Real estate investment

In Mauritius
 

Known for its idyllic beaches and its hospitality, Mauritius offers to any foreigner wishing to reside in this small paradise a safe, welcoming and pleasant environment with residential, medical, school and airport infrastructures of international standards.



Downlaod investement guide in Mauritius

Real estate investment in Mauritius

In order to promote development and thus attract foreign investors, Mauritius has concluded fiscal conventions with more than thirty countries, including France and Belgium.

As a result, any property acquired on Mauritian territory is not included in the calculation of the tax on wealth and the income obtained from the rental or resale of real estate in Mauritius is taxable only in Mauritius and not in the country of origin of the investor.

This small tropical paradise in the heart of the Indian Ocean boasts nearly 5% of economic growth and has enjoyed unparalleled socio-political stability since its independence in 1968, making it one of the 10 most peaceful countries in the world.

Its flexible tax system offers a number of non-pecuniary advantages, including a single tax rate of 15% on personal and corporate income, no capital gains taxes, dividends and no restrictions on repatriation of profits, dividends, and capital.

The double tax treaty exemption signed by Mauritius with more than 35 countries is more than beneficial for investors wishing to invest in real estate with a lower cost for a higher return. The property investment scheme is accessible to expatriates who desire to buy real estate in Mauritius or seniors who would like to afford a golden retirement on this tropical island.

Tax benefits of PDS, R.E.S and I.R.S property investment in Mauritius

In summary, investing in Mauritius allows foreign investors to benefit from a very advantageous tax framework, namely

No property tax
No residential tax
No CSG (widespread social contribution) or CRDS (Contribution for the repayment of the social debt)
No taxes on dividends
No taxes on capital gains
No taxes on wealth
No taxes on inheritance
Automatic residence permit for an investment greater than $ 500,000 (US dollars), including children up to 24 years of age.
Profits and dividends repatriable without any restriction.

 


The third-party costs of the Mauritian real estate investment for a foreign citizen are

• Government fees B.O.I - 5% or US $ 25,000 (depending on investment plan and property category)
• Notary fees - 1.15%

It is also now possible for a foreigner to retire to Mauritius by becoming the owner of a property designed for foreign buyers. In addition to the variety of world embassies in Mauritius, the proximity of Reunion Island gives easy access to all the services of the French administration for expatriates who have chosen to settle in Mauritius.

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