Category: Tax treaties

China’s Hong Kong, Serbia sign comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreement

HONG KONG, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) — The government of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has signed a comprehensive avoidance of double taxation agreement (CDTA) with Serbia, signifying the government’s sustained efforts in expanding Hong Kong’s tax treaty network, a government spokesman said Friday. The CDTA is the 44th such… – Continue reading

Cyprus: Cyprus And Switzerland Agree Updated Double Tax Treaty

On 20 July 2020 Cyprus agreed an updated double tax treaty (DTT) with Switzerland. The signatory for Cyprus was Foreign Minister Constantinos Petrides, while his counterpart, Pierre-Yves Fux, signed on behalf of the Swiss Federal Council. The revised protocol will update the existing agreement, which has been in force since July 2014. Details of the protocol were published in the Official Gazette on the 24 July 2020 and are now undergoing the ratification process. ... - Continue reading

Canada: Don’t Let Your Dream Vacation Home Become A Tax Nightmare

Renting your foreign property may require you to disclose information to the Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA"). A Foreign Income Verification Statement is required to be filed with the CRA where the adjusted cost base of the property exceeds CDN $100,000.  ... - Continue reading