AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

East Timor Sea Treaty  

TIMOR SEA TREATY BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF EAST TIMOR AND THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA  

Annex G under Article 13(b) of this Treaty  

ARTICLE 12   Independent personal services  

1  
Income derived by an individual who is a resident of a Contracting State in respect of professional services, or other independent activities of a similar character, performed in the JPDA may be taxed in both Contracting States as reduced by the reduction percentage.

2  
Notwithstanding paragraph (1), the Contracting State of which the individual is a resident may tax such income without such reduction. In such a case, that Contracting State shall provide a tax offset against the tax payable on that income by the individual in that State for the tax paid in the other Contracting State.

3  
Income derived by an individual who is not a resident of either Contracting State in respect of professional services, or other independent activities of a similar character, performed in the JPDA may be taxed in both Contracting States but subject to a rebate entitlement against the tax payable in each Contracting State of the reduction percentage of the gross tax payable in that Contracting State on income referred to in this paragraph.




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