Taxes and the cost of maintaining a property in Spain
Question: Margarita and Aleksey, good afternoon! Tell me, please, the approximate monthly utility bills for sale in Spain (total amount). And about a house in Spain is also interested in monthly payments. With homes, like, there is still some kind of annual tax? He calculated how?
Real estate in Spain as opposed to housing in other European countries is low cost of its content.
The cost of maintaining an apartment or house in Spain include utility costs (Water, electricityAnd gas) ComunidadWhich depends on many parameters:
- The presence of a lift, swimming pool, green area (flowers, palm trees, a lawn), protection and is a year from the 20 1200 to the euro. (1000 euros for this great Comunidad - it means a lot of greenery, palm trees, lawns, fountains, security guards, etc. all depend on urbanization)
The average utility costs in Spain - light and water for 2-room apartment for a family of 3 people make 100-150 euros per month. Payment is automatically withdrawn from your bank account in Spain in accordance with the counter readings (readings removes employee aqua or energy companies) for water 3 every month, and every light 1 2 months.
Read more about the cost of electricity and how to save
The water in the house or apartment in Spain is always a central water supply!
✔ If you do not live in his apartment in Spain all year for water and light still withdraw funds according to your tariff plan.
IBI - Tax on property ownership (Impuesto Sobre Bienes Inmuebles)
He IMPTO bienes inmuebles - The annual tax on property owners in Spain who pay for all homeowners in Spain from August to September. In the province of Alicante it is 0.8%, and in Torrevieja it is 0,5% of the cadastral value of the property, which is always below the market value, which can not fail to please the owners, and is in 2-5 times less than the market price of housing. So for an apartment in Torrevieja you bought for 100 thousand euros, the cadastral value will be about 30 000 euros IBI tax on the ownership of real estate in Spain will 30 000 * 0.5% = 150 euros per year. For the area of Orihuela Costa interest rate annual tax on property ownership is 0.75%.
Income tax IRNR (Impuesto sobre la Renta de No Residentes)
This tax is paid, if you are not a resident of Spain. It is calculated by the formula IRNR = (cadastral value * 2%) / 4. Ie for apartments in Spain cost 100 thousand euros, this tax will 100 000 * 2% = 2000 euros / 4 = 500 euros per year.
See also Taxes when buying property in Spain
How to pay taxes in Spain?
Pay taxes in Spain can be in the administration building, or online via the website https://www.suma.es/
Clicking on the home page at Tramitas con localizador or Access by verification secure code Localizador the same thing in English.
Each year you will be sent notification of tax with an explanation on each paper is required to have a code Localizador it and it will need to enter, as well as your tax number of the foreigner NIE or NIF. Then check the amount to match the amount on the receipt, enter your credit card details and click Pay.
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