AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Sri Lankan Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 17   Entertainers  

(1)  
Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 14 and 15, income derived by entertainers (such as theatrical, motion picture, radio or television artistes, or musicians, or athletes) from their personal activities as such may be taxed in the Contracting State in which these activities are exercised.

(2)  
Where income in respect of personal activities exercised by an entertainer as such accrues not to that entertainer 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 or her personal activities as such in one of the Contracting States shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if those activities in the first-mentioned State are 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) and Articles 7, 14 and 15, where income in respect of personal activities exercised by an entertainer as such in one of the Contracting States accrues not to that entertainer but to another person, that income shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if that other 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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