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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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Property Tax Tips

New Brexit property tax information non-resident owners should know

British people with holiday homes abroad could face shockingly high tax bills, according to new claims.

Following the official departure of the United Kingdom from the EU on 31 December, many foreign homeowners were understandably anxious about how their property would be affected.

Not many people are aware of subtle changes around international property tax for UK residents. 

With that in mind, we will explore the facts that non-resident homeowners should know.

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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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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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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 July) 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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