Nonresidents are taxed on their Nepalese-sourced income. Married couples may be taxed jointly or separately.
Income earned by nonresidents is taxed at a flat rate of 25%.
Rental income earned by nonresidents from leasing property is subject to 25% withholding tax.
Capital gains realized from selling real property are considered ordinary income and taxed at the standard income tax rate.
Income and capital gains earned by corporations are taxed at a flat rate of 25%. Income-generating expenses and operating expenses are deductible when computing for the taxable income.
The urban house and land tax is levied on the value of the property. Depreciation is taken into account, at rates ranging from 0.05% to 1.50% per year, depending on the type of construction of the house.
URBAN HOUSE AND LAND TAX
|TAX BASE, NPR (US$)||
|Up to 1 million (US$10,309)|
|1 million – 2 million (US$20,619)|
|2 million – 5 million (US$51,546)|
|5 million – 10 million (US$103,093)|
|10 million – 20 million (US$206,186)|
|Over 20 million (US$206,186)|
|Source: Global Property Guide|
#1 DEEP | March 29, 2010
the web is worth informative but not sufficient, the latest amendments to nepalese taxation and VAT has also to be posted; provisions underlining non-business chargeable assets, depriation bases,foreign establishments and for the multinational subsidiary companies are the most requisites'
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