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Latest Treaty Updates: Seychelles

Seychelles - Indonesia


Representatives from the Seychelles pushed for the conclusion of a DTA with Indonesia during a March 12, 2018, meeting.

Guernsey - Seychelles


Guernsey's DTA with the Seychelles became effective on October 6.

Seychelles - Slovenia


The Seychelles and Slovenia are negotiating a DTA, the Seychelles Government announced on May 18, 2016.

Seychelles - Singapore


The Seychelles-Singapore DTA became effective on January 1, 2016.

India - Seychelles


India and Seychelles signed a TIEA on August 26, 2015.

Seychelles - Guernsey


The Seychelles has adopted legislation ratifying the DTA signed with Guernsey.

Seychelles - Various


Legislation to ratify the Seychelles' DTAs with Singapore and Kenya was tabled in the National Assembly on March 2, 2015.

Seychelles - Singapore


The Seychelles and Singapore signed a DTA on July 9, 2014.

Switzerland - Seychelles


Switzerland and the Seychelles signed a TIEA on May 26, 2014.

Ghana - Seychelles


Ghana and the Seychelles signed a DTA on May 20, 2014.

Seychelles - Georgia


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

Seychelles - Kenya


The Seychelles and Kenya signed a DTA on March 19, 2014, the Seychelles Government has announced. The agreement was initialed in July 2011.

Seychelles - Isle of Man


The DTA signed between the Seychelles and the Isle of Man entered into force on December 16, 2013.

Denmark - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Denmark and the Seychelles entered into force on July 28, 2013.

Isle of Man - Seychelles


The Isle of Man Government on April 11, 2013, confirmed the signing of a DTA with the Seychelles on March 25, 2013, by the Isle of Man, and by the Seychelles on March 28, 2013, by post.

Seychelles - Various


According to preliminary media reports, the Seychelles signed a DTA with Swaziland, and initialled a DTA with the Isle of Man, both on October 16, 2012.

Seychelles - Finland


According to preliminary media reports, the TIEA signed between Finland and the Seychelles on March 30, 2011, is to enter into force on November 22, 2012.

Malawi - Seychelles


Malawi and the Seychelles signed a DTA and two accompanying Protocols on September 6, 2012, Malawi's Ministry of Finance has announced.

Armenia - Seychelles


Armenia and the Seychelles initialed a DTA during five days of meetings which concluded on August 17, 2012.

Seychelles - Ethiopia


According to preliminary media reports, the Seychelles and Ethiopia signed a DTA on July 14, 2012.

Seychelles - Luxembourg


According to preliminary media reports, Luxembourg and the Seychelles signed a DTA on July 4, 2012.

Seychelles - South Africa


According to the South African Revenue Service, the DTA signed between the Seychelles and South Africa entered into force on May 15, 2012.

Pakistan - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, Pakistan's Cabinet approved the signing of a draft DTA between Pakistan and Seychelles on May 23, 2012.

Sri Lanka - Seychelles


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA between the Seychelles and Sri Lanka, which was initialled in December 2008, was signed on November 7, 2011.

Seychelles - Kenya


According to preliminary media reports, the governments of the Seychelles and Kenya have initialled a double tax avoidance agreement.

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Isle Of Man Leading The Field On Tax Transparency

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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South Africa, Seychelles DTA Protocol Comes Into Effect

It has been announced that the protocol to the existing double taxation agreement between South Africa and the Seychelles has been ratified and went into effect on May 15, 2012.

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COMESA Pushes For DTAs Between Member States

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The Seychelles Adds Guernsey TIEA

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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Bahrain, Seychelles Sign DTA

During a recent visit to the United States, Bahrain’s Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and the Seychelles' Minister of Finance, Danny Faure, signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between their respective countries.

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Switzerland, Slovakia Initial Revised DTA

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UAE Completes VAT Study

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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift

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BVI To Review Taxes And Fees

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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST

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Australia Promised Full Debate On Tax Review

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IRS Offers Help To Struggling Taxpayers

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Baucus Seeks Trade Preference Reform

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Jersey Riding Out Onshore Storm

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Norway Urged To Revise Fiscal Policy

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has called on Norwegian authorities to revise fiscal policy in light of the nation’s recovering economy.

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Bahrain And UK Sign DTA

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

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