INTERNATIONAL TAX AGREEMENTS ACT 1953

SCHEDULE 1 - Taipei Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE AUSTRALIAN COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OFFICE AND THE TAIPEI ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL OFFICE CONCERNING THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

ARTICLE 14   Independent personal services  

1.  
Income derived by an individual who is a resident of a territory in respect of professional services or other activities of an independent character shall be taxable only in that territory unless a fixed base is regularly available to the individual in the other territory for the purpose of performing the individual ' s activities. If such a fixed base is available to the individual, the income may be taxed in the other territory but only so much of it as is attributable to activities exercised from that fixed base.

2.  
The term " professional services " includes services performed in the exercise of independent scientific, literary, artistic, educational or teaching activities as well as in the exercise of the independent activities of physicians, lawyers, engineers, architects, dentists and accountants.




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