AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Russian Agreement  

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

ARTICLE 2   Taxes Covered  

1  
The existing taxes to which this Agreement shall apply are:


(a) in Australia:
the income tax, and the resource rent tax in respect of offshore projects relating to exploration for or exploitation of petroleum resources, imposed under the federal law of Australia;


(b) in Russia:


(i) tax on profits (income) of enterprises and organisations; and

(ii) tax on the income of individuals.

2  
This Agreement shall apply also to any identical or substantially similar taxes which are imposed under the federal law of Australia or the federal law of Russia after the date of signature of this Agreement in addition to, or in place of, the existing taxes.




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