Department/Board : Press Information Bureau

Date : 07.11.2017

Third Protocol to the Convention between Government of India and New Zealand notified

The Third Protocol for amendment of the Convention between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of New Zealand for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income was signed by both countries on 26th October 2016. The Protocol entered into force in India on 7th September 2017 and has been notified in the Official Gazette on 2nd November 2017.

The Protocol updates the existing framework of exchange of tax related information to latest international standard which will help curb tax evasion and tax avoidance between the two countries and will also enable mutual assistance in collection of taxes.