AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES

Cook Islands Agreement  

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF AUSTRALIA AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE COOK ISLANDS ON 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 6   Government Service  

1  

(a) Salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, other than a pension or retirement annuity, paid by a Contracting Party or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof to an individual in respect of services rendered to that Contracting Party or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that Contracting Party.


(b) However, such salaries, wages and other similar remuneration shall be taxable only in the other Contracting Party if the services are rendered in that Party and the individual is a resident of that Party who:


(i) is a national or citizen of that Contracting Party; or

(ii) did not become a resident of that Party solely for the purpose of rendering the services.

2  
Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1, salaries, wages and other similar remuneration in respect of services rendered in connection with any trade or business carried on by a Contracting Party or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof may be taxed in accordance with the laws of a Party.


 

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