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Morocco - Sao Tome Tax Treaty (2016, not yet in force) — Orbitax Tax Hub

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ARTICLE 19

Government Service

(1)

  • (a) Salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, other than pensions, paid by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that State.
  • (b) However, such salaries, wages and other similar remuneration shall be taxable only in the other Contracting State if the services are rendered in that 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) Pensions paid by, or out of funds created by, a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof to an individual in respect of services rendered to that State or subdivision or authority shall be taxable only in that State.
  • (b) However, such pensions 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, 17 and 18 shall apply to salaries, wages and other similar remuneration, and to pensions, in respect of services rendered in connection with a business carried on by a Contracting State or a political subdivision or a local authority thereof.