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What is the history behind PTI? Q&A from our tax team.

When was “Property Tax International” created?


The idea was born in 2006.

We noticed that more and more people were purchasing property abroad and there was a gap in the market for a company that could organise and manage the tax requirements of international property owners.

We wanted to help people who have a property and rental income in France, Germany, Spain, Ireland, the UK, Poland, Hungary and the USA to meet their tax obligations.

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Spanish Property Tax

Own a property in Spain? Here’s everything you need to know about non-resident property taxes.

If you are a non-resident property owner in Spain, you are required to file four different quarterly tax returns throughout the year.

And with the next tax return deadline (20 April) just a couple of weeks away, now is the perfect opportunity for a recap of Spanish tax requirements and obligations.

In this guide, you will find everything a non-resident needs to know about Spanish property income taxes and the tax filing deadlines.

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Polish Property Tax

Have you invested in buy-to-let property in Poland? Here’s everything you need to know about your tax obligations.

If you are a non-resident landlord and earning an income from a property in Poland you will be required to file a tax return before 30 April if you are paying tax under the progressive scale method.

The Polish tax system can be confusing, especially if you don’t speak the local language.

But not to worry, the PTI team are here to help!

So, with that in mind, in this guide we are going to cover everything you need to know before the Polish tax filing deadline and share some useful tips to help you file your return easily online. We will answer some of the most frequently asked questions on Polish rental income tax.

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Hungarian Property Tax

Get your finances in check. See what is your personal income tax on rental gains in Hungary.

Do you earn rental profit from a property in Hungary? If so, you may have questions about your tax obligations and requirements.

In this guide, we will cover everything you need to know about rental income tax if you are a non-resident property owner in Hungary.

First things first. Let’s take a closer look at tax residency status requirements in Hungary.

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French Property Tax

Owning a leaseback rental property in France? See updated information on leaseback taxes on your income.

Leaseback property is a unique scheme in France, which is becoming even more popular.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a leaseback property? What exactly is a leaseback and how does it work?

If you are looking for a hassle-free investment in property in France, especially in tourist destinations, buying a leaseback may be right for you. In this guide, you will find everything you need to know.

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Spanish Property Tax

What are deemed tax returns for a property in Spain?

Ever wondered what is deemed tax?

This is a tax paid by non-residents in Spain who own properties located in the country that were not rented. They are subject to non-resident deemed income tax.

Landlords with a house or apartment in an urban area that is not let, are still obliged to pay tax on “deemed rental income“. In case the property is partially let, Spanish Deemed tax is applicable only for the period in which it was vacant or occupied by the owner for personal use.

These landlords must file a non-resident income tax return (Form 210) to report the “deemed income”.

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German Property Tax

How much property tax do I have to pay on my German rental income?

We’ve answered all of your German rental income tax questions!

The German tax system can be tricky – especially if you are not a resident of Germany or you don’t speak the language.

But don’t worry, the PTI team are here to help!

Every day our team encounters countless German tax questions.

We have used some of those questions to create this handy guide on everything you need to know about tax on rental income in Germany.

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