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Taxation: Kyrgystan and Tajikistan

Volume 716: debated on Wednesday 13 January 2010

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what is the status of double taxation treaties with (a) Kyrgystan, and (b) Tajikistan; and, if they are not in place, what steps they are taking to implement such treaties; and what is the anticipated timetable for agreement. [HL1068]

The United Kingdom and Tajikistan have agreed to continue to apply the provisions of the UK/USSR double taxation agreement until such time as a new bilateral treaty is signed between our two countries. There is no such understanding with Kyrgyzstan and hence no double taxation agreement.

The Government have no immediate plans to negotiate a new double taxation agreement with either country.