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Double Taxation Agreements (DTAs)

 

Barbados has an expanding international tax treaty network.  To date there are 37 double tax treaties, which have been concluded with:

 

Country

Entry into Force

The United Kingdom December 19, 2012 (replaces the treaty that was signed March 26, 1970)
Canada December 22, 1980
Protocol to Barbados Canada DTA December 17, 2013
USA In force
1st Protocol US/B'dos DTA In force
2nd Protocol US/B'dos DTA December 20, 2004
Finland August 20, 1992
 Protocol to Barbados Finland DTA June 1, 2012
Norway July 3, 1991
Protocol to Barbados Norway DTA December 12, 2012
Sweden December 1, 1991
Protocol to Barbados Sweden DTA December 12, 2012
Switzerland Agreement extended to Barbados by virtue of Agreement between Switzerland and the U.K., 1963
CARICOM1 July 07, 1995
Venezuela January 2001
Cuba

March 16, 2000

China

October 27, 2000

1st China/B'dos Protocol

June 9, 2010

Malta June 19, 2002
 Protocol to Barbados/Malta DTA April 30, 2014
Mauritius January 28, 2005
Botswana August 12, 2005
Protocol to the Barbados/Botswana DTA*  
Austria April 1, 2007
Kingdom of the Netherlands November 13, 2011
1st Netherlands/B'dos Protocol November 12, 2011
Republic of Seychelles April 21, 2008
Republic of Mexico January 16, 2009
Luxembourg

August 8, 2011

The Republic of Panama

February 18, 2011

The Kingdom of Spain

October 14, 2011

Czech Republic

June 6, 2012

Iceland

February 24, 2012

Kingdom of Bahrain

July 16, 2013

State of Qatar

June 5, 2013

San Marino

August 6, 2013

Singapore

April 25, 2014

United Arab Emirates

February 18, 2016

Republic of Ghana*  Treaty signed April 22, 2008
The Republic of Portugal*  Treaty signed October 22, 2010
Rwanda*

 Treaty signed December 22, 2014

The Republic of Italy*

 Treaty signed August 24, 2015

Slovak Republic*

 Treaty signed October 28, 2015

Cyprus*  Treaty signed May 3, 2017

 

Source: Ministry of International Business and International Transport

 

* Not yet entered into force.

 

1 The CARICOM DTA counts as 10 DTAs.  These are with Antigua, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and the Trinidad and Tobago.


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