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Latest Treaty Updates: Norway

United Arab Emirates - Norway

19/11/2015

The United Arab Emirates and Norway have signed a DTA, the Government announced on November 4, 2015.


Switzerland - Norway

21/9/2015

Switzerland signed a DTA Protocol with Norway on September 4, 2015.


Germany - Norway

25/2/2015

The protocol amending the existing DTA between Germany and Norway entered into force on February 3, 2015, and is effective retroactively from January 1, 2015.


Norway - Various

16/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its DTA with Bulgaria and the protocol amending its DTA with Brazil on December 4, 2014.


Norway - Hong Kong

14/1/2015

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its TIEA with Hong Kong on December 15, 2014.


Norway - Cyprus

24/9/2014

Norway recently announced that its DTA with Cyprus entered into force on July 8, 2014.


Bulgaria - Norway

28/7/2014

Bulgaria and Norway have signed a new DTA, the Bulgarian Ministry of Finance confirmed on July 22, 2014.


Norway - Various

1/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified a DTA with Belgium on June 20, 2014, and with Cyprus on June 3, 2014.


Brazil - Norway

17/3/2014

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


Cyprus - Norway

26/2/2014

The Government of Cyprus on February 24, 2014, confirmed the signing of a DTA with Norway.


Bulgaria - Norway

21/2/2014

According to preliminary media reports, the Bulgarian Government on February 19, 2014, approved the signing of a draft DTA with Norway.


Uruguay - Norway

7/1/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Uruguay completed its domestic ratification procedures in respect of the tax information exchange agreement the nation signed with Norway, publishing a law in its Official Gazette on December 4, 2013.


Norway - Germany

17/12/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Norway's parliament on December 5, 2013, approved a law ratifying the DTA Protocol signed with Germany.


Norway - Botswana

10/6/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Norway on June 4, 2013, ratified the TIEA the nation signed with Botswana.


Norway - Austria

10/6/2013

The second Protocol to Norway's DTA with Austria entered into force on June 1, 2013.


Norway - Poland

30/11/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified a Protocol to amend the Norway-Poland DTA signed in 2009 on November 15, 2012.


Norway - Malta

20/11/2012

Norway's parliament during its session on November 15, 2012, approved the DTA signed with Malta on March 30, 2012.


Norway - Samoa

25/10/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Norway and Samoa entered into force on October 19, 2012.


Norway - South Africa

25/7/2012

According to preliminary media reports, South Africa and Norway on July 16, 2012 signed a Protocol amending the DTA between the two countries.


Poland - Norway

10/7/2012

Poland and Norway signed a Protocol amending their DTA on July 5, 2012.


Bahrain - Norway

5/7/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Bahrain and Norway is to enter into force on July 12, 2012.


Bahrain - Norway

28/6/2012

The TIEA signed between Bahrain and Norway on October 14, 2011, is due to enter into force on July 7, 2012, information published by the Norweigan Ministry of Finance shows.


Barbados - Norway

14/6/2012

According to the government of Norway, the DTA Protocol signed between Barbados and Norway entered into force on June 1, 2012.


Portugal - Norway

12/6/2012

According to the Norwegian government, the DTA between Portugal and Norway, signed on March 10, 2011, will enter into force on June 15, 2012.


Mauritius - Norway

14/5/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Norway and Mauritius in December 2011, is to enter into force on May 18, 2012.


Norway - Georgia

10/5/2012

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


Bulgaria - Norway

26/4/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Bulgaria and Norway have agreed to commence negotiations towards a DTA.


Malta - Norway

17/4/2012

The Maltese government has revealed that a DTA between Malta and Norway was signed on March 30, 2012.


Norway - Various

19/3/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Norway's TIEA with Grenada entered into force on February 9, 2012, and its TIEA with Liechtenstein will enter into force on March 31, 2012.


India - Norway

6/3/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Norway and India on February 2, 2011, will become effective for taxes liable in India from April 1, 2012. The agreement has been effective in Norway, since January 1, 2012.


Norway - Various

7/2/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Norway's TIEAs with Dominica and St Lucia entered into force on January 22, 2012, and December 1, 2011, respectively.


Georgia - Norway

16/12/2011

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 - India

16/11/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Norweigian authorities on November 10, 2011, ratified the pending DTA signed between Norway and India on February 2, 2011.


Norway - Georgia

14/11/2011

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


Macedonia - Norway

1/9/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Macedonian parliament has passed legislation ratifying the DTA between Macedonia and Norway.


Aruba - Norway

31/8/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Aruba and Norway in September 2008 entered into force on August 1, 2011.

Belgium - Norway

19/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the Belgian parliament ratified a Protocol to the DTA with Norway on July 7, 2011.


Norway - Portugal

8/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its DTA with Portugal on June 16, 2011. The DTA was signed on March 10, 2011.


Norway - Macau

8/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Norway ratified its TIEA with Macau on June 16, 2011. The TIEA was signed on April 29, 2011.


Costa Rica - Norway

5/7/2011

An OECD-model TIEA was signed between Costa Rica and Norway on June 29, 2011, Norden has confirmed.


