AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Turkish Convention  

CONVENTION BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION  

ARTICLE 13   Alienation of Property  

1.  
Income, profits or gains derived by a resident of a Contracting State from the alienation of real property referred to in Article 6 and situated in the other Contracting State may be taxed in that other State.

2.  
Income, profits or gains from the alienation of property, other than real property, that forms part of the business property of a permanent establishment which an enterprise of a Contracting State has in the other Contracting State or pertains to a fixed base available in that other State to a resident of the first-mentioned State for the purpose of performing independent personal services, including income, profits or gains from the alienation of that permanent establishment (alone or with the whole enterprise) or of that fixed base, may be taxed in that other State.

3.  
Income, profits or gains of an enterprise of a Contracting State from the alienation of ships or aircraft operated by that enterprise in international traffic, or of property (other than real property) pertaining to the operation of such ships or aircraft, shall be taxable only in that Contracting State.

4.  
Income, profit or gains derived by a resident of a Contracting State from the alienation of any shares or comparable interests deriving more than 50 per cent of the value directly or indirectly from real property situated in the other Contracting State may be taxed in that other State.

5.  
Gains of a capital nature from the alienation of any property, other than that referred to in the preceding paragraphs, shall be taxable only in the Contracting State of which the alienator is a resident.

6.  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 5, gains of a capital nature derived by a resident of Australia from the alienation of shares or similar rights in a Turkish company or bonds issued by a resident of Turkey may be taxed in Turkey, if the period between acquisition and alienation of such shares, rights or bonds does not exceed 2 years.




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