Gujistan charges foreign companies corporation tax at a preferential tax rate of 15 percent for the first five years, rather than the normal rate of 35 percent. PASE plc currently pays corporation tax in the UK at the rate of 30 percent. Taxes in both Gujistan and the UK are payable in the same year in which they are incurred. Tax losses in Gujistan are carried forward and set against the first available profits. A double taxation agreement exists between the two countries. There is also a 5 percent withholding tax in Gujistan on profits remitted by foreign subsidiaries to their parent companies. The government of Gujistan has agreed to waive the taxes in the first three years of operations.