Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

Black money fight: India-Japan amended tax treaty comes into force

Black money fight: India-Japan amended tax treaty comes into force

The amended bilateral tax treaty between India and Japan, which provides for strengthened exchange of information to help reduce tax evasion, has come into force from October 29.

Nov 01, 2016, 20:06 PM IST
Singapore wants to delay revision of tax treaty with India

Singapore wants to delay revision of tax treaty with India

 Singapore is seeking more time to revise the two-decade old tax treaty with India, saying its investors need more time to shift to source-based taxation.

Oct 09, 2016, 16:20 PM IST
Cabinet gives nod to revised Indo-Cyprus DTAA

Cabinet gives nod to revised Indo-Cyprus DTAA

In another major step in fight against tax evasion, the Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to the revised DTAA between India and Cyprus that provides for source-based taxation of capital gains on transfer of shares instead of one based on residence.

Aug 24, 2016, 19:17 PM IST
India in talks with Singapore to amend DTAA provisions: CBDT

India in talks with Singapore to amend DTAA provisions: CBDT

India is renegotiating over a two-decade old tax treaty with Singapore and the revised protocol will take into account the concerns of both.

Aug 23, 2016, 13:10 PM IST
GAAR to override bilateral tax treaty provisions: Revenue Secy

GAAR to override bilateral tax treaty provisions: Revenue Secy

A day after the revision of bilateral tax treaty with Mauritius, Finance Ministry on Wednesday said GAAR provisions, which are to take effect from April next year, will override the DTAA provisions in case they are abused.

 

May 11, 2016, 16:43 PM IST
India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

India to boost investment in Iranian oil and gas sectors

Enhancing energy cooperation and development of the Chabahar port were the centerpiece of talks which was mostly dominated by economic issues.

Apr 17, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Mauritius in talks with India on revised DTAA

India has concerns that Mauritius, which is one of the top sources of foreign direct investments into the country, is being misused for round-tripping of funds.

Oct 30, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Cabinet approves protocols to amend DTAA with Israel, Vietnam

India on Wednesday approved protocols amending tax pacts with Israel and Vietnam to include effective sharing of bank information, a move aimed at dealing with the menace of black money.

Oct 07, 2015, 20:37 PM IST

DTAA with Mauritius will be revised soon: Revenue Secretary

The negotiations on the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) between India and Mauritius are in advanced stage and the pact would be revised soon, Finance Ministry said Thursday.

Jul 10, 2015, 00:00 AM IST
Govt submission on black money in SC 'ill-advised': Ram Jethmalani

Govt submission on black money in SC 'ill-advised': Ram Jethmalani

Slamming the NDA government for stating that it cannot disclose details of the data shared by it with foreign countries regarding black money, Rajya Sabha MP and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani on Friday said that its recent submission in Supreme Court in the matter was "ill-advised".

Oct 24, 2014, 21:37 PM IST

Black money: Modi govt toes line of UPA; tells SC it can't disclose names

Expressing reservation on disclosing all information on account holders, the government said that the foreign countries may not give further information and it would also be difficult to get into DTAA with other nations.

Oct 17, 2014, 15:02 PM IST

India, US to intensify cooperation in tax evasion cases

India and the United States have decided to enhance cooperation for automatic exchange of information on tax evasion and detection of financial crimes, shoring up efforts to crackdown on blackmoney cases involving economic channels of the two countries.

Mar 03, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Mauritius, India agree to 'limitation of benefit' clause

While specific details of this clause in the India-Mauritius tax treaty are being ironed out, LoB clauses are typically aimed at preventing 'treaty shopping' or inappropriate use of tax pacts by third-country investors.

Dec 08, 2013, 14:27 PM IST

Tax pact uncertainties hitting India, Mauritius alike: FSC

Expressing concerns over delay in revision of Indo-Mauritius tax treaty, the island nation's financial sector regulator says that both countries are losing because of an adverse impact of these uncertainties on the flow of investments.

Sep 15, 2013, 10:38 AM IST

India, Malta renegotiate double taxation avoidance treaty

India and Malta have renegotiated the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) to align with global norms and changes in domestic laws.

Apr 15, 2013, 19:28 PM IST

India looks forward to stop misuse of DTAA with Mauritius

India is looking forward to stop the misuse of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with Mauritius and come up with a revised pact which will be mutually beneficial for both sides.

Mar 13, 2013, 13:55 PM IST

India, Mauritius confident of resolving differences on DTAA

India and Mauritius on Tuesday expressed confidence over resolving their differences on Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) when the two sides meet in New Delhi next month.

Mar 12, 2013, 17:35 PM IST

Revised DTAA a win-win situation for India, Mauritius: Pranab Mukherjee

India and Mauritius on Tuesday agreed that bilateral line of credit must be used as a vehicle to realise the untapped potential in trade and economic ties and vowed to step up security cooperation, including anti-piracy operations.

Mar 12, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

India, Bhutan sign DTAA; to share banking, tax info

This is the first ever DTAA for Bhutan with any country. The treaty was signed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his Bhutanese counterpart Lyonpo Wangdi Norbum, on behalf of the Royal Government of Bhutan.

Mar 04, 2013, 20:38 PM IST

Status quo till DTAA with Mauritius is renegotiated: FM

On the contentious issue of Vodafone tax dispute, he said the government aims to resolve the issue and will take a view appointing conciliator.

Mar 03, 2013, 15:51 PM IST