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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