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Jamaica and Japan Reach Agreement in Principle on Tax Convention

Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) | 2018-12-21 14:41:00

The Governments of Jamaica and Japan have agreed in principle on the tax convention
between the two countries. The Convention includes provisions for the purposes of clarifying
the scope of taxation in the two countries, eliminating international double taxation andpreventing tax evasion and avoidance, and is expected to promote further mutual

investments and economic exchanges between the two countries.
The Convention will be signed after the final text has been fixed and the necessary internal
procedures have been completed by each of the two Governments. Thereafter, the
Convention will enter into force after the completion of the domestic process in both
countries (in the case of Japan, approval by the Diet).
The delegations were led by Mrs. Marlene Nembhard Parker, Chief Tax Counsel, Legislation,
Treaties and International Tax Matters, Tax Administration Jamaica, Ministry of Finance & the
Public Service (Jamaica) and Mr. Daisuke Nakano, Director, Mexico, Central America and
Caribbean Division, Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Japan). Mr. Naoya Jinda, Director for Tax Treaties and international Affairs, Tax Bureau,
Ministry of Finance, Japan, served as Chief Negotiator for Japan.

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