AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Maltese Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND MALTA FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

CHAPTER I - SCOPE OF THE AGREEMENT  

ARTICLE 2   Taxes Covered  

(1)  
The existing taxes to which this Agreement shall apply are:


(a) in Australia:
the Australian income tax, including the additional tax upon the undistributed amount of the distributable income of a private company;


(b) in Malta:
the income tax, including prepayments of tax whether made by deduction at source or otherwise.

(2)  
This Agreement shall also apply to any identical or substantially similar taxes which are imposed by either Contracting State after the date of signature of this Agreement in addition to, or in place of, the existing taxes. As soon as possible after the end of each calendar year, the competent authority of each Contracting State shall notify the competent authority of the other Contracting State of any substantial changes which have been made in the laws of his State relating to the taxes to which this Agreement applies.




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