AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Norwegian Convention  

CONVENTION BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION  

ARTICLE 18   Government Service  

(1)  
Salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, other than a pension or annuity, paid by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or local authority of that State to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that State. However, such salaries, wages and other similar remuneration shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the services are rendered in that other State and the individual is a resident of that other State who:


(a) is a national of that State; or


(b) did not become a resident of that State solely for the purpose of rendering the services.

(2)  
Any pension paid by, or out of funds created by, a Contracting State or a political subdivision or local authority of that State to an individual in the respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority (including, in the case of Norway, any national insurance element of such pension) shall be taxable only in that State. However, such pensions shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the individual is a resident of, and a national of, that State.

(3)  
The provisions of Articles 14, 15, 16 and 17 shall apply to salaries, wages and other similar remuneration and to pensions in respect of services rendered in connection with a business carried on by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or local authority of that State.




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