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 28   Termination  
This Agreement shall continue in effect indefinitely, but either of the Contracting States may, on or before 30 June in any calendar year beginning after the expiration of 3 years from the date of its entry into force, give to the other Contracting State through the diplomatic channel written notice of termination and, in that event, this Agreement shall cease to be effective:


(a) in both Contracting States, in respect of withholding tax on income that is derived by a non-resident, in relation to income derived on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;


(b) in Australia, in respect of other Australian tax, in relation to income of any year of income beginning on or after 1 July in the calendar year next following that in which the notice of termination is given;


(c) in Spain, in respect of other taxes on income, in relation to taxes chargeable for any taxable year beginning on or after 1 January in the calendar year next following that in which the notice is given.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF the undersigned, duly authorised thereto, have signed this Agreement.

DONE in duplicate at Canberra this TWENTY FOURTH day of MARCH One thousand nine hundred and ninety-two in the English and Spanish languages, both texts being equally authentic.


FOR AUSTRALIA: FOR THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN:
John Dawkins Jose Luis Pardos


PROTOCOL TO THE 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

AUSTRALIA AND THE KINGDOM OF SPAIN,

HAVING regard to the 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 signed today at Canberra (in this Protocol called " the Agreement " ),

HAVE AGREED as follows:


If, in an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation that may subsequently be made between Australia and a third State, there is included a Non-discrimination Article, Australia shall immediately inform the Kingdom of Spain in writing through the diplomatic channel and shall enter into negotiations with the Kingdom of Spain in order to provide the same treatment for the Kingdom of Spain as may be provided for the third State.
This protocol shall form an integral part of the Agreement.



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