Finance Act 2011

Tax treatment of flight crew in international traffic.

16.— The Principal Act is amended in Chapter 5 of Part 5 by inserting the following section after section 127A:

“127B.— (1) Income arising to any individual, whether resident in the State or not, from any employment exercised aboard an aircraft—

(a) that is operated in international traffic, and

(b) where the aircraft is so operated by an enterprise that has its place of effective management in the State,

shall be chargeable to tax under Schedule E.

(2) For the purposes of an arrangement to which this section and section 826 applies, ‘international traffic’, in relation to an aircraft, does not include an aircraft operated solely between places in another state.”.