Expansion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) and Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) network

DTAA
Mauritius has concluded negotiations on a DTAA with Cabo Verde, Malta and Morocco. The procedures for the signing of these DTAAs are underway.
Moreover, the DTAA with Guernsey has entered into force on 30 June 2014 and the new DTAA with Rwanda has entered into force on 4 August 2014.

IPPA
Mauritius has concluded negotiations on an IPPA with Cabo Verde and Burkina Faso. The procedures for the signing of the two Agreements are underway.
The IPPA between Mauritius and Egypt was signed on 25 June 2014. The Agreement will enter into force after the completion of necessary internal legal procedures by both parties and reciprocal notification.

The IPPA between Mauritius and Kuwait has entered into force on 24 July 2014.

US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Mauritius has signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) and a Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the United States of America on 27 December 2013 to be FATCA compliant.

The IGA and the TIEA have entered into force on 29 August 2014.

Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
05 September 2014