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Entry into force of the Tax Convention Between Canada and Slovenia

September 6, 2002

The Convention between Canada and the Republic of Slovenia for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion entered into force on August 12, 2002.

The Convention was signed on September 15, 2000, and the instruments of ratification were exchanged in Ottawa on June 13, 2002. In accordance with Article 29 of the Convention, its provisions will have effect in respect of withholding taxes, on amounts paid or credited to non-residents on or after January 1, 2003; and in respect of other taxes, for taxation years beginning on or after January 1, 2003.

The full text of the Convention is available on the Department of Finance Canada Web site.

For further information:

Tax Legislation Division
Phone: 613-369-4016