AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Slovak Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 4   Resident  

1.  
For the purposes of this Agreement, a person is a resident of a Contracting State if that person is a resident of that State for the purposes of its tax.

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 in which the person has an habitual abode;


(c) if the person has an habitual abode in both Contracting States, or does not have an habitual abode in either 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 the closer.

4.  
For the purposes of paragraph 3, an individual ' s citizenship or nationality of a Contracting State shall be a factor in determining the degree of the person ' s economic and personal relations with that State.

5.  
[ATO Notation: REPLACED by paragraph 1 of Article 4 and subparagraph e) of paragraph 3 of Article 4 of the MLI] 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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