Entry into Force of the Tax Convention between Canada and the State of Israel

December 23, 2016

The new Convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the State of Israel for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income entered into force on December 21, 2016. The new Convention was signed on September 21, 2016.

In accordance with Article 28 of the new Convention, its provisions generally have effect in Canada: in respect of tax withheld at source, on amounts paid or credited to non-residents on or after the first day of January 2017; and in respect of other taxes, for taxation years beginning on or after the first day of January 2017.

The new Convention replaces the tax convention signed on July 21, 1975.

For further information contact:

Tax Legislation Division
613 369 4081

Please visit the Canada Revenue Agency’s website for information on tax treaties and other information on international tax issues for business or individuals.

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