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Investment Taxation for Expats in the United Arab Emirates

Submitted: February 2014

Taxable income in this category includes:

  • interest from bank and building society deposits
  • interest from government and corporate stocks (bonds)
  • rental income from properties both in Germany and abroad
  • dividends, and
  • capital gains.

Interest

There is no income tax on interest income in the UAE.

Rental income

There is no income tax on rental income in the UAE. Municipal property taxes may be payable by both tenants and owners. These are generally calculated as a percentage of the annual rental value. The rates are generally in the region of 5%

Dividends

There is no tax on dividend income in the UAE.

Capital gains

There is no capital gains tax for individuals in the UAE.

 

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