AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Austrian Agreement  

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

CHAPTER II - DEFINITIONS  

ARTICLE 4   Residence  

(1)  
For the purposes of this Agreement, a person is a resident of one of the Contracting States:


(a) in the case of Australia, if the person is a resident of Australia for the purposes of Australian tax; and


(b) in the case of Austria, if the person is subject to unlimited tax liability under Austrian law.

(2)  
A person is not a resident of a Contracting State for the purposes of this Agreement if he is liable to tax in that State in respect only of income from sources in that State.

(3)  
Where by reason of the preceding provisions of this Article an individual is a resident of both Contracting States, then his status shall be determined in accordance with the following rules:


(a) he shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which he has a permanent home available to him;


(b) if he has a permanent home available to him in both Contracting States, or if he does not have a permanent home available to him in either of them, he shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State with which his personal and economic relations are the closer.

(4)  
Where by reason of the provisions of paragraph (1), a person other than an individual is a resident of both Contracting States, then it shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which its place of effective management is situated.




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