Here you'll find information about international tax agreements for both residents and non-residents of Australia. We've included general information about tax treaties, other international tax arrangements and bilateral superannuation agreements.
- The use of the term 'foreign resident' is the same as 'non-resident'.
The general information on tax treaties covers the following topics.
- What tax treaties aim to do
- Multilateral Instrument
- What countries or other jurisdictions have a tax treaty with AustraliaExternal Link
- Whether you need to pay tax in Australia?
Other international tax arrangements
This information addresses specific industry or topic provisions that we have in place affecting the Australian tax liability, either of Australian residents or foreign residents. Arrangements covered include:
- Payments to Indian residents for technical services
- Taxation information exchange agreements (TIEAs)
- the Airline profits agreement
- the Australia/United States joint space and defence projects
- diplomatic privileges and immunities for certain international organisations
- the Timor Sea Treaty
Bilateral superannuation agreements
Australia has entered into a number of bilateral superannuation agreements with other countries. Here we provide details of the agreements Australia currently has in place, including:
- the effect of an agreement
- details of agreements currently in place
- how to apply for a certificate of coverage
Other topics covered
Additional information relating to tax treaties includes:
- foreign source income of Australian residents
- permanent establishments
- residency status and tax relief
- Australian competent authorities
- Australian income of foreign residents