On August 25, 2017 the Belgian Ministry of finance issued a press release announcing that the Protocol amending the existing Belgian – Mexican DTA entered into force on August 19, 2017.

Based on Article XX, Paragraph 2 of the Protocol the fact that the Protocol entered into force on August 19, 2017 means that the provions of the Protocol shall have effect from January 1, 2018.


The Protocol a.o. contains provisions that amend a.o. the following Articles of the Belgian – Mexican DTA from 1992: Article 4 (“Resident”), Article 5 (“Permanent establishment”), Article 10 (“Dividends”), Article 11 (“Interest”), Article 12 (“Royalties”), Article 13 (“Capital gains”), Article 25 (“Exchange of information”) and Article 26 (“Assistance in the collection of taxes”)


Click here to be forwarded to French version of the Protocol as available on the website of the Belgian Ministry of Finance. The French version of the text of the 1992 DTA can be found here.



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