed between Turkey and Brazil.


Brazil - Turkey

4/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 29, 2012, Brazil's House of Representatives approved the pending DTA signed with Turkey.


Brazil - Malta

23/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, on May 18, 2012, Malta and Brazil initiated negotiations towards a DTA.


Uruguay - Brazil

9/2/2012

Uruguay has begun negotiations with Brazil towards a DTA that contains OECD provisions for the exchange of information.


Turkey - Brazil

16/11/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Turkish parliament has approved a draft law that would ratify the pending DTA between Turkey and Brazil, signed on December 16, 2010.


Brazil - Hungary

20/6/2011



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Brazil Improving MAP Framework

6/9/2016
Brazil has concluded a consultation on proposals to improve the current mutual agreement procedure framework included in its double tax agreements.

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Brazil Consults On Changes To DTA Mutual Assistance Procedure

24/8/2016
Brazil's Department of Federal Revenue has released a brief consultation on proposals to improve the workings of the mutual assistance procedure in Brazil's double tax treaties.

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Brazil Superior Court Rules In Vale CFC Appeal

15/5/2014

Brazil's Superior Court of Justice has reached a decision in relation to a tax dispute between mining company Vale and the Brazilian government, the outcome of which may have significant implications for Brazil companies with overseas subsidiaries.

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Brazil Embraces Mercosur-EFTA Free Trade Deal

7/4/2014
Brazilian Foreign Minister, Luiz Alberto Figueiredo, has signaled the nation's backing for discussions to begin between South American economic bloc Mercosur and the European Free Trade Association towards a free trade agreement.

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G20 Forging Ahead With Anti-Avoidance Action

9/9/2013
The G20 group of nations has endorsed plans to make the automatic exchange of tax information the global standard, and agreed to steps for cracking down on base erosion and profit shifting.

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Guernsey Signs Three Tax Cooperation Pacts

11/2/2013
Guernsey's Chief Minister, Peter Harwood, has signed a double taxation agreement with Singapore's High Commissioner, Thambynathan Jasudasen, and a further two bilateral tax information exchange agreements with Brazil and Mauritius, whilst in London for a series of meetings.

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Netherlands To Extend Tax Treaty Network In South America

28/3/2012
Dutch State Secretary for Finance Frans Weekers is currently conducting a working visit to South America, with the intention of extending the country’s tax treaty network.

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Portugal Begins New DTA Negotiations

21/6/2011
The Portuguese government is seeking to expand its tax treaty network, beginning negotiations with three new countries over the last month: Peru, Gabon and Senegal.

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Belarus, Brazil To Sign DTA

17/9/2010
Belarus plans to sign an agreement with Brazil to avoid double taxation.

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Brazil, UK Sign Air Crew DTA

14/9/2010
The UK government has announced the signing of an agreement with Brazil for the avoidance of double taxation of salaries, wages and other remuneration of aircraft crew operating internationally.

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Lugar Welcomes Passage Of US Tax Treaties

20/7/2010
US Senator Dick Lugar has praised the Senate for giving its advice and consent to the US-Malta tax treaty and the protocol amending the existing US-New Zealand tax treaty.

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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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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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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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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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