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  • Service: Tax
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 13/12/2012

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Taxmail - New NZ-Japan DTA 

Issue 4 - December 2012


The New Zealand Government has agreed a new Double Tax Agreement with Japan (the “NZ-Japan DTA”). [PDF: 1MB].

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Once in force, the new DTA will replace the 1963 NZ-Japan DTA.


The new DTA has a number of significant changes, including reductions in withholding tax rates on dividends, interest and royalties.


We discuss these and some of the other key changes.


Our tax advisory team has the skills and commitment to help you to be competitive and compliant in all areas of business tax.
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