Orbitax subscribers can now easily follow the latest COVID-19-related tax measures being implemented worldwide. New to Orbitax? Create a free account to access your dashboard and latest tax news.
News Share

The Tax Hub

Daily Tax Newsletter

Pakistan-Bangladesh-Iran-Japan-Kuwait-Mauritius-Oman-Saudi Arabia-Serbia-South Africa-Sudan-Sweden-Tajikistan-Thailand-Turkmenistan-Ukraine-United Kingdom-Vietnam-Yemen

Responsive image

Pakistan to Negotiate Revisions to Several Tax Treaties

On 13 July 2017, the Pakistan Cabinet reportedly approved the negotiation of revisions to several income tax treaties, including:

  • The 1981 treaty with Bangladesh;
  • The 1999 treaty with Iran;
  • The 2008 treaty with Japan;
  • The 1998 treaty with Kuwait;
  • The 1994 treaty with Mauritius;
  • The 1999 treaty Oman;
  • The 2006 treaty with Saudi Arabia;
  • The 2010 treaty with Serbia;
  • The 1998 treaty with South Africa;
  • The 1985 treaty with Sweden;
  • The 2004 treaty with Tajikistan;
  • The 1980 treaty with Thailand;
  • The 1994 treaty with Turkmenistan;
  • The 2008 treaty with Ukraine;
  • The 1986 treaty with the United Kingdom;
  • The 2004 treaty with Vietnam; and
  • The 2004 treaty with Yemen.

The Cabinet also approved the negotiation of revisions to an income tax treaty with Sudan, which was initialed in 2010, but not yet signed.

Any revisions would be the first to the respective tax treaties, and must be finalized, signed, and ratified before entering into force.

Powerful Tax Tools


FX Rates

Global FX Rates including Tax Year Average FX Rates and Spot Rates for all Reporting Currencies.


Corporate Tax Rates

Corporate tax rates, surtaxes, and effective tax rates for the current year, as well as historical rates and approved future rates.


Country Analysis

Detailed tax guidance for companies doing business in over 100 countries, including summaries and snapshots of key tax facts and issues.


Cross Border Tax Calculator

Calculate total tax costs and benefits of a cross border transaction including withholding tax, participation exemption and foreign tax credit rules.


Cross Border Tax Rates

Provides Domestic, treaty and EU cross border tax rates for over 5,000 country combinations for 9 different payment streams.



Complete overview of the OECD BEPS Project, including daily BEPS news, country adoption of BEPS measures, and an overview of the 15 BEPS Actions.


Tax Calendar

Customizable calendar tool that tracks corporate income tax, value added tax and transfer pricing obligations by country or entity.


Tax Forms

English translations of key tax forms for over 80 countries, including tax return forms, treaty benefit forms, withholding tax forms, and more.


Worldwide Tax Treaties

Repository including thousands of tax treaties (in English), OECD, UN and US Models, relevant EU Directives, Technical Explanations, and more.


Worldwide Tax Planner

Calculates the worldwide tax cost of what-if scenarios based on legal entity structure, taxable income, and cross border transactions.


Certified Rates Report

Customizable Certified Rates Report providing updated corporate and withholding tax rates at the end of each month for over 100 countries.


Withholding Tax Minimizer

Enables quick calculation of tax costs and benefits of cross border transactions considering all possible transaction combinations and optimal routes.


VAT Rates

Provides value added tax (VAT) rates, goods and services tax (GST) rates and other indirect tax rates for over 100 countries.


NOL Calculator

Country specific calculator to determine how net operating losses can be utilized in carryback and carryforward years.


Transfer Pricing Calculator

Calculates TP ratios under various TP methods and calculates the difference between target ratios and actual ratios.


Individual Income Tax Rates

Individual tax rates for over 100 countries.

Play of the Day

Translate Documents

English translations of key tax forms for over 80 countries, including tax return forms, treaty benefit forms, withholding tax forms, and more.

We’re here to help

We’re here to answer any questions you have about the Orbitax products and services.

Send us a message

Who’s behind Orbitax?

We’re committed to providing high value, low cost tax research and management solutions.

Learn More