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Ukraine-Singapore and Ukraine-Libya Double Tax Treaties Enter into Force

Ukraine
15 Mar 2010

Ukraine-Singapore Double Tax Treaty (effective December 18, 2009) applies starting from January 01, 2010, while Ukraine-Libya Double Tax Treaty (effective January 31, 2010) will apply starting from January 01, 2011. Taxand Ukraine examine the particulars of the treaty rates.

Ukraine-Singapore Treaty:

  • Dividend - 5% if the recipient is a company holding directly at least 20% of the capital of the company paying the dividends, otherwise 15%. Dividend received by governmental institutions is exempt from source-country taxation;

  • Interest - 10%. Interest received by governmental institutions is exempt from source-country taxation;
  • Royalties - 7.5%.

Ukraine-Libya Treaty:

  • Dividend - 5% if the recipient is a company holding directly at least 25% of the capital of the company paying the dividends, otherwise 15%;
  • Interest and royalties - 10%.


Taxand's Take


Entering into force of these DTTs opens new opportunities and provides additional protection for Singapore and Libyan investors in Ukraine.

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