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 19   Public service  

1.  
Salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, other than a pension or annuity, paid by an authority administering a territory or a subdivision of that territory or by a local authority of that territory to any individual in respect of services rendered in the discharge of public or administrative functions on behalf of such an authority shall be taxable only in that territory. However, such salaries, wages and other similar remuneration shall be taxable only in the other territory if the services are rendered in that other territory and the recipient is a resident of that other territory who:


(a) is a citizen or national of that territory; or


(b) did not become a resident of that territory solely for the purpose of performing the services.

2.  
The provisions of paragraph 1 shall not apply to salaries, wages and other similar remuneration in respect of services rendered in connection with any trade or business carried on by any authority referred to in paragraph 1. In that case, the provisions of Article 15 or Article 16, as the case may be, shall apply.




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