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Australia and Republic of Mauritius Tax Information Exchange Agreement

Date:

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Content ID:

1917

Abstract:

The Governments of Australia and the Republic of Mauritius have signed an Agreement on the Exchange of Information with Respect to Taxes. The Agreement provides for exchange of information on request in both criminal and civil tax matters.

In addition to the TIEA, Australia and Mauritius also signed an Additional Benefits Agreement (ABA). The ABA will establish an administrative mechanism to resolve transfer pricing disputes between taxpayers and the revenue authorities of Australia and Mauritius and eliminate double taxation of certain income derived by retirees, government employees and students.

The signing took place on 8 December 2010 in Port Louis, Mauritius with the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth signing on behalf of Mauritius, and the Australian High Commissioner to Mauritius, Ms Cathy Johnstone signing on behalf of Australia

The Agreement will enter into force after Australia and the Republic of Mauritius have completed their respective domestic requirements.

The signing of this Agreement was announced by the Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Bill Shorten in Media Release No. 022 of 2010.

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Australia and Republic of Mauritius Tax Information Exchange Agreement  66.70kb
Australia and Republic of Mauritius Additional Benefits Agreement  79.27kb

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Australia and Republic of Mauritius Tax Information Exchange Agreement  115.29kb
Australia and Republic of Mauritius Additional Benefits Agreement  116.92kb

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