AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Fijian Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 19   Government Service  

(1)  
Remuneration (including a pension or annuity) paid by one of the Contracting States or a political subdivision or local authority of that State to any individual in respect of services rendered in the discharge of governmental functions shall be taxable only in that State. However, such remuneration, not being a pension or annuity, shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the services are rendered in that other State and the recipient is a resident of that other State who:


(a) is a citizen of that State; or


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

(2)  
The provisions of paragraph (1) shall not apply to remuneration, including a pension or annuity, in respect of services rendered in connection with any trade or business carried on by one of the Contracting States or a political subdivision or local authority of that State. In such a case, the provisions of Article 15, 16 or 18, as the case may be, shall apply.




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