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Latest Treaty Updates: Ukraine

Ukraine - United Kingdom


Ukraine's Cabinet on June 6, 2018, approved a law to ratify a DTA Protocol signed with the United Kingdom.

Netherlands - Ukraine


The Netherlands and Ukraine signed a DTA Protocol on March 12, 2018.

China - Ukraine


Meeting on February 8, 2018, China and Ukraine agreed to renegotiate their DTA.

United Kingdom - Ukraine


The United Kingdom and Ukraine signed a DTA Protocol on October 9, 2017.

Ukraine - Malaysia


Ukraine and Malaysia signed a DTA on August 4, 2016.

Ukraine - Malaysia


Ukraine approved a draft DTA with Malaysia on August 4, 2016.

Ukraine - Austria


Ukraine and Austria have agreed to sign a new DTA, Ukraine's Ministry of Finance said on June 30, 2016.

Ukraine - Cyprus


A DTA Protocol between Ukraine and Cyprus has been forwarded on to Ukrainian lawmakers for approval, the Government announced on March 31.

Czech Republic - Ukraine


The Czech Ministry of Finance on January 15, 2016, announced that the Protocol to the DTA with Ukraine entered into force on December 9, 2015.

Ukraine - Andorra


Ukraine's Cabinet on December 30, 2015, approved a draft TIEA and authorized its signing.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Ukraine and Cyprus have signed a new DTA that would replace their existing DTA when it expires from January 1, 2019.

Ukraine - Luxembourg


Ukraine's Deputy Minister for Finance, Olena Makeeva, on September 22, 2015, confirmed the initialing of a DTA Protocol with Luxembourg.

Ireland - Ukraine


Ireland's new DTA with Ukraine entered into force on August 17, 2015.

Ukraine - Ireland


Ukraine's Parliament on July 15, 2015, approved a law to ratify the DTA signed with Ireland.

Ukraine - Malaysia


Ukraine and Malaysia are close to concluding negotiations on a DTA, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on February 24, 2015.

Ukraine - Qatar


According to preliminary media reports, at a meeting on March 18, 2014, Ukraine and Qatar agreed to soon conclude negotiations towards a DTA.

Ukraine - Ireland


On November 27, 2013, the Ukrainian Government approved a draft law to ratify the DTA the nation signed with Ireland.

Ukraine - Czech Republic


Ukraine and the Czech Republic signed a DTA on October 21, 2013.

Sri Lanka - Ukraine


At its meeting on September 18, 2013, Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers approved the signing of a DTA with Sri Lanka.

Ukraine - Cyprus


According to preliminary media reports, the DTA signed between Ukraine and Cyprus entered into force on August 7, 2013.

Malta - Ukraine


Malta and Ukraine signed a DTA on September 4, 2013, in Kiev.

Ukraine - Malta


Ukraine's Council of Ministers approved the signing of a DTA between Ukraine and Malta on July 24, 2013.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Ukraine's parliament, the Rada, on July 5, 2013, endorsed a law to approve the DTA the nation signed with Cyprus on November 8, 2012.

Ukraine - Belize


Ukraine's Council of Ministers approved a draft TIEA with Belize on July 19, 2013.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Ukraine's parliament, the Rada, voted against a law to terminate the nation's DTA with Cyprus on June 5, 2013.

Cyprus - Ukraine


Ukraine's DTA with Cyprus was forwarded to the nation's parliament, the Rada, for ratification on May 15, 2013.

Ukraine - Qatar


According to preliminary media reports, the Ukrainian Government approved a draft DTA with Qatar on May 13, 2013.

Ireland - Ukraine


Ireland's tax authority, the Revenue Commissioners has confirmed the signing of a DTA with Ukraine on April 19, 2013.

Ireland - Ukraine


Ireland and Ukraine will sign a new DTA in mid May, Ireland's state news broadcaster RTE has announced.

Ukraine - Mexico


The DTA between Ukraine and Mexico entered into force on January 1, 2013, the Ukrainian tax agency has confirmed.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Ukraine and Cyprus signed a Protocol to amend their DTA on November 7, 2012.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Ukraine's Cabinet on November 5, 2012, approved the signature of a draft DTA with Cyprus.

Ukraine - Malaysia


The Ukrainian Ministry of Finance confirmed on October 26 that representatives from Ukraine and Malaysia had agreed the text of a draft DTA.

Ukraine - Cyprus

The Deputy Head of the Ukraine's Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs, Leonid Kozhara announced on October 12, 2012, that the nation is close to signing a new DTA with Cyprus.

