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India - Singapore Tax Treaty (as amended through 2011 protocol) — Orbitax Tax Hub

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ARTICLE 18

Remuneration and Pensions in Respect of Government Service

(1)

  • (a) Remuneration, other than a pension, paid by a Contracting State or a political sub-division, a local authority or a statutory body thereof to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or sub-division or authority or body shall be taxable only in that State.
  • (b) However, such remuneration shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the services are rendered in that other State and the individual is a resident of that State who:
    • (i) is a national of that State; or
    • (ii) did not become a resident of that State solely for the purpose of rendering the services.

(2)

  • (a) Any pension paid by, or out of funds created by a Contracting State or a political sub-division, a local authority or a statutory body thereof to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or sub-division or authority or body shall be taxable only in that State.
  • (b) However, such pension shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the individual is a resident of and a national of that other State.

(3) The provisions of Articles 15, 16 and 19 shall apply to remuneration and pensions in respect of services rendered in connection with a business carried on by a Contracting State or a political sub-division or a local authority or a statutory body thereof.