Petroleum (Timor Sea Treaty) Act 2003
Note: This is the copy of the Treaty referred to in the definition of Treaty in subsection 5(1) of this Act.Annex G under Article 13(b) of this Treaty
Taxation Code for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion in Respect of Activities Connected with the Joint Petroleum Development AreaArticle 12 Independent personal services 1.
Income derived by an individual who is a resident of a Contracting State in respect of professional services, or other independent activities of a similar character, performed in the JPDA may be taxed in both Contracting States as reduced by the reduction percentage. 2.
Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Contracting State of which the individual is a resident may tax such income without such reduction. In such a case, that Contracting State shall provide a tax offset against the tax payable on that income by the individual in that State for the tax paid in the other Contracting State. 3.
Income derived by an individual who is not a resident of either Contracting State in respect of professional services, or other independent activities of a similar character, performed in the JPDA may be taxed in both Contracting States but subject to a rebate entitlement against the tax payable in each Contracting State of the reduction percentage of the gross tax payable in that Contracting State on income referred to in this paragraph.