New Tax for Houses, Excluded Categories
Albanian Daily News
Published March 20, 2018
Ten categories will be excluded by the new tax for the houses which will be applied starting from April 1. Those are building whom head of families have pension, or social pension, or receive economic aid, or people that live in the city or countryside and the family members are all pensioners; social housing; cult object and the one that are of service to the clergy, etc.
While all other building will be subject to the new houses tax, which is divided in three instances. These instances are divide as follows: 1) 0,05% for a building that is used as residence 2) 0,2% for building used for economical activities, 3) 30% for sites that are deemed construction sites and have not finished within the agreed time-frame. These are a few changes made in the legislation regarding domestic taxes, which enters into force in the beginning of the next year. These taxes apply to anyone that utilizes building in Albania.