AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Malaysian Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF MALAYSIA FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBLE TAXATION AND THE PREVENTION OF FISCAL EVASION WITH RESPECT TO TAXES ON INCOME  

ARTICLE 14   Personal Services  

1.  
Subject to Articles 15, 18, 19 and 20, remuneration (other than a pension) derived by an individual who is a resident of one of the Contracting States in respect of personal (including professional) services may be taxed only in that Contracting State unless the services are performed in the other Contracting State. If the services are so performed, such remuneration as is derived in respect thereof may be taxed in that other State.

2.  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1, remuneration (other than a pension) derived by an individual who is a resident of one of the Contracting States in respect of personal (including professional) services performed in the other Contracting State shall be taxable only in the first-mentioned State if -


(a) the recipient is present in that other State for a period or periods not exceeding in the aggregate 183 days in the basis year or year of income, as the case may be, of that other State;


(b) the remuneration is paid by, or on behalf of, a person who is not a resident of that other State; and


(c) the remuneration is not deductible in determining taxable profits of a permanent establishment which that person has in that other State.

3.  
Notwithstanding the preceding provisions of this Article, remuneration in respect of an employment exercised aboard a ship or aircraft operated in international traffic by a resident of one of the Contracting States may be taxed in that Contracting State.


 

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