Ukraine - Mexico


Ukraine's parliament has ratified the DTA and an accompanying Protocol signed between Ukraine and Mexico on January 23, 2011.

Ukraine - Saudi Arabia


Ukraine's parliament, the Rada, on September 18, 2012, approved a law ratifying the pending DTA signed between Ukraine and Saudi Arabia.

Ukraine - Ireland


Ukraine's Cabinet on August 15, 2012, approved the signing of a DTA between Ukraine and Ireland.

Saudi Arabia - Ukraine


The Saudi Cabinet on July 16, 2012, approved the DTA Saudi Arabia signed with the Ukraine on September 2, 2011.

Ukraine - Saudi Arabia


A draft law that would ratify the DTA signed between Saudi Arabia and Ukraine was forwarded to the Ukrainian parliament on June 25, 2012.

Qatar - Ukraine


According to preliminary media reports, Ukraine and Qatar began three-day discussions on March 26, 2012, towards the conclusion of a bilateral DTA.

Ukraine - Mexico


Ukraine and Mexico signed a DTA on January 23, 2012, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed.

Czech Republic - Ukraine


According to preliminary media reports, on September 8, 2011, Ukraine and the Czech Republic initialled an amending protocol to the 1997 DTA between the two countries.

Ukraine - Saudi Arabia


According to preliminary media reports, a DTA was signed between Ukraine and Saudi Arabia on September 2, 2011.

Czech Republic - Ukraine


According to preliminary media reports, the Czech Republic and Ukraine will hold talks on a protocol to the existing DTA from September 6-8, 2011. The original DTA was signed June 30, 1997.

Antigua and Barbuda - Ukraine


Antigua and Barbuda's government announced on July 11, 2011, that it plans to continue negotiations for a TIEA with Ukraine. Negotiations have been taking place since 2010.

Ukraine - Cyprus


Cyprus and Ukraine will sign a Protocol to amend their existing double tax agreement by October at the latest, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych told a press conference on July 4, 2011.

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Ukraine Ratifies Tax Treaty With Malta

On April 13, 2017, the Ukrainian Parliament ratified its tax treaty with Malta, which provides for lower withholding tax rates on dividends, interest, and royalties.

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Ukraine, Malaysia To Sign Double Tax Treaty

Ukraine is to sign a double tax agreement with Malaysia that will cap withholding tax rates on dividends, interest, and royalties.

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Ukraine, Austria Increase DTA Withholding Tax Rates

Ukraine and Austria have agreed to sign a protocol to their double taxation agreement to increase withholding tax rates on dividends, interest, and royalty income.

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Ukraine Discusses Tax Reform With US Firms

On March 30, Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Finance, Olena Makeyeva, updated US Chamber of Commerce members on reforms efforts to align the tax regime with EU best practices and international tax transparency standards.

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Ukraine Reveals Proposed Cyprus DTA Changes

Ukraine's Government has announced changes negotiated with Cyprus to their existing double tax agreement.

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Cyprus, Ukraine Agree To Replace Temporary DTA

Cyprus and Ukraine have agreed the text of a double tax agreement that will likely replace their existing pact from January 1, 2019.

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Mexico, Ukraine Sign DTA

On January 23, 2012, in Mexico City, Mexico’s Secretary of Finance, Jose Antonio Meade Kuribreña, and Ukraine’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Kostyantyn Gryshchenko (pictured), signed a double taxation agreement designed to promote investment flows between their two countries.

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Ukraine Calls For Conclusion Of New Cypriot DTA

The Prime Minister of Ukraine, Mykola Azarov has called for the renegotiation of the double tax agreement between Ukraine and Cyprus, while meeting with the President of the Cypriot House of Representatives, Marios Karoyan.

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Hong Kong Property Taxes Reviewed

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

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

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

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

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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BVI To Review Taxes And Fees

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

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

Authorities in the United Arab Emirates are inching closer to the introduction of a value-added tax.

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Malaysia Not Cancelling GST

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

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

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

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus is leading efforts for reform of US trade preference programs accorded to developing countries.

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OECD Urges Fiscal Policy Shift

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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Jersey Riding Out Onshore Storm

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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Tax Relief For California Storm Victims

The State of California’s Franchise Tax Board on March 9 announced special tax relief for California taxpayers affected by the recent severe winter storms that started in January.

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Belgium's Kilometer Tax Opposed

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

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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