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Tax issues

Tax in Mauritius

  • Corporate Tax rate is 15%.
  • No withholding tax on interest and dividends.
  • Capital gains taxes (CGT) are applicable on gains derived from the sale or transfer of immovable property.
  • Dividends are tax free in the hands of shareholders who are non residents of Mauritius. For residents of Mauritius, a solidarity income tax of 10% of the specified exempt income (including dividends) shall be applicable if the total income of the individual exceeds 2 million rupees in an income year.
  • No inheritance taxes.
  • The VAT rate is currently 15%.

Double Taxation Agreements

Mauritius has concluded 37 tax treaties and is party to a series of treaties under negotiation. The treaties currently in force are:

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