AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

United States Convention  

United States Protocol (No 1)  

ARTICLE 5  
Article 8 of the Convention is amended by:


(a) omitting sub-paragraph (1)(b) and substituting:
" (b) profits from the lease of ships or aircraft on a bare boat basis, provided that such lease is merely incidental to the operation in international traffic of ships or aircraft by the lessor. " ; and


(b) omitting paragraphs (2) and (3) and substituting:


" (2)
Profits of an enterprise of one of the Contracting States from the use, maintenance, or rental of containers (including trailers, barges, and related equipment for the transport of containers) used in international traffic shall be taxable only in that State.


(3)
The profits to which the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2) apply include profits from the participation in a pool service or other profit sharing arrangement.


(4)
For the purposes of this Article, profits derived from the carriage by ships or aircraft of passengers, livestock, mail, goods or merchandise taken on board in a Contracting State for discharge in that State shall not be treated as profits from the operation in international traffic of ships or aircraft and may be taxed in that State. "




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