Cyprus immovable property tax (Cyprus real estate tax)

1.   Cyprus immovable property tax (Cyprus real estate tax)

Cyprus property tax (Cyprus Immovable property tax) is calculated on the market value of the Cyprus property as was on the 1st of January 1980 and applies to immovable property owned by taxpayers on the 1st of January each year and is payable on the 30th of September of the same year. For the immovable property tax for the year 2016, any payments that took place until 31/10/2016 it is provided a discount of 75% and for any payments that will take place after 1/11/2016, it is provided a discount of 72.5%. In addition, any payment that will take place after 31/12/16 is out of date and a 10% penalty plus interest from 1/10/2016 will be imposed. The law was abolished as of 1/1/2017.

2.  Cyprus immovable property tax rates (Cyprus real estate tax rates)

The Cyprus immovable property tax is calculated in accordance with the following rates:

Value of Cyprus property

FromUp toRateAccumulated Cyprus Immovable Property Tax
3.000.001And above1,90 

* When the value of the property does not exceed €12.500 no tax is imposed.

3.  Exemptions

Agricultural land used as such by its owner is exempt from Immovable Property Tax. Public cemeteries, churches and other religious buildings, public hospitals, schools, buildings owned by the Government, embassies, and consulates, common use areas, properties under Turkish occupation, preserved buildings, and buildings used by charities are also exempt from Immovable Property Tax.

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