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Mauritius - India Tax Treaty (as amended by 2016 protocol) — Orbitax Tax Hub

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ARTICLE 17

Artistes and Athletes

(1) Notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 14 and 15, income derived by public entertainers such as theatre, motion picture, radio or television artistes and musicians, and by athletes, from their personal activities as such may be taxed in the Contracting State in which these activities are exercised.

(2) Where income is derived from personal activities exercised by an entertainer or an athlete in his capacity as such, and accrues not to the entertainer or athlete himself but to another person, that income may, notwithstanding the provisions of Articles 7, 14 and 15, be taxed in the State in which the activities of the entertainer or athlete are exercised.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article, income derived by an entertainer or an athlete who is a resident of a Contracting State from his personal activities as such exercised in the other Contracting State, shall be taxable only in the first-mentioned Contracting State, if those activities in the other Contracting State are supported wholly or substantially from the public funds of the first-mentioned Contracting State, including: any of its political subdivisions or local authorities.

(4) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph 2 of this Article and Articles 7, 14 and 15, where income is derived from personal activities exercised by an entertainer or an athlete in his capacity as such in a Contracting State and accrues not to the entertainer or athlete himself but, to another person, that income shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State, if that other person is supported wholly or substantially from the public funds of that other Contracting State, including any of its political subdivisions or local authorities.