Seychelles withholding tax treaties

Reduced treaty withholding tax rates on dividend interest and royalties received by qualifying Seychelles companies can be obtained from an overseas contracting state under the terms of the relevant Seychelles double tax treaty in order to prevent double taxation of profits.

Set out below are the special rates of withholding taxes which Seychelles companies can benefit from when receiving dividend interest or royalties:


 

Contracting State

Dividend
(Portfolio Holding)

Dividend
(Non-Portfolio
Holding)

Interest

Royalty

China

5%

5%

10%

10%

Oman

5%

5%

5%

10%

Quatar

0%

0%

0%

5%

Thailand

10%

10%

15%

15%

UAE

0%

0%

0%

5%

Vietnam

10%

10%

10%

10%

Zimbabwe

10%

10%

10%

10%

 

These tables are designed to provide a general snapshot view of treaty rates, of withholding tax which Seychelles companies may benefit from under the specified Seychelles tax treaties.

The conditions which Seychelles companies must meet to obtain these treaty rates are not set out here.

This is a general guide and specific advice should be taken in all cases. Reliance should not be placed on these tables without taking independent advice, or consulting with a specialist at Jordans.

 

Jordans Trust Company (Seychelles) Limited is licensed and regulated by the Seychelles Financial Services Commission.

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