Barbados - Norway

5/7/2011

According to Invest Barbados, Barbados has initialled a protocol to its existing tax treaty with Norway.


Norway - Turkey

22/6/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA entered into force on June 15, 2011. The DTA was signed on January 15, 2010 and is to apply from January 1, 2012.


Norway - Turkey

22/6/2011

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA entered into force on June 15, 2011. The DTA was signed on January 15, 2010 and is to apply from January 1, 2012.


Norway - Turkey

20/6/2011

The DTA was signed on January 15, 2010, and entered into force on June 15, 2011. The DTA will apply generally from January 1, 2012.


Turkey - Norway

13/6/2011

Turkey ratified


Norway - Marshall Islands

8/6/2011

The TIEA applies to all taxes. The TIEA provides for the exchange of information relevant to the administration and enforcement of domestic tax laws, and the determination, assessment and collection of such taxes, the recovery and enforcement of tax claims and the investigation/prosecution of tax matters. The TIEA also provides for the exchange of information held by banks and other financial institutions, and information regarding the ownership of partnerships, trusts, and foundations. The TIEA has a mutual agreement procedure.


Norway - Belize

8/6/2011

The Seychelles - Norway

1/6/2011

The TIEA covers taxes of every kind, and provides for the exchange of information relevant to the determination, assessment and collection of taxes, the recovery and enforcement of tax claims, and the investigation/prosecution of tax matters. The TIEA also provides for the exchange of information held by banks and other financial institutions, and information regarding the ownership of companies, partnerships, trusts and foundations.


Macao - Norway

1/6/2011

The TIEA covers taxes of every kind, and provides for the exchange of information relevant to the determination, assessment and collection of taxes, the recovery and enforcement of tax claims, and the investigation/prosecution of tax matters. The TIEA also provides for the exchange of information held by banks and other financial institutions, and information regarding the ownership of companies, partnerships, trusts and foundations.




Treaty Updates by Territory

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Swiss Double Tax Agreements Enter Into Force

28/12/2016
Amendments to Switzerland's double taxation agreements with Norway and Albania have entered into force, the Swiss Federal Council has announced.

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UAE Welcomes TIEA With Norway

11/11/2015
The United Arab Emirates announced on November 4, 2015, that it has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Norway.

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Swiss Federal Council Approves Liechtenstein, Norway DTAs

3/11/2015
The Swiss Federal Council has adopted dispatches on a new double tax agreement with Liechtenstein and a protocol to the agreement with Norway.

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Switzerland Signs New DTA Protocols

10/9/2015
Switzerland has signed protocols to its double taxation agreements with Norway and Albania.

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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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Netherlands, Canada Tax Deal Benefits Funds And Investors

21/11/2013
Dutch Financial State Secretary Frans Weekers has concluded a new tax treaty with Canada, aimed at providing greater security for both funds and investors, via the revised tax treatment of so-called closed FGR funds, a Dutch investment vehicle.

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Netherlands Updates Norway DTA

7/5/2013
The Dutch Finance Ministry has announced that the existing tax treaty between the Netherlands and Norway has now been amended and updated.

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Netherlands, Spain Unite On Closed FGR Fund Accord

12/2/2013
The Dutch Finance Ministry has recently announced that the Netherlands has concluded an agreement with Spain regarding the tax treatment of so-called closed FGR funds, a Dutch investment vehicle, highlighting the fact that the accord will serve to ensure fiscal security for both funds and investors.

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Isle Of Man Leading The Field On Tax Transparency

27/6/2012
The Isle of Man government has welcomed a new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development which places the Isle of Man at the forefront of efforts to introduce standards towards tax transparency and tax information exchange.

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Liechtenstein's Nordic TIEAs Enter Into Force

30/3/2012
The Liechtenstein government has recently announced that the bilateral tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs) concluded with Norway, Finland, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands are due to enter into force shortly, following ratification of the treaties by the relevant contracting parties.

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The Seychelles Adds Guernsey TIEA

3/1/2012
The Seychelles has noted the signing of a Tax Information Exchange Agreement with Guernsey as a significant step in boosting bilateral relations between the two territories.

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Latin American States Expand Treaty Networks

5/7/2011
Panama and Costa Rica have expanded their tax treaty networks, with the former signing a new double tax agreement, and the latter inking seven tax information exchange agreements.

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Barbados Initials Nordic Treaties

4/7/2011
Barbados has initialled tax information exchange agreements with three Nordic territories, initialled a tax treaty with Iceland, and added protocols to three existing tax treaties.

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Switzerland Seeks To Amend DTAs

11/4/2011
The Swiss Federal Council has recently requested authorization from the National Council and the Council of States to amend certain double taxation agreements, already approved by parliament, to ensure that they are in line with internationally applicable standards on administrative assistance in tax matters.

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Liechtenstein Concludes Multiple TIEAs

17/12/2010
Liechtenstein’s government has recently approved tax agreements in accordance with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s model convention with the Nordic States: Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, and Greenland.

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Tax Treaty Deters Shipowner From Using NIS Flag

6/10/2010
Seatrans, a Bergen based shipping company, is planning to reflag nine chemical tankers and one paper carrier to Malta by the end of the year.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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