When selling a property in Marbella, Spain, you can expect to pay the following taxes:

  1. Capital gains tax: If you sell a property in Spain that is not your primary residence, you will need to pay capital gains tax on the profit you make from the sale. The tax rate is 19% for residents of Spain and 23% for non-residents.
  2. Plusvalía tax: Plusvalía tax is a tax on the increase in value of a property over time. This tax is based on the value of the land, not the value of the building. It is paid by the seller and is calculated by the municipality where the property is located.
  3. Transfer tax: When you sell a property in Spain, you will need to pay a transfer tax. The rate for this tax is 7% for residents of Spain and 10% for non-residents.
  4. VAT: If you sell a newly constructed property, you may need to pay value-added tax (VAT). The VAT rate in Spain is 21%.


It is important to note that these are just general guidelines and the specific taxes you will need to pay may vary depending on your circumstances. It is a good idea to consult with a tax professional or lawyer to determine the exact taxes you will need to pay when selling a property in Marbella. Greystone International Group can recommend you a professional to help with this stage of selling your property in Marbella.

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