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Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation between Cyprus and Qatar

The Cyprus Inland Revenue Department issued on the 22nd January 2010, the Circular No. 2010/01 informing that the procedures have been completed which are required by the law of each country for the entry of the aforesaid Agreement into force, which was signed on the 11th of November 2008 and after the exchange of the relevant notifications, the Agreement entered into force on the 20th March 2009.
 
The provisions of the Agreement shall apply:
(i)     in the case of taxes withheld at source, regarding amounts paid or credited on or after the 1st of January 2010 and
(ii)    in the case of other taxes, regarding taxes imposed for tax years beginning on or after the 1st of January 2010.
 
The Agreement can be found on the website of the Department www.mof.gov.cy/ird.
 
For further information on this topic please contact Mr. Soteris Flourentzos, Director, by telephone (+357 25 028460) or by fax (+357 25 028461) or by e-mail (sflourentzos@pittaslegal.com)