Individual - Foreign tax relief and tax treaties

Last reviewed - 24 January 2024

Foreign tax relief

Resident individuals may take credit for income tax paid abroad with regard to extraterritorial source income. The foreign tax credit cannot exceed the domestic tax on the total foreign-source income. No carry forward rules for the amounts of credit in excess of the aforesaid limit are provided.

Tax treaties

Venezuela has tax treaties with the following countries:

Austria Indonesia Russia
Barbados Iran Saudi Arabia
Belarus Italy Spain
Belgium Korea Sweden
Brazil Kuwait Switzerland
Canada Malaysia Trinidad and Tobago
China Mexico (1) Turkey (2)
Cuba Netherlands United Arab Emirates 
Czech Republic Norway United Kingdom 
Denmark Palestine (2) United States 
France Portugal Vietnam
Germany Qatar


  1. The treaty with Mexico has been published in the Official Gazette and signed by the contracting parties but has not entered into force since diplomatic notes have not been exchanged.
  2. Entering into force of treaties with Palestine and Turkey has not been confirmed.