AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Chilean Convention  

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

CHAPTER III - TAXATION OF INCOME  

ARTICLE 14   Independent Personal Services  

1.  
Profits derived by an individual who is a resident of a Contracting State in respect of professional services or other activities of an independent character shall be taxable only in that Contracting State. However, such profits may also be taxed in the other Contracting State:


a) if the individual has a fixed base regularly available in the other Contracting State for purpose of performing the activities; in that case, only so much of the profits as are attributable to that fixed base may be taxed in that other State; or


b) if the individual is present in the other Contracting State for a period or periods amounting to or exceeding in the aggregate 183 days in any twelve month period commencing or ending in the income year of that other State, the individual shall be deemed to have a fixed base regularly available in that State; in that case, only so much of the profits as are derived from the activities performed in that other State may be taxed in that State.

2.  
The term " professional services " includes especially independent scientific, literary, artistic, educational or teaching activities as well as the independent activities of physicians, lawyers, engineers, architects, dentists and accountants.




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