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Guernsey Adds A Pair Of Double Tax Agreements To Its List

Tom Burroughes, Group Editor, London, 31 January 2014

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Guernsey has signed two further bilateral double taxation agreements, with the Seychelles and Mauritius, taking the total of such DTAs to ten.

Guernsey has signed two further bilateral double taxation agreements, with the Seychelles and Mauritius, taking the total of such DTAs to ten, the jurisdiction’s financial centre promotion agency says.

Guernsey's Treasury and Resources Minister, Gavin St Pier, signed an agreement with the Republic of the Seychelles in London on 27 January. The agreement was co-signed with the High Commissioner for the Seychelles, HE Ms Marie-Pierre Lloyd. Guernsey's Minister for Commerce and Employment, Kevin Stewart, signed an agreement with the Republic of Mauritius in London on 17 December last year. The agreement was co-signed with the High Commissioner for Mauritius, HE Mr A Kundasamy.

Guernsey has now signed comprehensive DTAs with 10 jurisdictions: Hong Kong, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta, Mauritius, Qatar, Seychelles, Singapore and the UK, said Guernsey Finance.

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