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Property tax

The property tax is a regional tax on real estate (houses, apartments, land, etc.) to be paid each year. This tax is equivalent to a percentage of the indexed cadastral income. The amount of the tax varies according to the location of the property.

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Who must pay the tax?

The Property Tax is due by the owner of the property or the holder of a real right with the largest share on January 1 of the fiscal year.

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How is the property tax (OV) calculated?

The Property Tax is calculated on the basis of the cadastral income, as of January 1st of the fiscal year. It applies to all real estate located in the Brussels-Capital Region. Payment is made annually.

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What are the reductions?

There are reductions for small dwelling, households with at least two dependent children, people with disabilities, listed buildings, buildings, rented through a social housing agency and social housing.

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