Tax on Curacao
When renting out real estate located in Curaçao, 65% of the rental income is taken into account as taxable income. The costs charged by the lessor (tenant charges) are not regarded as rental income. This could include, for example, costs for electricity and garden maintenance. These costs can be directly deducted from the rental income
After the fixed deduction of 35%, any interest charges may be deducted from the financing of the property, as well as the premium of a term life insurance policy associated with that loan.
If the property is sold for an amount higher than the purchase price, no tax is due on it.
Rental income is taxed at the progressive income tax rate. The following rates apply for 2022:
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In addition, there are various compliance obligations for the other Curaçao taxes (sales tax, property tax).Guardhouse Financial Services is happy to assist you in optimizing your tax position. Contact Guardhouse Financial Services, the expert in taxation and real estate, today for a no-obligation introduction.