AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

United Kingdom Convention  

CONVENTION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME AND ON CAPITAL GAINS  

ARTICLE 30   Termination  
This Convention shall remain in force until terminated by one of the Contracting States. Either Contracting State may, on or before 30 June in any calendar year beginning after the expiration of 5 years from the date of its entry into force, give written notice of termination through the diplomatic channel and, in that event, the Convention shall cease to have effect:


(a) in the case of Australia:


(i) in respect of withholding tax on income that is derived by a non-resident, in relation to income derived on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;

(ii) in respect of fringe benefits tax, in relation to fringe benefits provided on or after 1 April in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;

(iii) in respect of other Australian tax, in relation to income or gains of any year of income beginning on or after 1 July in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;


(b) in the case of the United Kingdom:


(i) in respect of taxes withheld at source, for amounts paid or credited on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;

(ii) in respect of income tax not described in clause (i) of this subparagraph and capital gains tax, for any year of assessment beginning on or after 6 April in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;

(iii) in respect of corporation tax, for any financial year beginning on or after 1 April in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given.



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