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UK signs double tax treaties with Hong Kong and Singapore

This update was first published in the February 2011 UK issue of Accounting and Business magazine

The UK taxation agreement and protocol with Hong Kong came into force on the 20 December 2010 and is effective from 1 April for corporation tax and 6 April for income tax and capital gains tax.

The protocols to the following double taxation agreements came into force:

Singapore was signed on 24 August 2009 and came into force on 8 January 2011. Georgia amendments were signed on 3 February 2010 and came into force on 17 December 2010.

Glenn Collins, head of advisory, ACCA UK

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Last updated: 8 Apr 2014