AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

British Virgin Islands Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS FOR THE ALLOCATION OF TAXING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS  

ARTICLE 2   Taxes Covered  

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


(a) in Australia, the income tax imposed under the federal law of Australia (hereinafter referred to as " Australian tax " ).


(b) in the British Virgin Islands, such taxes on income or profits as imposed by law (hereinafter referred to as " British Virgin Islands tax " ).

2  
This Agreement shall also apply to any identical or substantially similar taxes which are imposed after the date of signature of this Agreement in addition to, or in place of, the existing taxes. The competent authorities of the Contracting Parties shall notify each other within a reasonable period of time of any substantial changes to the taxation laws covered by this Agreement.

3  
This Agreement shall not apply to taxes imposed by states, municipalities, local authorities or other political subdivisions, or possessions of a Contracting Party.




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