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Property Tax Tips

How to be property tax-savvy in 2021

Owning a property is one of the largest investments you’ll ever make and it’s a huge financial responsibility.

As with any investment, you need to know how to get the most out of it. Knowing the tax credits and tax deductions available to property can help you ensure your investment pays you back.

In this guide, we will outline some useful tax tips for property owners who want to save money and reduce their taxes.

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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

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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Property Tax Tips

Are you a non-resident landlord during a COVID-19 lockdown?

Do you have a property overseas that you usually rent out to holidaymakers? The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns have more than likely impacted your ability to rent out your property. 

The last thing you want to do this year is pay a big tax bill after having an inconsistent year for renting out your property. So, in this article we will highlight how you can minimise your property tax bill.

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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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Property Tax Tips

Renting property abroad to holidaymakers? Here’s everything you need to know about your tax requirements.

If you are fortunate enough to own a property in a popular holiday destination, then maybe you have considered the idea of letting it out while it’s vacant. This is an ideal way for many holiday home owners to cover the costs of owning a property and perhaps earn some extra income on the side.

However, if you earn an income from a property overseas – even from short term holiday bookings – it is likely that you will have a tax filing requirement in that country.

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USA Property Tax

What Europeans need to know about tax if owning a property in the USA?

9 things Europeans with property in the US need to know about tax

It’s hard enough to come to terms with tax in your own country without having to understand the tax rules and regulations in the USA as well.

But if you own a property in the US, it is very important that you have a strong grasp of your tax obligations and entitlements.

Ultimately, this will help you to make the most of your investment.

The challenge is that foreign property owners often face a more complex tax situation.

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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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