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Assistant Treasurer Media Release No. 008 of 2009 - New Tax Treaty signed with New Zealand


Monday, 29 June 2009

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The Governments of Australia and New Zealand have signed a Convention for the Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income and Fringe Benefits and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion. The new tax treaty replaces the existing treaty signed in 1995 and its amending protocol signed in 2005. The new treaty was signed by the Minister for Trade, the Hon Simon Crean MP, and the New Zealand Minister for Trade, Tim Groser.

Further information on the tax treaty is available in the Assistant Treasurer, Senator the Hon Nick Sherry's Media Release No. 8 of 2009.

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