Various tax treaties

27.11.2015

Double Taxation Treaties (DTTs) between the following markets were signed and came into force with the rates as indicated in the following table:

MarketsDate signedDate in forceMax DTT rate (%)
DebtEquities
South Africa - Kenya    26 November 201019 June 201510%10%
Iceland- Switzerland10 July 20146 November 20150%15%
Estonia - Switzerland25 August 201416 October 20150% a10% a
Bulgaria - Norway22 July 201430 July 20155%15%

a. As per the Protocol signed on 25 August 2014, amending the Estonia-Switzerland Income and Capital Tax Agreement signed on 11 June 2002.

Unless otherwise indicated, these treaties generally apply from 1 January 2016.

Our Market DTT information (Bulgaria, Estonia, Iceland, Kenya, Norway, South Africa and Switzerland) will be updated in due course to reflect the new treaties.

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