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Latest Treaty Updates: Georgia

Georgia - Saudi Arabia


Two Georgian committees approved the text of a DTA with Saudi Arabia and forwarded it for ratification, according to a May 17 announcement on the Georgian parliament's website.

Georgia - Saudi Arabia


Georgia and Saudi Arabia signed a DTA on March 14, 2018.

Moldova - Georgia


Moldova's Cabinet on January 31, 2018, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Georgia in November 2017.

Georgia - Moldova


Georgia and Moldova signed a DTA on November 29, 2017.

Georgia - Kyrgyzstan


Georgia on October 13, 2016, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Kyrgyzstan.

Korea, South - Georgia


South Korea and Georgia signed a DTA on March 31, 2016.

Cyprus - Georgia


The Cyprus-Georgia DTA entered into force on January 4, 2016.

Georgia - Iceland


The Georgia-Iceland DTA became effective on January 1, 2016.

Georgia - Latvia


Georgia and Latvia signed a TIEA on September 29, 2015.

Georgia - Various


Georgia signed DTAs with Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Cyprus on May 13, 2015.

Georgia - Belarus


Georgia and Belarus signed a DTA on April 23, 2015.

Portugal - Georgia


Portugal published Decree 24 of 2015 in its Official Gazette on March 5, 2015, ratifying the DTA signed with Georgia.

Malaysia - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, Malaysia and Georgia are engaged in negotiations towards a DTA, which is expected to be signed by the end of the year.

Belarus - Georgia


At a meeting on February 2, 2015, Belarus and Georgia agreed to launch negotiations towards the conclusion of a DTA, Belarus's state news agency announced.

Seychelles - Georgia


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

Germany - Georgia


Germany and Georgia signed a DTA on March 10, 2014.

Belarus - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, Belarus's President on February 5, 2014, approved negotiations with Georgia towards a tax information exchange agreement.

Georgia - Sweden


Georgia and Sweden signed a DTA on November 6, 2013.

Georgia - Sweden


Georgia and Sweden signed a DTA on November 6, 2013.

Georgia - Portugal


According to preliminary media reports, Georgia's parliament on July 27, 2013, approved a law to ratify the DTA the nation signed with Portugal.

Slovenia - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, the Government of Slovenia on June 20, 2013, approved a law that would ratify the pending DTA signed with Georgia.

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.

Croatia - Georgia


Croatia and Georgia signed a DTA on January 18, 2013.

Portugal - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, Portugal and Georgia signed a DTA on December 21, 2012.

Georgia - Slovenia


Georgia's Ministry for Foreign Affairs on December 7, 2012, confirmed the signing of a DTA between Georgia and Slovenia.

Montenegro - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, the government of Montenegro on October 17, 2012, confirmed that it has agreed with Georgia to launch negotiations towards a double tax agreement.

Bahrain - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Bahrain and Georgia will enter into force on August 1, 2012.

Georgia - Austria


Georgia and Austria signed a Protocol on June 4, 2012, amending their existing DTA, to add provisions for the exchange of tax information in line with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's standard.

Georgia - Slovakia


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

Latvia - Georgia


Latvia and Georgia signed a Protocol on May 29, 2012, amending their existing DTA.

Liechtenstein - Georgia


Liechtenstein's government announced in May 9, 2012 that Liechtenstein and Georgia have initialled a DTA.

Norway - Georgia


Norway's parliament approved a law on May 7, 2012, that would ratify the pending DTA between Norway and Georgia.

Georgia - Serbia


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

Georgia - Lebanon


Georgia and Lebanon agreed to begin talks towards a DTA between the two countries during two days of inter-governmental meetings which commenced on March 22, 2012.

Georgia - Hungary


Hungarian National Economy Minister György Matolcsy and his Georgian counterpart Dimitri Gvindadze signed a DTA on February 16, 2012.

India - Georgia


India has ratified the pending DTA between India and Georgia, publishing the document in the country's Official Gazette on January 6, 2012.

Georgia - Israel


According to preliminary media reports, Israel on December 6, 2011, ratified the pending DTA it signed with Georgia on May 12, 2011.

Georgia - Norway


According to preliminary media reports, Georgia's parliament on December 6, 2011, approved a law that would ratify the pending DTA between Georgia and Norway.

Norway - Georgia


A DTA between Norway and Georgia was signed in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, on November 10, 2011.

Georgia - Slovakia


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

Georgia - Serbia


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

Bahrain - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, Georgia's parliament has ratified the DTA with Bahrain, signed on July 18, 2011. The agreement contains provisions for the exchange of tax information in accordance with the Organisation for Economic and Cooperation Development's (OECD) model agreement.

India - Georgia


A DTA between India and Georgia was signed on August 24, according to an announcement by the Indian Ministry of Finance.

Switzerland - Georgia


The Swiss government announced on August 5, 2011, that the Double Tax Agreement signed between Switzerland and Georgia has entered into force. The agreement will be effective in Switzerland from January 1, 2012, and for fiscal years from 2012 onward.

Switzerland - Georgia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Switzerland and Georgia entered into force on July 7, 2011.

Georgia - Bahrain


Georgia and Bahrain signed a double tax agreement on July 18, 2011, the Bahrain Ministry of Finance has announced. The agreement conforms to the OECD model tax convention with respect exchange of information.

Spain - Georgia


The treaty was signed on June 7, 2010, and was gazetted on June 1, 2011. The DTA will apply from January 1, 2012. In Georgia, the DTA applies to income tax, property tax. In Spain, the treaty applies to income tax, corporation tax, income tax on non-residents, wealth tax and local taxes on income and capital. It provides permanent establishment, resident, immovable property rules, and for the elimination of double taxation and the exchange of information. Dividend withholding tax is charged at: 0% where the beneficial owner is a company (other than a partnership) holding directly at least a 10% stake in the paying company; 10% in all other cases. Royalties and interest are exempt from withholding tax.

Spain - Georgia


Spain ratified

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