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India and China sign protocol to Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement to prevent tax evasion

India and China have signed protocol to amend Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) for the avoidance of double taxation and for prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income by allowing exchange of information. Under Section 90 of Income-tax Act, 1961, India can enter into agreement with foreign country or specified territory for ..



India signs agreements with Cyprus on combating money laundering and environment

On September 3, India and Cyprus signed two agreements on combating money laundering and cooperation in the field of environment in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades in Nicosia. Both the countries also agreed for the revision in the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) made in 2016 to ..


India, UK sign three advance pricing pacts

India’s Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the UK have signed three Bilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (B- APAs) taking the total number of APAs concluded between India and the UK to 5. So, far India has signed a total of 111 APAs both-bilateral and unilateral.   The APAs between India and UK have been ..


India and Cyprus revise the double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA)

A revised Double Taxation Avoidance and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion (DTAA) agreement has been signed between India and Cyprus in Nicosia. This revised agreement will replace the existing DTAA that was signed in 1994. Cyprus is a major source of foreign funds flows in India. From April 2000 till March 2016, India received foreign direct ..


India and US resolve 100 tax dispute cases under Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP)

India and the US have resolved over 100 tax dispute cases involving Rs 5,000 crore under the Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP). Key facts A meeting of the Bilateral Competent Authority Mutual Agreement Procedure (MAP) or Advance Pricing Agreement (APA) was held last month in the US to resolve the long pending disputes. During the meeting, ..