Question: How Are Commercial Property Taxes Calculated?

Are taxes higher on commercial property?

Commercial property taxed higher than residential, study says.

Property taxes are being disproportionately collected from commercial and industrial properties, according to a new study.

Thirty-nine states place a higher rate on commercial properties.

How are real property taxes calculated?

The RPT rate for the cities and municipalities in Metro Manila is two percent (2%) while for provinces it is one percent (1%). To compute for RPT, the RPT rate is multiplied by the assessed value of the property. Assessed value is the fair market value of the real property multiplied by the assessment level.

Are commercial property taxes deductible?

You must pay federal tax on your income from commercial property. You can deduct any expenses associated with renting out the property. You only pay tax on the profits, not the gross income. Do not claim security deposits as income, because your intention is to return deposits to renters.

What is a Class 2 property?

Class 2 properties include rental buildings, condominiums and cooperatives. All are valued as if they are income producing properties.