Tax Treaty News: June 2017

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Moldova and UAE On 28 June 2017, Moldova authorized to sign a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with United Arab Emirates for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Latvia and Switzerland On 28 June 2017, the Federal Council of Switzerland adopted a dispatch on the amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Latvia.
Liechtenstein and Monaco On 28 June 2017, the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Liechtenstein and Monaco was signed in Bern.
Hong Kong and New Zealand On 28 June 2017, Hong Kong and New Zealand signed an amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA).
Bosnia and Herzegovina and Romania On 27 June 2017, Mr. Mladen Ivanić, the President of Bosnia and Herzegovina adopted a decision ratifying the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Romania. Once in force and effective, the treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1986.
India and Portugal On 24 June 2017, India and Portugal signed an amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA), in Portugal.
Georgia and Kyrgyzstan On 22 June 2017, the parliament of Kyrgyzstan approved a bill ratifying the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Georgia for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Argentina and Qatar On 21 June 2017, the cabinet of Qatar authorized to sign a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Argentina for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Belarus and Spain On 14 June 2017, the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Belarus and Spain was signed in Madrid. Once in force and effective, the new treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1985.
Mexico and Spain On 14 June 2017, the Senate of Spain approved the amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Mexico for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Kyrgyzstan and UK On 13 June 2017, the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Kyrgyzstan and the United Kingdom was signed for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income in Bishkek.
Bahrain and Morocco On 7 June 2017, Bahrain ratified the amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Morocco.
Germany and Turkmenistan On 5 June 2017, Germany ratified the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Turkmenistan for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. Once in force and effective, the treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1981.
Sweden and China On 5 June 2017, Sweden and China signed an amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA), in Stockholm.
Cape Verde and Spain On 5 June 2017, the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Cape Verde and Spain was signed in Madrid.
Germany and Armenia On 1 June 2017, the lower house of parliament of Germany approved the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Armenia. Once in force and effective, the new treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1981.
Azerbaijan and Denmark On 31 May 2017, the parliament of Azerbaijan approved the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Denmark for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Norway and Zambia On 30 May 2017, Zambia ratified the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Norway. Once in force and effective, the new treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1971.
Japan and Iceland On 29 May 2017, the Japanese Ministry of Finance announced that the Government of Japan and Iceland have agreed in principle on the tax convention between them.
Turkey and Uzbekistan On 25 May 2017, Turkey and Uzbekistan signed an amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Andorra and Malta On 25 May 2017, the general council of Andorra approved the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Malta for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
Germany and Macedonia On 18 May 2017, the German lower house of parliament approved the amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Macedonia.
Romania and Uzbekistan On 17 May 2017, the amending protocol of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Romania and Uzbekistan was entered into force. This protocol will apply from 1 January 2018.
Barbados and Italy On 16 May 2017, Italy ratified the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Barbados.
Italy and Romania On 16 May 2017, Italy ratified the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) with Romania for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. Once in force and effective, the treaty will replace the existing DTA of 1977.
Jordan and UAE On 10 January 2017, the Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) between Jordan and United Arab Emirates was entered into force. This Agreement will apply from 1 January 2018.

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