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 4   Residence  

1  
For the purposes of this Agreement, a person is a resident of a Contracting State if the person is a resident of that State under the law of that State relating to 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 person shall be deemed to be a resident solely of the Contracting State in which a permanent home is available to the person, or 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 personal and economic relations are closer. For the purpose of this paragraph, an individual ' s citizenship of one of the Contracting States shall be a factor in determining the degree of the individual ' s personal and economic relations with that Contracting State.

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 State in which its place of effective management is situated.




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