Property Tax in Singapore

Property Tax in Singapore

Property Tax in Singapore is a levy imposed on property owners based on the annual value of their properties. The annual value represents the estimated gross annual rent the property could fetch if it were rented out.

Types of Properties Taxed

Property Tax in Singapore applies to various types of properties, including:


  • Residential Properties - Includes apartments, houses, and other residential units.
  • Commercial Properties - Encompasses offices, shops, warehouses, and other commercial spaces.

Tax Rates

Property Tax rates in Singapore are progressive, with different tax bands based on the annual value of the property. The rates for owner-occupied residential properties are generally lower than those for non-owner-occupied residential properties and commercial properties.

Annual Value

Property Tax Rate for Owner-Occupied Residential Properties

Effective 1 Jan 2024

First $8,000


Next $22,000


Next $10,000


Next $15,000


Next $15,000


Next $15,000


Next $15,000


Above $100,000



Annual Value

Property Tax Rates for Non-Owner-Occupied Residential Properties

Effective 1 Jan 2024

First $30,000


Next $15,000


Next $15,000


Above $60,000



Filing Process

Property owners are required to file their Property Tax returns with the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS). The process involves:

  • Gathering Information - Collect relevant documents, including the Annual Value statement received from IRAS and any supporting documents for deductions.
  • Completing the Form - Fill out the property tax return form, accurately indicating the annual value and any allowable deductions.
  • Submission - File the property tax return online through the IRAS website or through paper submission.


Property Tax returns should typically be filed:

  • On or before April 15 for individuals who receive a notice of assessment.
  • Within one month from the date of the notice of assessment for those who are not issued a notice.

Late Filing Penalties

Late filing may result in penalties, and it is crucial for property owners to adhere to the filing deadlines to avoid any additional financial implications.


Comprehending the nuances of Property Tax in Singapore involves understanding the annual value, allowable deductions, progressive tax rates, and the filing process. Seeking guidance from tax professionals ensures accurate reporting, compliance with tax regulations, and effective financial management.

Contact us to navigate your Property Tax responsibilities in Singapore and optimize your tax position while staying in line with regulatory requirements.

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