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UK Property Tax

The new UK tax year is underway. How to get ready to file for rental income:

Buy-to-lets in the UK can be incredibly profitable and attract a lot of entrepreneurs. They also scare off a lot of potential landlords because they’re taxed in a unique way.

If you are a non-resident landlord in the UK, you will have to pay income tax on the rent you get from your properties. You will need to do this through Self Assessment which might be intimidating at first.

Our guide will help you figure out how much you owe and give you an insight on how to get ready for the UK tax year.

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German Property Tax

Tax advice for smart foreign real estate investors and owners in Germany

It’s no surprise that real estate is one of the best investments you can make. With mortgage interest rates so low and the tax incentives available to buyers, investing in property is a proven way to grow your wealth and increase your income flow.

However, the management of property tax requirements can often act as a deterrent to investors.

After all, it can be hard to come to terms with German tax law, especially if you don’t speak the local language.

This guide will share everything you need to know about tax if you are a non-resident who is considering investing in German real estate.

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French Property Tax

French Property VAT Refund Guide for Foreign Investors

As one of the biggest European countries, France has a rich history, culture, and architecture, making it a preferred property destination for foreign investors.

There are a variety of reasons to choose this beautiful place- including a divine range of culinary delights, breathtaking scenery and a more relaxed approach to work. 

If you have decided to invest in a French property, whether as a primary residence or for vacation purposes, you should be aware of the tax implications so that you can plan ahead of time. 

Besides all this, did you know that by renting out your new-build, furnished property, you can save 20% on the purchase price of your real estate? 

The attractive VAT reimbursement is boosting the whole real estate sector, encouraging future owners to purchase a newly built house or apartment that they might live in, rent and profit from. 

In this guide, you will find everything you need to know about claiming a property VAT refund in France. 

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French Property Tax

Êtes-vous propriétaire d’une maison de vacances en France? Nous avons créé l’ultime guide fiscal français uniquement pour vous!

Environ 200 millions de personnes visitent la France chaque année (avant covid, bien sûr).

Wow… ça fait beaucoup de touristes!

Il est facile de comprendre pourquoi tant de voyageurs viennent en France, que ce soit en tant que vacanciers occasionnels ou en tant qu’investisseurs immobiliers internationaux. Après tout, la France est un endroit incroyable où vivre.

Ce pays a un bon climat, une culture de premier ordre, une histoire riche, des traditions colorées, des villes animées ainsi qu’une région campagnarde merveilleusement préservée. Sans parler des délicieux vins et fromages locaux!

Si vous êtes propriétaire d’une maison de vacances en France, il est primordial maîtriser vos exigences en matière d’impôt foncier français. Cela vous aidera à rester du bon côté des autorités fiscales françaises. De plus, cela vous aidera également à économiser sur votre facture de taxes foncières.

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French Property Tax

Own a holiday home in France? We created this ultimate French tax guide just for you!

Approximately 200 million people visit France each year (pre-covid, of course).

Wow… that’s a lot of tourists!

And it’s easy to see why so many travellers flock here – either as casual vacationers or as international property investors. After all, France is an amazing place to live.

The country has a good climate, top-notch culture, rich history, colourful traditions, lively cities and unspoiled countryside. Not to mention the delectable local wine and cheese!

If you own a holiday home in France, it’s important to get a good handle on your French property tax requirements. This will help you stay on the good side of the French tax authorities. It will also help you to save on your property tax bill

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Property Tax Tips

Just invested in your first overseas buy-to-let property? Here’s everything you need to know about tax.

When purchasing your first overseas buy-to-let property, there are a variety of factors to consider like return on investment, cost and location – but one factor you may not have considered is tax.

International property tax may not be the most exciting topic. But, by getting a strong grasp of the local tax rules, you can save yourself a lot of money and stress at the tax deadline.

Tax rules can differ from country-to-country and in this guide, we will give you some practical tips on how to save on your buy-to-let tax bill and remain compliant when filing your tax return overseas, as well as where you can go for tax advice. 

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Property Tax Tips

File property tax overseas while you drink your coffee

Are you a landlord in a foreign country?

If so, you have probably spent hours trying to understand the tax laws in that state, so that you could file your property tax return.

Owning a property abroad can be hugely rewarding when you have the right help at your side.

If you are earning rental income from your overseas property, you have a tax obligation in the country where your property is located and in your own country.

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Property Tax Tips

9 Top Tips on reducing property income tax for overseas landlords

As a non-resident landlord, it is likely you will be required to file an annual income tax return. Maybe you’re asking yourself questions like – how can I reduce my property taxes?

And while it is not always easy to understand foreign tax laws, by having a strong grasp of your tax requirements and entitlements, you can save yourself a lot of money come tax time. But is there any way to lower your property taxes?

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Irish Property Tax / Property Tax Tips / UK Property Tax

How your mortgage can affect your buy-to-let property tax bill?

A buy-to-let mortgage is a type of mortgage taken by a person who purchases a property, not as a place to live, but rather as an investment.

Buy-to-let mortgages are different from ordinary residential mortgages because the amount you borrow does not depend on how much you earn.

The arrangement fees on buy-to-let mortgages may be more expensive and the interest rates tend to be higher as well.

In this guide, you will learn the basics of how buy-to-let mortgages work and how you can save money on the property tax.

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