The Protocol to the Double Tax Treaty concluded between Romania and Austria has been ratified by Law 245/2013, published in the Romanian Official Journal no. 448 of 22 July 2013. The Protocol adds to the Romanian – Austrian Double Tax Treaty provisions for the exchange of tax information in line with international standards. The new Protocol will enter into force starting with the 1 st day of the 3 rd month following the month when the diplomatic procedures between Romania and Austria are completed. These new amendments will be applicable starting with the tax information relating to 1 st of January or after 1 st January of the calendar year following the entry into force of the Protocol.