Income tax on rent, worked example, in British Virgin Is.

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Non-resident couple´s joint monthly rental income1 US$1,500 US$6,000 US$12,000
Annual Rental Income 18,000 72,000 144,000
= Taxable Income US$18,000 US$72,000 US$144,000
Income Tax Rates2
No income tax on rental income - - -
Additional Taxes
Hotel Accommodation Tax3 7% 1,260 5,040 10,080
Annual Income Tax Due US$1,260 US$5,040 US$10,080
Tax Due as % of Gross Income 7.00% 7.00% 7.00%
Thanks to:
Baker Tilly (BVD Limited)

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1 The property is jointly owned by husband and wife.

2 No income tax in the British Virgin Islands.

3 Hotel accommodation tax (7%) is levied on the gross rent charged to guests on holiday rentals. Long-term rentals to British Virgin Islands´ residents are exempt from hotel accommodation tax.