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Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Tax Example: Rent

Last Updated: March 22, 2016

NON-RESIDENT COUPLE NOT FILING AN INCOME TAX RETURN (NO DEDUCTIONS APPLIED)
Non-resident couple´s rental income1      
Monthly Rental Income2 1,500 6,000 12,000
Annual Rental Income 18,000 72,000 144,000
Less: Expenses 3 10% 1,800 7,200 14,400
Less: Depreciation 4 (13,846) (51,750) (100,000)
= Taxable Income 2,354 13,050 29,600
Income Tax5
Flat rate 15% 353 1,958 4,440
Annual Income Tax Due 353 1,958 4,440
Tax Due as % of Gross Income 1.96% 2.72% 3.08%
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DISCLAIMER: The information contained above is marketing material only and is not written tax advice directed at the particular facts and circumstances of any person and should not be relied upon. We encourage you to discuss your particular situation with us or an independent tax advisor. This information was last updated on 22 March 2016.


Notes


1 The property is jointly owned by husband and wife.

2 Exchange rate used: 1.00 EUR = 1.00 EUR

3 Estimated values. Income-generating expenses are deductible when calculating taxable income.

4 Depreciation can be claimed if individual activities are declared. At eventual sale, such depreciation (capital allowance) notional deduction previously claimed annual declarations must be deducted in calculating capital gains tax (CGT) payable. Properties are depreciated for a period of 20 years.

4-1 The property is estimated to cost around €276,923.

4-2 The property is deemed to cost around €1,035,000.

4-3 The property is deemed to cost around €2,000,000.

5Rental income is taxed at a flat rate of 15%.

 

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