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 9   Interest  

1  
Interest paid or credited by a contractor, being interest to which a resident of a Contracting State is beneficially entitled, may be taxed in that Contracting State.

2  
Such interest may also be taxed in the other Contracting State, but the tax so charged shall not exceed ten (10) per cent of the gross amount of the interest.

3  
Interest paid or credited by a contractor, being interest to which a person who is not a resident of either Contracting State is beneficially entitled, may be taxed in both Contracting States but the taxable amount of any such interest shall be an amount equivalent to the framework percentage of the amount that would be the taxable amount but for this paragraph.

4  
The term " interest " in this Taxation Code, includes interest from bonds or debentures, whether or not secured by mortgage and whether or not carrying a right to participate in profits, interest from any form of indebtedness and all other income assimilated to income from money lent by law, relating to tax, of the Contracting State in which the income arises.




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