AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Korean Convention  

CONVENTION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

CHAPTER III - TAXATION OF INCOME  

ARTICLE 13   Alienation of Property  

(1)  
Income from the alienation of real property may be taxed in the Contracting State in which that property is situated.

(2)  
For the purposes of this Article -


(a) the term " real property " shall include -


(i) a lease of land or any other direct interest in or over land;

(ii) rights to exploit, or to explore for, natural resources; and

(iii) shares or comparable interests in a company, the assets of which consist wholly or principally of direct interests in or over land in a Contracting State or of rights to exploit, or to explore for, natural resources in a Contracting State;


(b) real property shall be deemed to be situated -


(i) where it consists of direct interests in or over land - in the Contracting State in which the land is situated;

(ii) where it consists of rights to exploit, or to explore for, natural resources - in the Contracting State in which the natural resources are situated or the exploration may take place; and

(iii) where it consists of shares or comparable interests in a company, the assets of which consist wholly or principally of direct interests in or over land in a Contracting State or of rights to exploit, or to explore for, natural resources in a Contracting State - in the Contracting State in which the assets or the principal assets of the company are situated.

(3)  
Income derived by an enterprise of a Contracting State from the alienation of ships or aircraft operated in international traffic while owned by that enterprise or of personal property pertaining to the operation of those ships or aircraft shall be taxable only in that State.




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