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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

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

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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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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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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