Amended Japan-Germany Tax Treaty - Enacted

Amended Japan-Germany Tax Treaty - Enacted

On 30 September 2016, the Ministry of Finance of Japan announced that mutual notifications necessary for the entry into force of the 'Agreement between Japan and the Federal Republic of Germany for the Elimination of Double Taxation with respect to Taxes on income and to Certain Other Taxes and the Prevention of Tax Evasion and Avoidance' (New Treaty) signed on 17 December 2015 were completed on 28 September 2016.


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Therefore, the New Treaty will enter into force on 28 October 2016 (the thirtieth day after the date of receipt of the latter notification).

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