Bahrain: Vacant Land Tax Proposed

Bahrain News developments

Bahrain: Vacant Land Tax Proposed

Gulf Daily News, 4 December 2023: A group of Bahraini MPs has proposed the introduction of a vacant land tax.

Under the proposal, a tax rate of 1% would be imposed on 1,000 square-metre plots of land not urbanised within five years of being purchased.

It would be imposed annually.

If approved, the 2013 Real Estate Registration Law would be amended.

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Tanya Jain