Senegal tears up its double tax treaty with Mauritius

Senegal tears up its double tax treaty with Mauritius

The West African country of Senegal has abruptly ended its double taxation treaty with the island of Mauritius, it was confirmed today. According to reports, Senegal had previously threatened to cancel the agreement if specified key conditions were not met. Among other grievances, Senegal alleged that the bilateral treaty had caused the government $257m in lost tax revenue since the agreement was signed in 2004. It is the first time that Senegal has called time on a bilateral tax tre...

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Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.