Determining place of residence and country of jurisdiction of individuals.
An individual will be considered a resident of, and subject to the jurisdiction of, the country in which physically located, subject to the following qualifications:
(a) Individuals who reside, or expect to reside, outside their country of citizenship for less than one year are considered to be residents of their country of citizenship.
(b) Individuals who reside, or expect to reside, outside their country of citizenship for one year or more are considered to be residents of the country in which they are residing, except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section.
(c) Notwithstanding paragraph (b) of this section, if an owner or employee of a business enterprise resides outside the country of location of the enterprise for one year or more for the purpose of furthering the business of the enterprise, and the country of the business enterprise is the country of citizenship of the owner then such owner or employee shall nevertheless be considered a resident of the country of citizenship provided there is the intent to return within a reasonable period of time.
(d) Individuals and members of their immediate families who are residing outside their country of citizenship as a result of employment by the government of that country—diplomats, consular officials, members of the armed forces, etc.—are considered to be residents of their country of citizenship.
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