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Sierra Leone - Norway Tax Treaty (as amended by 1966 protocol) — Orbitax Tax Hub

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ARTICLE VI

Dividends

(1)

  • (a) Dividends paid by a company which is a resident of the United Kingdom to a resident of Norway, who is subject to tax in Norway in respect thereof and does not carry on a trade or business in the United Kingdom through a permanent establishment situated therein, shall be exempt from United Kingdom surtax.
  • (b) Norwegian tax on dividends paid by a company which is a resident of Norway to a resident of the United Kingdom, who is subject to tax in the United Kingdom in respect thereof and does not carry on trade or business in Norway through a permanent establishment situated therein, shall not exceed 5 per cent. Provided that, where the resident of the United Kingdom is a company which controls, directly or indirectly, not less than 50 per cent of the entire voting power of the company paying the dividends, the dividends shall be exempt from Norwegian tax.

(2) Where a company which is a resident of one of the territories derives profits or income from sources within the other territory, there shall not be imposed in that other territory any form of taxation on dividends paid by the company to persons not resident in that other territory, or any tax in the nature of an undistributed profits tax on undistributed profits of the company, whether or not those dividends or undistributed profits represent, in whole or in part, profits or income so derived.