Double taxation agreement with Oman enters into force

Bern, 25.11.2016 - The double taxation agreement (DTA) between Switzerland and Oman came into force on 13 October 2016. The DTA contains a provision on the exchange of information upon request according to the internationally applicable standards. The DTA will contribute to the positive development of economic relations between Switzerland and Oman.

This was the first time a DTA was concluded between Switzerland and Oman. Both countries signed the agreement on 22 May 2015. Its provisions will be applicable from 1 January 2017.

To date, Switzerland has signed 54 DTAs and ten tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs) that are in line with the international standard on the exchange of information upon request, and of these, 48 DTAs and seven TIEAs are in force.

Address for enquiries

Bilateral Tax Issues and Double Taxation Treaties Section, State Secretariat for International Financial Matters SIF
Tel. +41 58 462 71 29,


Federal Department of Finance