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 17   Entertainers  

(1)  
Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 14 and 15, income derived by a resident of a Contracting State as an entertainer (such as a theatre, motion picture, radio or television artiste, or a musician, or an athlete) from his personal activities as such exercised in the other Contracting State, may be taxed in that other State.

(2)  
Where income in respect of personal activities exercised by an entertainer in his capacity as such accrues not to the entertainer himself but to another person, that income may, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 7, 14 and 15, be taxed in the Contracting State in which the activities of the entertainer are exercised.

(3)  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (1), income derived by an entertainer from his personal activities as such in a Contracting State shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if his visit to the first-mentioned State is supported substantially from the public funds of that other State or of one of its political subdivisions or local authorities.

(4)  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2), where income in respect of personal activities as such of an entertainer in a Contracting State accrues not to that entertainer himself but to another person, that income shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if that person is supported substantially from the public funds of that other State or of one of its political subdivisions or local authorities, or if that person is a non-profit organisation of that other State.




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