According to recent reports, the income and capital tax treaty between Saudi Arabia and Tajikistan entered into force on 1 June 2015. The treaty, signed 13 May 2014, is the first of its kind between the two countries.
The treaty covers Saudi Zakat and income tax including the natural gas investment tax. It covers Tajik individual income tax, tax on legal persons, and immovable property tax.
The treaty includes the provision that a permanent establishment will be deemed constituted when an enterprise of one Contracting State furnishes services in the other State through employees or other engaged personnel if the activities continue for the same or connected project for a period or periods aggregating more than 6 months within any 12-month period.
The following capital gains derived by a resident of one Contracting State may be taxed by the other State:
Gains from the alienation of other property by a resident of a Contracting State may only be taxed by that State.
Both countries apply the credit method for the elimination of double taxation.
The treaty does not include non-discrimination provisions.
The treaty applies from 1 January 2016.
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