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Latest Treaty Updates: Italy

Colombia - Italy


Colombia and Italy signed a DTA on January 26, 2018.

Jamaica - Italy


Jamaica and Italy signed a DTA on January 19, 2018.

Barbados - Italy


Barbados and Italy have exchanged instruments of ratification in respect of a DTA, which will now become effective from January 1, 2018.

Italy - Barbados


Italy's Chamber of Deputies approved a law to ratify the DTA with Barbados on May 2, 2017.

Italy - Switzerland


The DTA Protocol between Italy and Switzerland entered into force on July 13, 2016.

Kenya - Italy


Kenya and Italy signed a DTA on March 3, 2016.

Italy - Chile


Italy and Chile signed a DTA on October 23, 2015.

Hong Kong - Italy


The DTA between Hong Kong and Italy will become effective in Hong Kong for years of assessment beginning on or after April 1, 2016, Hong Kong's Inland Revenue Department has announced.

Italy - Andorra


Italy and Andorra signed a TIEA on September 22, 2015.

Italy - Various


Italy has completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the TIEAs signed with Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Monaco, following Cabinet's approval of the deals on August 7, 2015.

Barbados - Italy


Barbados and Italy signed a DTA on August 24, 2015.

Hong Kong - Italy


The DTA between Hong Kong and Italy entered into force on August 10, 2015.

Barbados - Italy


The Barbados Government said on August 10, 2015, that it expects to soon sign a DTA with Italy.

Italy - Hong Kong


Italy has ratified the DTA signed with Hong Kong, publishing law no. 96 in its Official Gazette on July 7, 2015. The law became effective on July 8, 2015.

Andorra - Italy


Andorra's Cabinet on June 17, 2015, approved the signing of a TIEA with Italy.

Italy - Holy See (Vatican City)


Italy and the Vatican signed a TIEA on April 1, 2015.

Italy - Guernsey


The TIEA between Guernsey and Italy entered into force on March 5, 2015, following the completion of Italy's domestic ratification procedures.

Italy - Monaco


Italy and Monaco signed a TIEA on March 2, 2015.

Italy - Liechtenstein


Italy and Liechtenstein signed a TIEA on February 26, 2015.

Switzerland - Italy


Switzerland and Italy signed a DTA on February 23, 2015.

Italy - Luxembourg


The DTA Protocol between Italy and Luxembourg came into effect on January 20, 2015.

Italy - Liechtenstein


Italy's Ministry of Economy and Finance announced on February 13, 2015, that a TIEA with Liechtenstein had been initialed.

Italy - Mexico


Italy ratified the DTA with Mexico on December 29, 2014.

Jersey - Italy


The TIEA between Jersey and Italy entered into force on January 26, 2015.

Italy - Mexico


Italy's lower house of Parliament on December 18, 2014, approved a law that would ratify a pending DTA Protocol with Mexico.

Italy - Korea, South


Italy's ratification of its protocol with the Republic of Korea was published in the official gazette on October 29, 2014.

Italy - Various


Italy's ratification of its TIEAs with the Cook Islands and Jersey was published in the official gazette on October 30, 2014.

Peru - Italy


Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.

Peru - Italy


Peru's President, Ollanta Humala, raised interest in beginning negotiations with Italy towards a DTA at a meeting on August 7, 2014.

Italy - Luxembourg


Italy's lower house of parliament on June 4, 2014, approved the DTA signed with Luxembourg.

Italy - Mexico


According to preliminary media reports, Italy's upper house of parliament on April 2, 2014, endorsed a law that would ratify the pending DTA Protocol between the nation and Mexico.

Philippines - Italy


The Government of the Philippines on December 9, 2013, confirmed the signing of a DTA Protocol with Italy.

Italy - Jersey


According to preliminary media reports, Italy on November 11, 2013, endorsed a law that would ratify the tax information exchange agreement signed with Jersey.

Italy - San Marino


Italy's Senate on July 8, 2013, ratified the pending DTA Protocols Italy signed with San Marino on March 21, 2002, and June 13, 2012.

Italy - San Marino


An Italian parliamentary finance committee on June 4, 2013, endorsed the DTA signed with San Marino as part of the nation's domestic ratification procedures.

Italy - Mongolia


Italy published a law in its Official Gazette on January 14, 2013, to complete the nation's domestic ratification procedure in respect of the DTA signed between the nation and Mongolia.

Hong Kong - Italy


The government of Hong Kong has announced that Hong Kong and Italy signed a comprehensive DTA on January 14, 2013.

Italy - San Marino


Italy's Cabinet on December 6, 2012, approved a law ratifying the DTA and accompanying Protocol signed between Italy and San Marino, which includes tax information exchange provisions.

Cayman Islands - Italy


The government of the Cayman Islands has announced that a TIEA between the Cayman Islands and Italy was signed in London on December 3, 2012.

Andorra - Italy


The government of Andorra on July 25, 2012, gave approval for the signing of a TIEA between Andorra and Italy.

Italy - San Marino


Italy and San Marino signed a Protocol amending their DTA to add tax information exchange protocols on June 13, 2012.

Italy - Russia


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA Protocol signed between Italy and Russia entered into force on June 1, 2012.

Switzerland - Italy


On May 9, 2012, Switzerland and Italy agreed to commence negotiations, starting on May 24, 2012, to resolve financial and tax issues, including by revising the two countries' DTA.

Russia - Italy


Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on April 3, 2012, signed a law ratifying the DTA Protocol signed between Russia and Italy on June 13, 2009, which amends the existing agreement concluded on April 9, 1996.

Korea, South - Italy


South Korea and Italy signed a Protocol to their existing DTA, including to add tax information exchange provisions, at a meeting on April 3, 2012.

Russia - Italy


Russia's lower house of parliament, the Duma, on March 23, 2012, ratified the pending DTA Protocol signed between Italy and Russia.

Italy - Singapore


During meetings on March 21, 2012, Singapore's Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Sam Tan, met with Italian Minister for Relations with Parliament, Piero Giarda, where the Italian minister announced that the nation's parliament is in the process of ratifying the comprehensive DTA signed Italy and Singapore.

Jersey - Italy


The Jersey government has announced that a TIEA would be signed between Italy and Jersy on March 13, 2012.

Azerbaijan - Italy


According to preliminary media reports, Italy's DTA with Azerbaijan entered into force on January 19, 2012.

Russia - Italy


According to preliminary media reports, the Russian government on January 12 approved a draft law that would ratify the pending DTA between Russia and Italy.

Italy - Mauritius


Italy's Cabinet on November 25, 2011, approved a law that would ratify the DTA between Italy and Mauritius.

Canada - Italy


It has been announced that the revised DTA between Canada and Italy, originally signed on June 3, 2002, entered into force on November 25, 2011.

Italy - Moldova


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between Italy and Moldova entered into force on July 14, 2011. The treaty was signed on July 3, 2002, and will apply from January 1, 2012.

Switzerland - Italy


According to media reports, Switzerland and Italy hope to begin talks on a new DTA.

Hong Kong - Italy


The Hong Kong and Italian authorities have announced that they are revisiting negotiations on concluding a convention for the avoidance of double taxation, which have been ongoing intermittently since 2004.

Italy - Lebanon


According to preliminary media reports, Italy's president signed a law ratifying the country's DTA with Lebanon on June 3, 2011. The DTA was signed on November 22, 2000.

Italy - Moldova


Italy ratified. The DTA had been signed July 3, 2002

Singapore - Italy


The Protocol ncorporates an exchange of information protocol in existing treaty, signed in January, 1977.

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