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Latest Treaty Updates: Serbia

Serbia - San Marino

7/5/2018

Serbia and San Marino signed a DTA in Belgrade on April 16, 2018.


Kazakhstan - Serbia

7/10/2016

Kazakhstan's Senate on September 29, 2016, ratified the DTA with Serbia.


Luxembourg - Serbia

18/1/2016

Luxembourg and Serbia signed a DTA on December 15.


Morocco - Serbia

16/7/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Morocco's lower house of parliament on July 9, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Serbia in June 2013.


Serbia - Armenia

27/6/2014

According to preliminary media reports, Serbia's parliament on June 19, 2014, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Armenia.


Morocco - Serbia

24/9/2013

According to preliminary media reports, on September 19, 2013, Morocco's Governing Council approved a law that would ratify the DTA the nation signed with Serbia.


Serbia - Morocco

22/7/2013

The DTA signed between Serbia and Morocco was tabled before Serbia's parliament on July 12, 2013.


Serbia - Uganda

17/7/2013

During meetings on July 15, 2013, Serbia and Uganda agreed to launch negotiations towards a DTA.


Serbia - Tunisia

11/6/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Serbia-Tunisia DTA entered into force on June 3, 2013.


Serbia - Morocco

10/6/2013

Morocco and Serbia signed a DTA on June 6, 2013.


Kazakhstan - Serbia

30/4/2013

Kazakhstan and Serbia initialled a DTA during three-day meetings concluding on April 24, 2013.


Serbia - Vietnam

17/4/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the Serbian Government on April 2, 2013, endorsed the DTA the nation signed with Vietnam on March 1, 2013, and forward the text to parliament for its approval.


Serbia - United Arab Emirates

20/3/2013

Serbia's parliament on March 15, 2013, ratified the DTA with the United Arab Emirates.


Vietnam - Serbia

8/3/2013

According to preliminary media reports, Serbia and Vietnam signed a DTA on March 1, 2013.


Georgia - Serbia

18/2/2013

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Georgia and Serbia on April 4, 2012, entered into force on January 9, 2013.


Serbia - United Arab Emirates

15/1/2013

Serbia and the United Arab Emirates signed a DTA on January 13, 2013, the government of the UAE has announced.


Serbia - Various

31/12/2012

According to preliminary media reports, Serbia ratified the DTAs the nation signed with Canada, Georgia and Tunisia on December 24, 2012.


Korea, South - Serbia

12/12/2012

According to prelimiary media reports, Serbia and South Korea initialled a DTA on December 5.


Serbia - Tunisia

18/6/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the Serbian government has forwarded the text of the DTA signed with Tunisia to parliament for approval.


Serbia - Canada

29/5/2012

The government of Serbia on May 24, 2012, approved a law ratifying the pending DTA signed between Serbia and Canada.


Canada - Serbia

2/5/2012

The Canadian Department of Finance has announced that Canada and Serbia signed a DTA on April 27, 2012.


Georgia - Serbia

6/4/2012

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


Serbia - Montenegro

4/1/2012

According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Serbia and Montenegro entered into force on December 21, 2011, and became effective on January 1, 2012.


Montenegro - Serbia

22/12/2011

According to preliminary media reports, on December 20, 2011, Montenegro ratified the DTA signed with Serbia.


Georgia - Serbia

31/10/2011

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


Montenegro - Serbia

22/7/2011

According to preliminary media reports, Montenegro and Serbia signed a DTA on July 20, 2011.


South Africa - Serbia

5/7/2011

According to the South African government, representatives from South Africa and Serbia will consider the signature of a drafted Double Tax Convention during two-day talks, due to commence on July 4, 2011.


Serbia - Indonesia

8/6/2011

Ratified by Serbia


Czech Republic - Serbia

1/6/2011

The DTA had been signed on September 8, 2009, and will apply from January 1, 2012. The DTA will replace the existing treaty, signed in 2004.




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Canada Hails DTA Implementation As Tax Modernization

8/3/2013
Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty has said that the introduction of legislation to implement a number of double tax agreements represents a significant step toward the "Government's goal of creating a fairer and more modern tax structure."

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Canada, Serbia Sign DTA

2/5/2012
Canada and Serbia have signed a convention for the avoidance of double taxation with respect to taxes on income and capital, which will restrict the rate at which withholding tax is applied on income between the two countries.

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Serbia, Austria Sign DTA

12/5/2010
Austria’s Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister, Josef Proll signed a convention for the avoidance of double taxation and fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income and property with Serbia’s Minister for Finance, Diana Dragutinovic at a ceremony on May 7, 2010.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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OECD Praises Portugal's Fiscal Plan

11/3/2010
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has welcomed Portugal’s fiscal consolidation plan, emphasizing that it will serve to support growth.

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Belgium's Kilometer Tax Opposed

11/3/2010
The Humanist group cdH of the Walloon parliament in Belgium has rejected the idea of a road tax levied per kilometre travelled, advocating instead the introduction of an inclusive road tax disc, which could then be modified to take certain environmental criteria into account.

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Bahamas Achieves White-Listing

12/3/2010
The Bahamas has achieved a place on the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's ‘white list’ following the signing of Tax Information Exchange Agreements with the seven Nordic economies of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, on March 10.

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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA

11/3/2010
The Kingdom of Bahrain’s Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and UK ambassador, Jamie Bowden, signed a comprehensive double taxation agreement between the two countries in Manama on March 10.

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Australia And Chile Sign DTA

11/3/2010
Australia’s Assistant Treasurer, Nick Sherry, has announced that Australia and Chile have signed a comprehensive bilateral double taxation agreement – the second such agreement between Australia and a South American country.

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Swiss-German Tax Talks Resume

12/3/2010
During a recent visit to Berlin, Switzerland’s State Secretary Michael Ambühl, Head of the State Secretariat for International Financial Matters in the Federal Department of Finance, met with representatives of Germany's Federal Ministry of Finance and Federal Chancellery to exchange ideas on current financial and tax policy issues.

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US Senate Approves Tax Extenders Bill

12/3/2010
US Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus has applauded the Senate’s passage of legislation to extend tax cuts, unemployment insurance benefits and eligibility for unemployment benefits and health care for unemployed workers through the end of 2010.

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MEPs Push EU Tobin Tax

12/3/2010
In a recently adopted resolution, the European Parliament has emphasized the need to develop plans for a global tax to discourage excessive risk-taking by financial institutions and to ensure that the financial industry pays for damage caused by the financial crisis.

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