Global Property Guide

Financial Information for Residential Property Buyers

Buying costs are low

November 21, 2016

How high are realtors' and lawyers' fees in Bangladesh? What about other property purchase costs?

Transaction Costs

Who Pays?
Stamp Duty 5% buyer
Local Government Tax 2% buyer
Registration Tax 2.5% buyer
Costs paid by buyer 9.5%
Costs paid by seller 0%
See Footnotes
Source: Global Property Guide

Footnotes to Transaction Costs Table

Capital Gains Tax
Capital gains tax is levied at a flat rate of 5% of the value of land exceeding BDT100,000 (US$1,299).

Local Government Tax
Local government tax is levied at a flat rate of 2% of the property value.

Registration Tax
Registration tax is levied at a flat rate of 2.5% of the property value.


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