Belize Property Tax

When buying property in Belize, a good tax advisor and general knowledge of the tax system are important in order to make a wise buy

Belize Property Taxes

When investing in Belize property, it is always good advice to consult a tax expert locally who can help advising you on your specific situation – however, below is some general guidance when it comes to taxes applicable to investing in Belize.

Transfer Tax

Purchaser pays 10% on amounts above $10.000 USD at the time of purchase.

Capital Gains Tax

There is no Capital Gains Tax in Belize. We can also assist you in establishing a local corporation, which would allow you access to banking facilities locally – this is something that can be very attractive, as Belize is knows as a “tax haven” throughout the world.

Property Taxes

Belize uses “millage rates” in the same way the United States does, and it produces some VERY low property taxes. The standard tax on a residential (vacant) land lot that was bought for $15.000 USD would be less than $100 USD per annum.
It is also not customary to pay HOA fees on vacant land in Belize, though the practice is more common in upscale condominium developments.

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