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 19   Government Service  

1.  
Salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, other than a pension or annuity, paid by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority of that State to an individual in respect of services rendered in the discharge of governmental functions shall be taxable only in that State. However, such salaries, wages and other similar remuneration shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the services are rendered in that other State and the recipient is a resident of that other State who:


(a) is a national of that State; or


(b) did not become a resident of that State solely for the purpose of rendering the services.

2.  

a) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1, pensions, annuities or lump sum retirement benefits paid by, or out of funds created by, a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority of that State to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that State.


b) However, a pension or annuity referred to in subparagraph (a) shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the individual is a resident of, and a national of, that State.

3.  
The provisions of Articles 15, 16 and 17 shall apply to salaries, wages and other remuneration in respect of services rendered in connection with any trade or business carried on by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority of that State.




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