Stamp Duty for property conveyance

Payment of Stamp Duty for property conveyance


How to apply

Target Groups and Application Eligibility:

  1. Natural persons or incorporated bodies who have acquired definitely or temporarily an immovable property or its property rights by onerous means (on sale);
  2. Natural persons or incorporated bodies who have acquired an immovable property or its property rights by gratuitous means (non sale), as well as other property, rights or facts valued above MOP50,000.00 that need to be registered in accordance with the law;
  3. From 30/10/2012 onwards, incorporated bodies, business owners in status of natural person or non-local residents who acquire an immovable residential property or its rights by onerous or gratuitous means, are liable to pay Additional Stamp Duty.

Application Approach:

Application should be proceeded by taxpayer in person, or by an authorized person.

Required Document:

Stamp Duty – Form M/1 – Declaration of Conveyance on sale/non sale of Immovable Property.

Documents must be presented:

  1. Original or authenticated copy of the document, instrument or act related to the conveyance;
  2. If the propertyregistration number of the immovable property is not indicated, the taxpayer has to present a Property Registration Certificate issued by the Real Estate Registry.

Time Needed:

Within 30 days after the earliest document, instrument or act related to the conveyance of property or its property rights is executed.


Service location and office hours

Application Location:

The “Finanças” Building-Service Centre 1:
Ground floor, the “Finanças” Building, 575, 579 & 585 Avenida da Praia Grande, Macao.

Macao Government Services Centre-Taxation:
52 Rua Nova da Areia Preta, Macao.

Macao Government Services Centre in Islands-Taxation:
Third floor, 225 Rua de Coimbra, Taipa

Office hours:

The “Finanças” Building-Service Centre 1:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 7:00pm
Friday: 9:00am to 6:45pm
Closed on public holidays and weekends

Macao Government Services Centre-Taxation and Macao Government Services Centre in Islands-Taxation:
Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 6:00pm
Closed on public holidays and weekends

Charge

  1. Tax rate for conveyance on sale of property:
    Taxable Amount x Progressive Tax Rate* + 5% Stamp Duty on Payment Slip
    Taxable Amount Up to $2,000,000 -Tax Rate* 1%
    Taxable Amount from $2,000,001 to $4,000,000 -Tax Rate* 2%
    Taxable Amount above $4,000,000 -Tax Rate* 3%
  2. Tax rate for conveyance non sale of property:
    Taxable Amount x Fixed Tax Rate 5% + 5% Stamp Duty on Payment Slip
  3. Tax rate for Additionl Stamp Duty:
    Taxable Amount x Fixed Tax Rate 10% + 5% Stamp Duty on Payment Slip

Simulation Calculation

Conveyance on sale of property or its property rights:

1.Definite conveyance
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2.Definite conveyance (with an intermediate conveyance effected previously)
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3. Special Stamp Duty for Property Conveyance
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Time required for processing

Please refer to the Performance Pledge of the DSF.


Remark / Guidance notes

  1. M/2 ‘Stamp Duty – Payment Slip’ issued by the DSF;
  2. Stamp Duty should be paid to the Tax Collection Unit located respectively in DSF Building, Macao Government Services Centre, Macao Government Services Centre in Islands and Long Cheng Building within 30 days after the earliest document, instrument or act related to the conveyance of property or its property rights is executed.

Penalties:

  1. A penalty equals to three times of the tax amount due will be incurred if the whole or part of the Stamp Duty remains unpaid within the statutory period;
  2. If the tax amount payable due is paid within 30 days after the payment deadline, the penalty will be reduced to one-third;
  3. If the tax amount payable due is paid within the period from the day 31st to the 60th after the payment deadline, the penalty will be reduced to 50%.

Content provider: Financial Services Bureau (DSF)

Last modified: 2019-07-25 10:57

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