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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.


Students and Apprentices

(1) A student or business apprentice who is or was immediately before visiting a Contracting State a resident of the other Contracting State and who is present in the first-mentioned State solely for the purpose of his education or training shall, besides bans on preferential conditions provided by the Government or any other organisation or institution of the first-mentioned State and tax exempt grants and scholarships, be exempt from tax in the first-mentioned State on:

  • (a) payments made to him by persons residing outside the first-mentioned State for the purpose of his maintenance, education or training; and
  • (b) remuneration from employment in the first-mentioned State, in an amount not exceeding 10,000 (ten thousand) Swedish Kroner or its equivalent amount during any fiscal year, as the case may be, provided that such employment is directly related to his studies or is undertaken for the purpose of his maintenance and that his stay in the first-mentioned State lasts for six months or more.

(2) The benefit of this Article shall extend only for such period of time as may be reasonable or customarily required to complete the education or training undertaken, but in no event shall any individual have the benefits of this Article for more than five consecutive years from the date of his first arrival in the first-mentioned State.