AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Vietnamese Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 4   Residence  

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


(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 Vietnam, if the person is liable, under the law of Vietnam, to tax therein by reason of the person ' s domicile, residence, place of management or any other criterion of a similar nature.

(2)  
A person is not a resident of a Contracting State for the purposes of this Agreement if the person 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 a person, being an individual, is a resident of both Contracting States, then the status of the person shall be determined in accordance with the following rules:


(a) the person shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which a permanent home is available to the person;


(b) if a permanent home is available to the person in both Contracting States, or in neither of them, the person shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State with which the person ' s economic and personal relations are 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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