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The Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) Order 2001

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Article 2Taxes covered

(1) This Convention shall apply to taxes on income and on capital gains imposed on behalf of a Contracting State, irrespective of the manner in which they are levied.

(2) There shall be regarded as taxes on income and on capital gains all taxes imposed on total income, or on elements of income, including taxes on gains from the alienation of movable or immovable property.

(3) The existing taxes to which this Convention shall apply are in particular:

(a)in the case of Jordan:

(i)the income tax;

(ii)the distribution tax; and

(iii)the social service tax;

(hereinafter referred to as “Jordanian tax”);

(b)in the case of the United Kingdom:

(i)the income tax;

(ii)the corporation tax; and

(iii)the capital gains tax;

(hereinafter referred to as “United Kingdom tax”).

(4) This Convention shall also apply to any identical or substantially similar taxes, which are imposed by either Contracting State after the date of signature of this Convention in addition to, or in place of, the existing taxes. The competent authorities of the Contracting States shall notify each other of any substantial changes which have been made in their respective taxation laws.

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