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Latest Treaty Updates: Brazil

Brazil - Lithuania


During a meeting held in Brazil on July 17, 2018, representatives of the Brazilian and Lithuanian governments engaged in negotiations on a prospective DTA between the two countries.

Argentina - Brazil


Argentina has approved a protocol to its DTA with Brazil, the Argentinian Official Gazette reported on May 23, 2018.

Brazil - Norway


Brazil's upper house of Parliament on May 30, 2018, approved a protocol updating the DTA with Norway.

Singapore - Brazil


Singapore and Brazil signed a DTA on May 7, 2018.

Switzerland - Brazil


Switzerland and Brazil signed a DTA on May 3, 2018.

Austria - Brazil


Austria's Council of Ministers on March 7, 2018, authorized the signing of a DTA with Brazil.

South Africa - Brazil


South Africa's DTA Protocol with Brazil entered into force on February 10, 2018.

Korea, South - Brazil


South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on that it had exchanged notes ratifying a Protocol to its DTA with Brazil on January 10, 2018, bringing the deal into force. Korea published a notice in its Official Gazette on February 7, 2018.

Brazil - Paraguay


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

Brazil - Various


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


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

Brazil - Various


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


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

United Kingdom - Brazil


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

Brazil - Vietnam


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

Brazil - Korea, South


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

Brazil - Switzerland


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

Barbados - Brazil


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

Brazil - Norway


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

Brazil - Turkey


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

United States - Brazil


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

Cayman Islands - Brazil


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

United States - Brazil


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

Turkey - Brazil


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


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

Brazil - Various


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

Brazil - Turkey


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


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

Brazil - Malta


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

Uruguay - Brazil


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

Turkey - Brazil


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


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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA

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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST

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