Australian - Israeli Tax Treaty

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From: Chris H

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Dear Department of the Treasury,

This request is an application for the purpose of the Freedom of Information Act 1982.

I would like to request of a copy of the most recent tax treaty between Australia and Israel containing signatures of all parties involved and witnesses.

Yours faithfully,

Chris H

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Department of the Treasury

Dear Chris H

We write to acknowledge receipt of your request, under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act), seeking the following documents:

I would like to request of a copy of the most recent tax treaty between Australia and Israel containing signatures of all parties involved and witnesses.

Your request was received by the Treasury on 11 December 2019. We notified you today that the deadline is being extended by 30 days for third party consultation. As such, the FOI Act provides that we have 60 days to process the request.

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The Treasury
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Dear Chris H

On 11 December 2019 you requested 'a copy of the most recent tax treaty between Australia and Israel containing signatures of all parties involved and witnesses' under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

This document can be provided to you in full outside the formal FOI process as an administrative release. An administrative release is a simpler and more efficient process for releasing documents than responding formally to a request under the FOI Act. A decision letter is not provided.

Would you please advise if you agree to withdraw your FOI request on the basis that you will receive a copy of the document in full within 2 business days. A response by COB Wednesday 8 January 2020 would be appreciated. If you do not respond we will continue to process your request under the FOI Act.

Kind regards

Freedom of Information Officer
The Treasury
Ph: +61 2 6263 2800
e: [email address]

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From: Chris H

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Dear FOI,

I agree to withdraw your FOI request on the basis that I will receive a copy of the document in full within 2 business days.

Yours sincerely,

Chris H

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Department of the Treasury


Attachment Israel DTA signed English text.pdf
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Dear Chris H

Please see the attached document.

Kind regards

Freedom of Information Officer
The Treasury
Ph: +61 2 6263 2800
e: [email address]

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