AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Swedish Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF SWEDEN FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

ARTICLE 18   Pensions and Annuities  

(1)  
Subject to the provisions of paragraph (3), any pension or annuity paid to a resident of one of the Contracting States shall be taxable only in that State.

(2)  
The term " annuity " means a stated sum payable periodically at stated times during life or during a specified or ascertainable period of time under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration in money or money ' s worth.

(3)  
Pensions paid by one of the Contracting States or a political subdivision or local authority of that State to any individual in respect of services rendered to that State, political subdivision or local authority, as the case may be, and pensions paid under the social security scheme of one of the Contracting States may be taxed in that State. The provisions of this paragraph shall apply only to individuals who are citizens of the Contracting State from which the payments are made.

(4)  
Any alimony or other maintenance payment arising in one of the Contracting States and paid to a resident of the other Contracting State, shall be taxable only in the first-mentioned State.




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