In addition, Australia and Mauritius have signed a tax exchange and information agreement. The following territories have contracts with Mauritius, but the agreements are awaiting ratification: find out about tax rates, the latest tax news and information on double taxation treaties with our specialized online resources, guides and useful links. Tax Information Guide: Major Economies in Africa 2018 Overview of the Tax Environment and Investments in 44 Jurisconsultations across Africa, including this country. The guide contains income tax rates, withholding tax rates, a list of double taxation treaties, information on other taxes, investment incentives and important business data. Published by Deloitte in May 2018. The Governments of Australia and the Republic of Mauritius have signed an Agreement on the Exchange of Tax Information. The agreement provides for the exchange of information on request, both in criminal and civil matters. In June 2015, the OECD Committee on Fiscal Affairs (CFA) approved a model protocol to the agreement. The standard protocol can be used by legal systems if they wish to extend the scope of their existing TIEAs to the automatic and/or spontaneous exchange of information. Tax researchers and researchers expect a long-term domino effect in the renegotiation of treaties across Africa, following Senegal and Zambia`s denunciation of their double taxation treaties with Mauritius and countries` intention to maximize their tax rights.
This exchange of information on request was supplemented by an automatic procedure on 29 October 2014.  The automatic process should be based on a common reporting standard. Mauritius: Deloitte International Tax Source Online database containing tax rates, including information on withholding taxes, tax treaties and transfer pricing. A TIEAs request template has been developed to assist the competent authorities of TIEA partners in requesting information. It is available in English and French as well as Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Turkish. Correspondence from the Mauritian authority responsible for all matters relating to the exchange of information should be addressed to: Mauritius Revenue Authority: Double Taxation Convention The Authority provides a list of tax information treaties and conventions currently in force that are awaiting ratification, awaiting signature and are under negotiation. Highlights of current tax treaties are given and the full text of each contract is available for download. Legal systems may also choose to use the text of the articles of the Model Protocol if they wish to include in a new TIEA the provisions on the automatic and spontaneous exchange of information. The legality of intergovernmental agreements (ISAs) has been questioned on the grounds that any agreement between governments that significantly binding any government constitutes a treaty.
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