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Published on 8/02/2018 12:16:34 PM | Source: Dion Global Solutions Ltd

Cabinet okays double taxation avoidance pact with China

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing and ratification of protocol amending the Agreement between India and China for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income. “Besides other changes, the protocol updates the existing provisions for exchange of information to the latest international standards.

Further the Protocol will incorporate changes required to implement treaty related minimum standards under the Action reports of Base Erosion & Profit shifting (BEPS) Project, in which India had participated on an equal footing,” according to a Cabinet statement. Besides minimum standards, the Protocol will also bring in changes as per BEPS Action reports as agreed upon by two sides, it added.