Property tax is a tax that must be paid annually by building or land owners. The amount of this tax paid per Real Estate Tax Law No. 1319 may vary annually. The property tax payment process varies depending on the city where the property is located. Although some municipalities can pay the property tax online, in some municipalities you can apply directly to the municipality or via EFT.
2023 PROPERTY TAX INCREASE RATE
According to the Real Estate Tax Law, it is stated that the real estate tax increase rate will increase by 61,465 percent in 2023. This rate is calculated over half of the revaluation rate.
2023 PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT DATES
Building, land, and property owners seek the answer to the question “When is the property tax paid?” every year. The answer to this question for 2023 will vary depending on the payment method you will make.
If you are going to pay the property tax in two installments, you must pay the first installment from March to the last day of May. The second installment must be paid before the end of November. If you are going to pay in one go, you must complete the payment process by the end of May.
DO FOREIGN CITIZENS PAY PROPERTY TAXES?
According to real estate law, any residence, workplace, or land within the borders of Turkey is subject to real estate tax. Therefore, foreigners who buy property in Turkey are required to pay property tax. If these real estates are within the boundaries of the metropolitan municipality and its adjacent areas, the applied rate is doubled. The property tax payment requirement begins one year after the property is purchased.
HOW TO LEARN ABOUT PROPERTY TAX DEBT?
Learning about property tax debt is an extremely easy and simple process. You can make your home tax inquiry online. You can follow the steps below to perform the e-Devlet property tax inquiry process:
● Login to your e-Devlet account.
● Type “Tax Debt Inquiry” in the search field.
● If you have an unpaid property tax debt, this will be indicated on the screen after the call.