Individual - Foreign tax relief and tax treaties

Last reviewed - 01 April 2024

Foreign tax relief

Foreign taxes shall be allowable against domestic taxes (credit method) under circumstances where (i) the income is derived or wealth is owned in a country that has concluded an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation with Liechtenstein and such agreement provides for a tax credit or (ii) reciprocity is granted. Income or wealth shall be exempted from taxation in Liechtenstein (exemption method) if the agreement for the avoidance of double taxation provides tax exemption or if reciprocity is granted.

Tax treaties

Currently, a comprehensive double taxation treaty (DTT) on income is in effect with Andorra, Austria, Czech Republic, Georgia, Germany, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Jersey, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Romania (enter into force 29 Feb 2024), San Marino, Singapore, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom (UK), and Uruguay. 

Negotiations for treaties have been initiated with Bahrein, Estonia, Irecland and Latvia. The treaty with Italy is awaiting final ratification to set into effect. 

Liechtenstein has concluded tax information exchange agreements (TIEAs) with the following governments: Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Faeroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greenland, Iceland, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, South Africa, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.