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The new Singapore-Lao People’s Democratic Republic Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) entered into force on 11 November 2016.

 

The DTA provides clarity on tax matters and eliminates double taxation relating to cross-border transactions between the two countries.

 

The full text of the DTA is available HERE.

 

Source: MOF

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The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore ("IRAS") and Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs ("HMRC") signed a Competent Authority Agreement ("Agreement") on the automatic exchange of financial account information ("AEOI") based on the Common Reporting Standard ("CRS") on 16 Sep 2016.

 

The CRS is an internationally agreed standard for AEOI, endorsed by OECD and Global Forum for Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes ("GF"). More than 100 jurisdictions have endorsed the CRS and will commence AEOI in either 2017 or 2018.

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The Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (“IRAS”) and the Australian Taxation Office (“ATO”) have entered into a Competent Authority Agreement (“Agreement”) on the automatic exchange of financial account information (“AEOI”) based on the Common Reporting Standard (“CRS”). The CRS is an internationally agreed standard for AEOI, endorsed by OECD and Global Forum for Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (“GF”). More than 100 jurisdictions have endorsed the CRS and will commence AEOI in either 2017 or 2018.