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India - Sweden Tax Treaty (as amended by 2013 protocol) — Orbitax Tax Hub

Note: This Treaty may be impacted by the Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent BEPS (MLI). MLI impact on Tax Treaties is available with the Orbitax International Tax Research & Compliance Expert.


Professors, Teachers and Research Scholars

(1) A professor, teacher or research scholar who visits a Contracting State at the invitation of that State or of a university, college, school or other such institution of that State not exceeding three years solely for the purpose of teaching, giving pictures or carrying out research at such institution and who is, or was immediately before that visit, a resident of the other Contracting State shall be exempt from tax in the first-mentioned State, provided that the institution in question receives approval from the competent authority of that Contracting State, on his remuneration for such activity during the period of the first year from the date of his arrival and in the subsequent years, the exemption will be only in respect of remuneration derived by him from outside that State.

(2) This Article shall not apply to income from research, if such research is undertaken primarily for the private benefit of a specific person or persons.