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Canada-Luxembourg Tax Treaty - New Protocol Now in Force 

Global Tax Adviser

 

December 17, 2013

 

Brian Mustard
Montreal, International Corporate Tax

 

The new Protocol amending the Canada-Luxembourg tax treaty entered into force on December 10, 2013. As a result, the Protocol will take effect for taxation years beginning on or after January 1, 2014. The only significant change in the Protocol appears to be the amendment to the treaty to reflect the standard developed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for the exchange of tax information.

Background
Canada and Luxembourg signed the Protocol on May 8, 2012. The treaty was initially signed in 1999.

 

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