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  

Interest

SECTION 12-245   12-245   INTEREST PAYMENT TO OVERSEAS PERSON  


An entity must withhold an amount from interest (within the meaning of Division 11A of Part III of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 ) it pays to an entity, or to entities jointly, if:


(a) the recipient or any of the recipients has an address outside Australia according to any record that is in the payer ' s possession, or is kept or maintained on the payer ' s behalf, about the transaction to which the interest relates; or


(b) the payer is authorised to pay the interest at a place outside Australia (whether to the recipient or any of the recipients or to anyone else).

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




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