Income tax on rent, worked example, in Luxembourg

Taxation Researcher | July 21, 2008

Non-resident couple´s joint monthly rental income1 €1,500 €6,000 €12,000
Annual Rental Income 18,000 72,000 144,000
Less Depreciation Allowance2 (6,605)3 (20,571)4 (48,000)5
Less Costs6 (2,700) (10,800) (21,600)
Less Standard Deduction7 (480) (480) (480)
= Taxable Income 8,215 40,149 73,920
Income Tax Rates8
Income Tax 1,263 7,291 20,456
Annual Income Tax Due €1,263 €7,291 €20,456
Tax Due as % of Gross Income 7.02% 10.13% 14.21%
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1 The property is jointly owned by husband and wife.

2 The rate of depreciation allowance is 2% for properties over 6 years old.

3 The property value is estimated to be €330,275.

4 The property value is estimated to be €1,028,571.

5 The property value is estimated to be €2,400,000.

6 The income-generating expenses, including real estate tax, are estimated to be around 15% of the gross rental income.

7 The standard deduction is €480.

8 The applicable tax rate for non-resident individuals is not provided.



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