Tax on property income in United Arab Emirates

Taxation Researcher | January 01, 2020


No income tax is levied on individuals in the United Arab Emirates.


There are no income taxes.

In all Emirates except Abu Dhabi, leases of residential properties are taxed at a flat rate of 5%. Leases of commercial properties are taxed at a flat rate of 10%.

Abu Dhabi does not levy a municipal tax on rented premises but landlords are required to pay license fees.

There is no capital gains taxation in Dubai.


There are no property taxes in Dubai.



dubai property | August 15, 2010

I would like to comments on the above subject theist the dawn fall in the real estate sector has been in force due to the Government policy which is not consistence in line with the world market. some time the Government made regulations and overnight they changed it. The Government should adopt a fair policy in all the sectors. The confidence of investors has been lost and it would take long time to correct the same

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