AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Aruban Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS, IN RESPECT OF ARUBA, FOR THE ALLOCATION OF TAXING RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN INCOME OF INDIVIDUALS AND TO ESTABLISH A MUTUAL AGREEMENT PROCEDURE IN RESPECT OF TRANSFER PRICING ADJUSTMENTS  

ARTICLE 5   Pensions and Retirement Annuities  

1.  
Pensions (excluding government pensions) and retirement annuities paid to an individual who is a resident of a Party shall be taxable only in that Party. However, pensions and retirement annuities arising in a Party may be taxed in that Party where such income is not subject to tax in the other Party.

2.  
The term " retirement annuity " means:


(a) in the case of Australia, a superannuation annuity payment within the meaning of the taxation laws of Australia;


(b) in the case of Aruba, a stated sum payable in consequence of retirement and paid periodically at stated times during life or during a specified or ascertainable period of time under an obligation to make the payments in return for adequate and full consideration in money or money ' s worth; and


(c) any other similar periodic payment agreed upon by the competent authorities.




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