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 4   Residence  

(1)  
For the purposes of this Agreement, a person is a resident of one of the Contracting States:


(a) in the case of Australia, subject to paragraph (2), if the person is a resident of Australia for the purposes of Australian tax; and


(b) in the case of Sweden, if the person is subject to unlimited tax liability in Sweden.

(2)  
In relation to income from sources in Sweden, a person who is subject to Australian tax on income which is from sources in Australia shall not be treated as a resident of Australia unless the income from sources in Sweden is subject to Australian tax or, if that income is exempt from Australian tax, it is so exempt solely because it is subject to Swedish tax.

(3)  
Where by reason of the preceding provisions of this Article an individual is a resident of both Contracting States, then his status shall be determined in accordance with the following rules:


(a) he shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which he has a permanent home available to him;


(b) if he has a permanent home available to him in both Contracting States, or if he does not have a permanent home available to him in either of them, he shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State with which his personal and economic relations are the closer.

(4)  
Where by reason of the provisions of paragraph (1), a person other than an individual is a resident of both Contracting States, then it shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which its place of effective management is situated.




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