India and Tajikistan on Thursday signed a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). The agreement was signed by Central Board of Direct Taxes chairman Narendra Bahadur Singh on behalf of India and by deputy minister of finance of the Republic of Tajikistan, Norinov Jamshed Nurmahmadovich.
In the case of India, the agreement will cover income tax including any surcharge thereon and in the case of Tajikistan, the taxes on income of legal persons and taxes on income of individuals, an official statement said.
Under the said Article, a resident is a person who under the laws of a State is liable to tax therein by reason of his domicile, residence, place of management or any other criterion of a similar nature.
The treat provides for constitution of a project permanent establishment with a threshold period of more than one year. It also provides for constitution of a PE where an enterprise of a contracting state carries on business in the other state through a dependent agent.