AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Spanish Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 19   Government Service  

(1)  
Remuneration, other than 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 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 or national of that State; or


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

(2)  

(a) Any pension paid by, or out of funds created by, a Contracting State or a political subdivision or local authority of that Contracting State to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that State.


(b) However, such pension shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the individual is a resident of, and a citizen or national of, that State.

(3)  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (1) and (2), the provisions of Articles 15, 16 and 18 shall apply to remuneration and pensions in respect of services rendered in connection with a business carried on by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof.




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