Image result for double taxation avoidance agreementA Protocol to amend the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kuwait signed on 15.06.2006 for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income was signed on 15.01.2017. The said Protocol has entered into force on 26.03.2018 and is notified in Official Gazette on 04.05.2018. 

The Protocol updates the provisions in the DTAA for the exchange of information as per international standards. Further, the Protocol enables sharing of the information received from Kuwait for tax purposes with other law enforcement agencies with the authorization of the competent authority of Kuwait and vice versa.