TAXATION ADMINISTRATION ACT 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - COLLECTION AND RECOVERY OF INCOME TAX AND OTHER LIABILITIES  

Note: See section 3AA .

Chapter 2 - Collection, recovery and administration of income tax  

PART 2-5 - PAY AS YOU GO (PAYG) WITHHOLDING  

Division 12 - Payments from which amounts must be withheld  

Subdivision 12-F - Dividend, interest and royalty payments  

Dividends

SECTION 12-210   12-210   DIVIDEND PAYMENT TO OVERSEAS PERSON  


A company that is an Australian resident must withhold an amount from a *dividend it pays if:


(a) according to the register of the company ' s members, the entity, or any of the entities, holding the *shares on which the dividend is paid has an address outside Australia; or


(b) that entity, or any of those entities, has authorised or directed the company to pay the dividend to an entity or entities at a place outside Australia.

For limits on the amount to be withheld, see section 12-300 .




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