India and Belgium take final steps to join MLI

Jul 01, 2019

India and Belgium recently deposited instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (MLI) with the OECD.  The MLI will take effect for both states on 1 October this year. 

The MLI facilitates the closing of gaps in existing international tax rules by transposing results from the OECD/G20 BEPS Project into bilateral tax treaties worldwide. The MLI modifies the application of thousands of bilateral tax treaties concluded to eliminate double taxation.  There are currently 89 states joined up to the MLI.